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The Roman Catholic church - The Pope and the Vatican

The Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines - general

Attire and Etiquette in the church

Filipino Saints, Patrons, Patronesses, Blesseds & Servants of God

St. John's - San Juan's Eve and Feast day

Santo Niño de Cebu

Churches - Shrines - Mass schedules - etc.

Apparitions - Miracles - etc.

Wedding

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Baptism, First Communion & Confirmation (The first 3 Sacraments)

Death - Funeral - etc.

Roman Catholic universities, colleges, highschools, elementary school etc.

Paperwork - registrations - certificates

How to Become a Roman Catholic Convert

Radio- & Televisionstations in the Vatican

Radio- & Televisionstations & Newspapers - The Catholic Church - Philippines

etc. Christian Radio - TV Networks - Philippines

Apps - Bible, Prayers, Blessings etc. - Catholic Church

Apps - Hymns - The Catholic Church

Apps - The Catholic Church in the Philippines

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Baptism, First Communion & Confirmation (The first 3 Sacraments)

Catholic Church: Music - Songs - Hymns for all occasions & Church Choirs and Organs - etc.

Catholic Church: Liturgy - Bibles - Blessings - Prayers - Prayer Book - Sacraments - Songs - Hymns etc.

Filipino Saints, Patrons, Patronesses, Blesseds & Servants of God: Life - History - Hymns - Gozos

Catholic church in Cebu: Santo Niño de Cebú - Basilica del Santo Niño and Sinulog St. Niño de Cebu

Catholic Church: Roman Catholic Church Orders, Monasteries, Abbeys & Convents in the Philippines

Advent, Saint Lucy, Christmas, New Years celebration & 3 Kings day in the Philippines

Catholic Church: Lenten rituals, Easter - Semana Santa "Holy Week", Ascension of Jesus  & Whitsun - Pentecost

Catholic - Filipino culture about Undas - All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day

Catholic Church: Institutes, Schools etc. of Theology - Liturgy

Wedding - Marriage in the Philippines and - or to a Filipino - Filipina - Culture

"Death, Funeral, Burial & Mourning - Beliefs & Customs" - Traditional & Ethnic in the Philippines

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Religions in the Philippines

Divorce - Annulment of marriage

Child Spouses - Early Marriage

Paperwork - Registrations - Certificates - Licenses - Etc.

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THE CORPORATION CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES
[Batas Pambansa Blg. 68]
TITLE XIII Special Corporations
Chapter II – RELIGIOUS CORPORATIONS

CORPORATION CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES title I - XVI HERE

The Roman Catholic church - The Pope and the Vatican

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Roman Catholic Church - The Hole See - The Vatican

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Roman Catholicism in the Philippines HERE and HERE

Vatican.va - Mobile applications (App)

The App of the official website of the Holy See - it contains the Papal Magisterium and the institutional information of the Apostolic See.

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 The Hole See - The Vatican

The Pontifical Anthem or Papal Anthem

is the official anthem of the Pope, the Holy See and the Vatican City State. It is played at solemn occasions of the State and ceremonies in which the Pope or one of his representatives, such as a nuncio, is present. When the Vatican's flag is ceremonially raised, only the first eight bars are played.

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Pope Benedict XVI - My Vatican and Visit the Pope at the Apostolic Palace

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Pope Benedict XVI: A Living Church in the Philippines

The Pope has said that only by relying on God is it possible to humanize society and rediscover the true destiny of all mankind. Speaking to the bishops of the Philippines at the end of their Ad Limina visit, Benedict XVI praised the vitality of the Church in the Philippines, the commitment of small ecclesial communities and lay organizations who are at the forefront of transmitting the Christian message to all of society. The Pope then stressed the importance of evangelization and the formation of young Christian families based on the indissolubility of marriage. Finally, he hoped that many young people would respond to the call to the priesthood and consecrated life. Uploaded on Feb 18, 2011.

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Conclave - Pope Francis I "The first days for the Pope untill - incl. 2013-03-17"

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The coat of arms for Pope Francis

is nearly identical to the one he used as archbishop, notable for its simplicity. Following in the steps of Benedict XVI, he replaced the triple crown with a triple mitre, symbolizing the Pope's three missions to teach, govern and judge. Behind the mitre are the crossed keys of St. Peter, one gold and one silver, united by a red string. Published on Mar 19, 2013

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Pope Francis sends Filipinos video messages

Look descriptions in the album about the different video messages from the Pope

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Pope to PH: Don't get tired of mercy

Pope Francis, Cardinal Tagle appeal for mercy

The biggest event in the Philippine Catholic Church this year (2013) ends on a historic note – with a message from Pope Francis.

