“Dear Peace” Shown at Our Lady of Peace School

Five hundred seventy six students from Our Lady of Peace School in Antipolo, Rizal (OLPS) watched and discussed CFA’s Peace Camp 1 video documentary, ‘Dear Peace’ last September 3, 2009, in celebration of Peace Month. CFA was invited to make the peace presentation by the school principal Sr. Felicitas Bernardo, SPC, as part of a


Forum on Media Role in Good Governance Draws Big Audience

The participation of people in governance is the foundation of democracy. Media plays a crucial role in bringing this about.” This was the opening statement of Reynaldo Hulog, Executive Director of Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP), during the Communication Foundation for Asia’s media forum held last August 27, 2009 at the CFA Lagerway


Educators Come Together for Journalism & Desktop Publishing Workshop

A total of 22 educators from various parts of the country learned new and creative ways of producing school bulletins and newsletters at a recent Community Journalism and Desktop Publishing Seminar-Workshop conducted by the Communication Foundation for Asia (CFA). It was the first in the series of new CFA training seminars for Christian Living Teachers

Come and See

29 Sept 2009 Today’s Readings: Dn 7:9-10, 13-14 or Rv 12:7-12ab, Jn 1:47-51 REFLECTION John the Baptist affirmed : there is one among you whom you do not know. John the Baptist was the first to discover Jesus then later Andrew and Simon. To know who Jesus is he asked the disciples what their inner

Whoever is not Against Us is with Us

28 Sept 2009 Today’s Readings: Zec 8: 1-8, LK 9: 46-50 REFLECTION Today’s Gospel lesson begins with one of Jesus’ disciples, John, approaching him and saying, “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop him because he was not following us.” John and the other disciples see themselves

Deny Oneself

26 Sept 2009 Today’s Readings: Zec 2:5-9, 14-15a, Lk 9:43b-45 REFLECTION “The crowd and the disciples were all amazed”. People are easily taken by shows,spectacles, mighty deeds. Earlier, Jesus performed marvelous deeds. The people were overwhelmed by the manifestation of Jesus’ power. It is at this point that Jesus talks about his coming Passion in

Peter’s Confession About Jesus

25 Sept 2009 Today’s Readings: Hg 2:1-9, Lk 9:18-22 REFLECTION If Peter confessed that Jesus was ‘The Messiah of God’, he was merely echoing the widespread suspicion that Jesus was the long-awaited political liberator who would restore the kingdom of David. Indeed, at that time, the title, “ The Messiah of God”, much as the

His Name is Jesus

24 Sept 2009 Today’s Readings: Hg 1:1-8/ Lk 9:7-9 REFLECTION Today’s gospel we hear Herod sought to see Jesus more out of curiosity and fear than out of a sincere desire to know God and his word. Despite the fact that Jesus didn’t do his miracles to impress people, the miracles he performed were impressive.

Mercy… Not Sacrifice

21 Sept 2009 Today’s Readings: Eph 4;1-13, Mt 9:9-13 REFLECTION Today’s Gospel we hear lessons on mercy and sacrifice. Jesus is telling his disciples that it is a SIN to view ANYONE with contempt and that the kingdom of God is about mercy, compassion and love for ALL His people. It is NOT about living