There are 7,107 islands in the Philippines. The Catholic faith is very alive in this beautiful island nation. The 51st International Eucharistic Congress is allowing a conversation to begin among the thousands of pilgrims attending from around the world, and now with all of you, the viewers. May we all instill in our hearts the magnanimity of the Eucharist to our faith journeys. No […]

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“Each one of us has a unique story of how God called us” says Sister. And it was the Holy Eucharist which sparked a movement in Sister’s heart to consider religious life. This inspiring story will bring tears to your eyes when you see the joy in her face, which comes from… Let us share our stories with […]

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A vocation was born through a book, but it was a confusing book for Sister. When Sr. Ma. Josefa G. San Luis, FSP (Daughters of Saint Paul) encountered this book, she began to ask questions. Why is there a confusing book in print about the resurrection? This question laid a foundation for Sr. Ma. Josefa’s decision […]

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Visit Jason Evert’s website: ChastityProject.com During a speaking engagement in Manila, Philippines, Jason Evert reunites with OBS-Philippines to explore the meaning of mercy in our modern times, building on the Holy Father’s theme of “Mercy and Compassion” during his papal visit in this region and the recent announcement for an Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy […]

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Check out Jason Evert’s work with the ChastityProject.com  Special thanks to Light of Jesus Family for allowing OBS to film at the event! Jason Evert returns and muses with OBS-Philippines on the nature of suffering in our lives. Are we merely the sum of our brokenness? Or is there value to our life because of […]

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On the occasion of the 5th Birth Centenary of St. Teresa of Avila, OBS-Philippines sits down with Fr. Mariano “Jun-Jun” Agruda, OCD, a Carmelite priest who has a Masters in Mysticism & Human Sciences at the Centro Internacional Teresiano Sanjuanista of the Catholic University of Avila in Spain, to discuss the significance of Carmelite Spirituality […]

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20 years ago, on the same day and the same place, Pope John Paul II celebrated the biggest ever Papal Mass to an audience of 4-million people in the heart of Manila as the climax to the World Youth Day in 1995 in the Philippines. History is made once again with Pope Francis when more […]

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Find recipes at www.GraceBeforeMeals.com Fr. Leo Patalinghug, the Cooking Priest, returns to his homeland – the 7,107 Islands of Faith – this time coinciding with Pope Francis’ visit to the Philippines. Reuniting with the OBS Philippines correspondent David Panlilio, Fr. Leo dishes out his trademark religious wit and cultural insights on this historical event. An event […]

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In a memorable encounter in the nation’s Pontifical University, Pope Francis had a heart-felt dialogue with the Filipino youth, a demographic that makes up more than 40% of the country’s population. With the many problems facing the youth in this region – homelessness, school dropouts, sex trafficking and prostitution – this was a critical engagement […]

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During his five day visit to the Philippines, Pope Francis made sure to meet and dialogue many Filipino families, especially in the wake of the recent Synod on the Families. “God calls upon us to recognize the dangers threatening our own families and to protect them from harm.” The Holy Father made these remarks to […]

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