Paterno Esmaquel reports. Look the script of the video report as pdf HERE

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The Roman Catholic church in the Philippines - general

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Pope Benedict XVI: A Living Church in the Philippines

The Pope has said that only by relying on God is it possible to humanize society and rediscover the true destiny of all mankind. Speaking to the bishops of the Philippines at the end of their Ad Limina visit, Benedict XVI praised the vitality of the Church in the Philippines, the commitment of small ecclesial communities and lay organizations who are at the forefront of transmitting the Christian message to all of society. The Pope then stressed the importance of evangelization and the formation of young Christian families based on the indissolubility of marriage. Finally, he hoped that many young people would respond to the call to the priesthood and consecrated life. Uploaded on Feb 18, 2011.

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Confession, The Sacrament of Reconciliation

The Sacrament of Reconciliation was instituted by Christ for the forgiveness of sins, returning us to the state of grace necessary for reception of the Eucharist, the Body of Christ

"To those who have been far away from the sacrament of Reconciliation and forgiving love, I make this appeal: Come back to this source of grace; do not be afraid! Christ himself is waiting for you. He will heal you, and you will be at peace with God!" - John Paul II

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Embassy of the Holy See (Apostolic Nunciature) in the Philippines

H. E. Archbishop Antonio Franco
Apostolic Nuncio
2140 Taft Avenue
Manila City 1004 Philippines
Tel. No.: (2) 521 0307
Fax No.: (2) 521 1235

Look also HERE and HERE

Philippine Embassy in Vatican, the Holy See (Vatican City)
Mercedes Arrastia Tuason, Ambassador
Via Paolo VI, 29
00193 Rome
Holy See (Vatican City)

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Catechism of the Catholic Church

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Catholic Church in Philippines - Catholic-Hierarchy
Catholic Churches in the Philippines
Catholic Church in the Philippines
Map of the Philippines showing the different archdioceses

List of the Roman Catholic dioceses of the Philippines HERE

Map of the Philippines showing the different apostolic vicariates
Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines - CBCP

ECCLESIASTICAL PROVINCES OF THE PHILIPPINES

CBCP News

CBCP News Service was approved by the Permanent Council of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippine (CBCP)

The Military Ordinariate of the Philippines or MOP
The Official Website of the Archdiocese of Cebu (CBCP)
The Official Website of the Archdiocese of Cebu (ORG)
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cebu

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List of the Roman Catholic dioceses of the Philippines HERE

Archdiocese of Cebu

Commission on Youth

The Official Website of  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Manila
The Official Website of the Diocese of Parañaque

territories the cities of Parañaque, Las Piñas, and Muntinlupa

Look also HERE

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro

(Archidioecesis Cagayanae)

Look also HERE and HERE

Roman Catholic Diocese of Borongan
The Apostolic Vicariate of Bontoc-Lagawe covers the two civil provinces of Ifugao and the Mountain Province

Look also HERE and HERE

Archdiocese of Jaro
Roman Catholic Diocese of Talibon

The Diocese of Talibon comprises half of the civil province of Bohol

The Official Website of the Diocese of Balanga

Look also HERE and HERE

CatholicSource mainpage

The Official Website of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP)
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Catholic Priests and Bishops use social media to reach people

Catholic Priests and Bishops encourage to use social networking sites; Pope Francis with 10 million followers on twitter

SOCIETY OF ST. PAUL

is an international Catholic religious congregation composed of priests and brothers. Its Philippine subsidiary, ST PAULS Philippines, is established as the apostolic ministry of the congregation's Philippine-Macau Province. It is owned and operated by the Society of St. Paul, Inc.

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The Couples for Christ

Foundation for Family and Life (CFC FFL)

a Philippine-based Catholic charismatic lay community that emphasizes family life renewal and evangelization

It is led by an International Council, which operates in the Philippines under the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines and can report directly to the Vatican.

