» 03/23/2010, 00.00
Songs, dances and Gospel stories bring Easter to life for orphans and elderly of Malolos
The initiative takes place during Lent and will involve before Easter, 79 patients of the disciples of Emmaus Home of Apostolate in Malolos. Organizers of the event the Augustinian nuns of Our Lady of Consolation and a group of students from the diocese of Bulacan. Sister Easter Aunan "Like us patients need to live the experience of hope embodied in the Passover.
Lent: Filipino Church helping victims of natural disasters
Inspired by the theme 'Stewardship is discipleship,' Mgr Tagle launched fund raising for communities affected by typhoons Washi and Ketsana. Caritas Manila sent 6 million pesos in food and first aid. For Mgr Ledesma, housing now is the priority.
Manila, 90 new "barefoot doctors" for mountain tribes
The Catholic Foundation of Our Lady of peacekeeping missions has been involved for years in preparing health care professionals capable of providing first aid in remote areas of the country. A course in 10 modules to ensure the marginalized of society have immediate access to quality care.
The paradise of Palawan, amid nature and children dying of hunger
The island is considered one of the most beautiful in the Philippines, but also has the highest rate of malnutrition in the country. Out of 6,550 children under 6 years of age, 1,118 (17.07%) are considered underweight; 256 (3.90%) severly underweight; only 60 (0.92%) overweight.
For 200 years the Hospicio de San Jose in Manila welcomes elderly, orphans and disabled
Directed by the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul ,it is the oldest institution for orphans and needy in the Philippines. Over 300 people assisted.
Archbishop of Manila: For Lent, let us overcome the hunger of poor children
The cardinal calls upon the faithful to offer their fasting and abstinence on behalf of malnourished children. A donation "will go a long way." Caritas Manila has initiated a project that has helped more than 24,000 minors in two years.
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