Archbishop of Manila and Caritas Internationalis President: H.E. Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, gives his thoughts on how to cultivate a culture of encounter and hope, especially for persons with disabilities which leads to the Eucharist as its source. Oftentimes the poor, people with disabilities, and those who are labeled as the least and the last […]

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Chastity Speaker Matthew Fradd talks about Porn for a living and he’s not ashamed of it, learn more about his work at www.MattFradd.com & www.ThePornEffect.com He recalls his exposure to porn since he was 8 years old especially when the age of the internet came in, it was a downhill road which made him realize how it was […]

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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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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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‘He is the Vicar of Christ on earth. If we get close to him (Pope Francis), we get close to Christ. Jesus has something to tell us through Pope Francis.’ We must go out to the peripheries to encounter those that need Christ’s love. There are ‘one billion Catholics’ on earth. But what if there were seven […]

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What a moment that would be, if you could spend five minutes with the Holy Father! Perhaps we sometimes forget in the 21st century, that the Pope, now Pope Francis, is a successor to Saint Peter. Jesus chose Peter to bear forth in to history the ‘keys of the kingdom.’ Scripture paints a clear picture […]

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