Look also HERE, HERE and HERE

Video

The Couples for Christ

Foundation for Family and Life (CFC FFL)

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Heart of the Matter: Frank and Gerry Padilla

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Sangguniang Laiko ng Pilipinas

Episcopal Commission on the Laity

Look also Council of the Laity of the Philippines and HERE

The Episcopal Commission for the Biblical Apostolate (ECBA)

is a pastoral commission of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) whose area of competence and service is the biblical-pastoral ministry in its five-fold ministries of:

◦Animating Biblical-Pastoral Formation (ABPF),
◦Organizing Bible Celebration (OBC),
◦Promoting Bible Translation (PBT),
◦Assisting Bible Production (ABP),
◦Coordinating Bible Distribution (CBD).
Impact Magazine - online
The Philippine Jesuits

read also HERE and HERE

The Knights of Columbus Fraternal Association of the Philippines, Inc. (KCFAPI)
The Pinoy Catholic The Pinoy Catholic - Rants, ramblings, raves and reflections of a Filipino Catholic
The Original Catholic Encyclopedia
Commission on Youth (COY) - Archdiocese of Cebu Website. The Youth Ministry and Program in the Archdiocese of Cebu
The Apostles Filipino Catholic Community (AFCC)
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The Apostles Filipino Catholic Community (AFCC)

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The Catholic Encyclopedia
Catholic Biblical Federation - Look countries HERE
Roman Catholicism in the Philippines

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List of parishes in Cebu
How to find

Philippines Church Records

While each church has its own policies on record keeping, most churches keep records of:

  • Baptisms
  • Christenings
  • Confirmations
  • Marriages
  • Burials
  • Memberships
  • Admissions
  • Removals
Baptismal And Confirmation Certificates Is There A Way Of Getting Copies Of Baptismal And Confirmation Certificates - Sorry not so easy

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ANGELUS (Orasyon in Tagalog)

The Angelus (Latin for "angel") is a devotion in memory of the Incarnation

The devotion was traditionally recited in Roman Catholic churches, convents, and monasteries three times daily: 6:00 am, noon, and 6:00 pm, many churches still follow the devotion, and some practice it at home. The Angelus is usually accompanied by the ringing of the Angelus bell, which is a call to prayer and to spread good-will to everyone on Earth

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ANGELUS (Orasyon in Tagalog)

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Catholic Charismatic Renewal

The Charismatic Renewal as a movement within the Catholic Church has been acknowledged by two Popes, Paul VI and John Paul II. Speaking to the International Conference on the Catholic Charismatic Renewal on May 19, 1975, Pope Paul VI encouraged the attendees in their renewal efforts and especially to remain anchored in the Church.

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Holy Week

Semana Santa or Mahal na Araw

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Easter in the Philippines: 'A celebration of Faith'
Holy Week - Lent and Moriones
Holy Week in the Philippines
CAVINTI DIASPORA “Simbang Gabi,” A Christmas Tradition in the Philippines

a series of nine dawn masses that starts on December 16th and ends on the midnight of December 24th

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Simbang Gabi

History, Liturgy and Tradition

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Misa de Gallo or Misa de Aguinaldo – What’s the difference?

Look also "The origin and meaning of the Simbang Gabi novena" HERE

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Attire and Etiquette in the church

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Proper Catholic Etiquette at Mass and Away

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Attire and Etiquette in the church

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Church Etiquette

walkwithfriends wrote on Jul 31, 2011: A video we made at Silay about proper church etiquette

PROPER ATTIRE IN CHURCH POSTER
Reminders for the proper acts of respect inside the church

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A clip from Why Do Catholics Do What They Do? (In Church)

Symbols and signs are essential to the Roman Catholic Liturgy and Ritual. Candles: - What do they represent? How and when are they used and how do they effect us? What is the meaning of the water? Why do we kneel? This program will help young people, catechumens and even life-long Catholics to better understand the important reasons for these traditions and how they help us grow in faith.

General about being a catholic.

Filipino Saints, Patrons, Patronesses, Blesseds & Servants of God

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List of Filipino Saints, Blesseds, and Servants of God
Saint Lorenzo Ruiz:
The First Filipino Saint

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A Novena In Honor of
Saint Lorenzo Ruiz
(Feast – September 28)

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The Life of Saint Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila

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Blessed Pedro Calungsod

Young Martyr of the Visayas

(c. 1654[1] – April 2, 1672) was a 17-year old Roman Catholic Filipino sacristan and catechist who (along with Blessed Diego Luis de San Vitores) suffered religious persecution and martyrdom in Guam for their missionary work in the Marianas Islands in 1672.

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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

CEBU CITY -- One more step, and the country may soon have its first Visayan saint.

