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Manila Archbishop urges priests: Pursue solidarity with people

Manila Archbishop urges priests: Pursue solidarity with people

News
CHURCH leaders must actively pursue the mission of building solidarity with the people and refrain from idleness and personal attachments, Manila Archbishop Jose Cardinal Advincula urged fellow priests.  “Let us let go of all rigidities and attachments to be available for this mission… Let us allow the fire of the missionary seal to constantly burn in our priestly hearts,” Advincula said during his homily for the Chrism Mass held at the Manila Cathedral on April 14. Advincula reminded the leaders not to see themselves as someone above the people but rather as someone who will lead them in solidarity with God. He added that God anointed them to act on behalf of His people, especially the needy and oppressed.  “Let us keep going out, administering to all, so that the good new...
Hesu Kristo: Reconnecting faith through art

Hesu Kristo: Reconnecting faith through art

Culture
by THEA ANDREA C. MAGUERIANO EVERY Holy Week, Christians commemorate the passion, death, and resurrection of Jesus. Devouts also spend these holy times reflecting on His life, sacrifices, and miracles.  During this season, passion is often shown through creative ways such as passion plays or senakulo. To interpret faith through displays and artworks, Art Show Philippines made preparations for artists to show their perception of Christ in an online exhibit titled "HESUKRISTO: Filipino Artists' Interpretation of Jesus Christ". Last March 26, Art Show Philippines displayed a series of artworks through Facebook, creating a platform to show and sell them. In time for Holy Week, 128 artists showcased non-conventional images of the Lord, from the perspective of the youth today.   ...