The Bible as God's Word
With the quietude of the 11th Street, New Manila, Quezon City as backdrop of the regular Lay Salvatorian session, Fr. Christopher Kowalczyk, SDS expounded on what the Bible is, its importance, raised facts and cleared myths about the Scriptures on July 1, 2012.
Answering the Filipino Migrant’s Call for Help
The Philippines is one of the topmost exporters of human labor, treated as prime commodities. The Filipino Diaspora is a diverse group of OFWs composed of thousands. Of this make-up, 3.73 million or 42% are permanent residents, 4.27 million or 48% have temporary work contracts while an alarming 10% or almost 850,000 are undocumented migrants, according to POEA data of 2009. At present, there is an estimated 8.9 million or roughly 10% of the population, who are OFWs in 197 countries around the globe and work as laborers, factory workers, service workers, healthcare workers, professional and clerical employees, entertainers, seafarers or domestics.