Pope Benedict XVI has promulgated a decree acknowledging the miraculous healing attributed to the intercession of a Visayan martyr, Blessed Pedro Calungsod, said Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma. (Ref.: SUN STAR Cebu)

BLESSED PEDRO CALUNGSOD WILL BE CANONIZED ON OCT. 21, 2012.

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Blessed Pedro Calungsod

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Second Filipino Saint

The Canonization Of Blessed Pedro Calungsod Sunday, 21 October 2012

Gozos & song - Life of Pedro Calungsod

Feast of Blessed Pedro Calungsod celebrated every 2nd day of April

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The Holy Catholic Saint - Family - different appearing of Mama Mary

St. John's - San Juan's Eve and Feast day

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St. John's Eve Celebrating of St. John's - San Juan's Eve

The evening of June 23, St John's Eve, is the eve of celebration before the Feast Day of St John the Baptist.

Celebrating of "Araw ng San Juan or San Juan Day"

Pista ng Bayan ng San Juan

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Read more about celebrating the Feast Day of St John the Baptist HERE and HERE

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Basilica  del Santo Niño and Sinulog St. Niño de Cebu

Numerous miracles have been wrought by the power of the Santo Niño. It is said that a voluminous book is needed to contain all the attestations and testimonials of the goodness and mercy of the Infant Jesus of Cebu. Considered as the prime of all Christian relics in the Philippines, the image of the Infant Jesus continues to shine as the lodestar that attracts the hearts of the Filipino people.

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The Roman Catholic church in Cebu

Basilica del Santo Niño and Sinulog St. Niño de Cebu,  Hymns & Tributes and much more!

 

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Churches - Shrines - Mass schedules - etc.

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Historical Catholic Churches

Many videos etc. about "The Historical Catholic Churches - Shrines - Organs etc." in the Philippines

Magellan´s Cross in Cebu City, read also HERE where there´s more link

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Santo Niño de Cebu & Magellan's Cross

is a large Christian cross planted by Portuguese and Spanish explorers as ordered by Ferdinand Magellan upon arriving in Cebu in the Philippines in 1521. This cross is housed in a small chapel next to the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño on Magallanes Street (Magallanes being the Spanish name of Magellan), just in front of the city hall of Cebu City

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Catholic Churches in the Philippines

with Mass Schedules

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Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral

is the ecclesiastical seat of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Cebu in Cebu. Cebu was established as a diocese on August 14, 1595.

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Catholic Churches in Cebu

with Mass Schedules

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Welcome to Basilica del Sto. Niño

 Read more HERE 

A new look for the cathedral read HERE

Augustinian Province of Sto. Niño de Cebu
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Official video of the hymn of the Augustinian province of Sto. Niño de Cebu

made by San Agustin Center of Studies Mass Media Center.

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Hymn of the province II

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Santa Ana Chapel

St. John Sahagun Parish

Toledo City, Cebu

Look also St. Cecilia Choir of Toledo City, Cebu St. John Sahagun Parish HERE

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Gozos ni Sr. San Juan Sahagun

by the St. Cecilia Choir Toledo City Cebu

Look the full description of the video of Gozos ni Sr. San Juan Sahagun and the life of Sr. San Juan Sahagun HERE

Look MUCH more about Patrons - Patronesses in the Catholic Church, Philippines HERE

The Manila Metropolitan Cathedral-Basilica

also known as the Cathedral-Basilica of the Immaculate Conception and informally as Manila Cathedral

is a prominent Latin Rite Roman Catholic basilica located in Manila, honoring the Blessed Virgin Mary as Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, the Principal Patroness of the Philippines.

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The Manila Metropolitan Cathedral-Basilica

also known as the Cathedral-Basilica of the Immaculate Conception and informally as Manila Cathedral

is a prominent Latin Rite Roman Catholic basilica located in Manila, honoring the Blessed Virgin Mary as Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, the Principal Patroness of the Philippines.

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National Shrine of Our Mother of Perpetual Help

Filipino: Pambansáng Dambana ng Ina ng Laging Saklolo

 also known as Redemptorist Church and colloquially the Baclaran Church, is a prominent Latin Rite Roman Catholic parish church in Metro Manila

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Look more about The Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer known as the Redemptorist Congregation HERE

Mary Immaculate Parish

Las Piñas City

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Las Piñas Nature Church

The famous Las Piñas Nature Church of the Parish of Mary Immaculate. The church was constructed in 1986 and was conceptualized by former parish priest, Fr. Pierino Rogliardi and executed by noted architect Francisco “Bobby” Manosa and landscapist Linggoy Alvarez., the church is famous for its organic elements - from its anahaw roofing to its benches made from star apple trunks. The church complex is built on a 4000 square meter mango orchard.

