Pagdiriwang Missalette featured in Philippine Daily Inquirer

The Philippine Daily Inquirer, a leading newspaper in the Philippines, recently featured on its News section CFA’s “Pagdiriwang Missalette”. Pagdiriwang Missalette is our new Sunday Liturgy Guide, focused on the Church of the Poor, the Basic Ecclesial Communities and the Challenge of the New Evangelization. Starting February of this year, it is being posted weekly


BIDA Values Video Series Released

“Ang Kabataang BIDA”, a quasi-movement launched by CFA, announces the release of the BIDA Values Video Series. These videos feature acts of selfless people who choose to help others in need and feel the duty to serve their communities. The series aims to encourage young people to realize and believe that when they help someone


PAGLINANG 2014 to tackle K-12 Curriculum, Early Years Act, and the Kindergarten Education Act

Communication Foundation for Asia (CFA), together with the Educational Resources on Multilingualism and Multiculturalism for All Teachers (ERMMAT), and the University of the Philippines College of Education (UPCED), will host a Series of Training-Workshops on the K-12 Curriculum, Early Years Act, and the Kindergarten Education Act under the Mother Tongue Based-Multilingual Education (MTB-MLE) Framework. Experts on MTB-MLE


CFA offers Online Lenten Season Celebration

The Season of Lent is a time for an introspective journey to discover not only one’s self but one’s mission in the salvific mission of the Catholic Church. Communication Foundation for Asia (CFA) understands that modern life affords very little time for people to participate in traditional retreats/recollection, hence it offers an alternative via its


How Do Students Use Their Tablets? CFA Wants to Know

In order to provide better services for its subscribers, CFA has launched a short online survey on How Students Use their Tablets in Schools. This is in line with CFA’s introduction of digital versions of its printed magazines this coming 2014-2015 school year. Click on this link to connect to the online survey: bit.ly/tabsurveycfa. It


Songwriting and MTV Contest Ends in a Joyous Concert

CFA recently concluded the Awit ng mga Bagong Bida 2 Songwriting and Music Video Making Contest last March 7, 2014 at the CFA grounds with an event dubbed “Nasa V-Zone Ka Na Ba?” The concert, which served as the awarding ceremony of the contest, featured Paolo Santos, Jett Pangan, and Moonstar88. It paid tribute to


2014 Catechetical Congress Focuses on New Evangelization

The new socio-cultural situation of our young people today is different from the socio-cultural situation that produced the content and catechetical approaches that we are using today.  It is the same Jesus that we proclaim yesterday, today and tomorrow.  But we need to proclaim Him in a new way; we need to propose Him to our young


CFA Sets Eyes on Animation

Three days a week, for about an hour each time, four young Artists from CFA’s Publications Department meet, with the aim of moving up from the static magazine illustrations they have been accustomed to, and migrating to the world of moving and talking images—animation. CFA has long wanted to produce animated shorts and features, partly


Join CFA’s Lenten Recollection online on March 21

The Lenten Season is upon us. Considered as a time for introspection and sacrifice, Lent prepares Catholics to a time of repentance and reflection. CFA’s Catechetical Resource Center, headed by Ms. Evelyn Alinea, has set the CFA community’s own Lenten Recollection on March 21 (Friday). Done yearly, the recollection sets the mood towards the days


CFA Hosts US Medical Mission Team

CFA’s Director for Training and Catechetical Resources Fr. Ben Alforque, MSC welcomed the Global Solidarity Medical Mission (GSMM) team from St. George Parish, Fontana, California to CFA. The team was composed of 46 Filipino-Americans, Anglo-Hispanics, a Tongan whose roots are from the Asia-Pacific region. Among the group were ten doctors and fifteen nurses; the rest