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Welcome to the Archdiocesan Shrine of the Divine Mercy

Home of the 50-foot Divine Mercy Statue

LOCATED in the tranquil Hills of PSB Ulaliman, El Salvador City, Misamis Oriental, Divine Mercy Hills is fast becoming a popular pilgrim site in Mindanao. Discovered in 2003, Divine Mercy Hills used to be planted to coconut trees and sineguelas. Today, it is the home of the 50-foot Divine Mercy Statue, so far the tallest Divine Mercy statue in the world.

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The Divine Mercy Shrine of El Salvador, Misamis Oriental, Mindanao

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Baguio Churches & Parishes
Complete list of Churches, Chapels, Shrines & Missions in Baguio City & Benguet, Philippines with addresses etc.
The "City of God": Historical Churches, Convents and Monasteries

In the Philippines, the baroque churches of the Spanish colonial period constitute the most emblematic element of the country's architectural heritage.

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Barasoain Ecclesiastical Museum

Barasoain Church

Malolos, Bulacan, Central Luzon - Open Hours: 8:00am - 12:00nn, 1:00pm - 5:00pm (Monday to Friday)

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Philippine Heritage Watch Philippine Heritage Watch

Heritage mistakes and disasters so that the public may know

Church realities: 1900 - 1965 Church realities: 1900 - 1965
Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary of Manaoag

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Paoay Church

(also known as the St. Augustine Church in Paoay) is a historical church located in Paoay, Ilocos Norte.

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The Fortress and Church of Miagao

Santo Tomas de Villanueva Church

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Simala Sibonga Monastery

The Marian Monks of the Eucharistic Adoration

Marian Hills, Lindogon, Simala Sibonga, Cebu

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Simala Sibonga Monastery - The Marian Monks of the Eucharistic Adoration

A visit of the magnificent and miraculous church - Simala Sibonga Monastery - The Marian Monks of the Eucharistic Adoration..... many people believed that prayers or wishes are favorably answered by mother Mary... people who can't walk, could walk again... students pass exams... many traveled already without hastles... etc... it is said to be miraculous...

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Moalboal In My Mind

Stone churches were meant to withstand time but this one in the town of Moalboal did not. Well it did not because it was not made of stones in the first place.
Century Old Churches of Southern Cebu
  • St. Gregory The Great Church, Ginatilan
    St. Michael Archangel Church, Samboan
    St. Francis Xavier Church, Alegria
  • St. Michael the Archangel, Argao
  • St. Francis of Assisi Church, Dumanjug
  • San Guillermo el Ermitaño, Dalaguete
  • San Nicolas de Tolentino, Malabuyoc
  • Patrocinio de Maria Church, Boljoon
  • Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, Oslob
7 interesting churches in Cebu, a visita iglesia
  • Dumanjug Church
  • Bantayan Church
  • Carcar Church
  • Minor Basilica of Sto. Niño de Cebu
  • Boljoon Church
  • Argao Church
  • Naga Church

There´s so many good links more on the site to Heritage, look well around!

The Great Churches of Bohol

Sibonga Church in My Mind

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Sta. Monica Parish

Panay Capiz

MONICA PARISH CHURCH

Mass schedule

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A tour of the Famous Sta Monica Church in Panay City

The bell's inscription, of course, is in Spanish, and says: "I´m the voice of God Which I will carry and exalt from one extreme to the end of this town of Panay an so those faithful in Jesus Christ will come to this house of God to receive the heavenly grace"

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Architecturally Unique Churches in the Philippines

Both modern and Historical

San Agustin Church: The Oldest Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines
Historic church of Balangiga in Eastern Samar

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Barasoain Church

also known as Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish built in 1630 in Malolos City, Bulacan. Having earned the title as the Cradle of Democracy in the East, the most important religious building in the Philippines, and the site of the First Philippine Republic, the Church is proverbial for its historical importance among Filipinos.

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Barasoain Church

Barasoain Church (also known as Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish) is a Roman Catholic church built in 1630 in Malolos City, Bulacan. Having earned the title as the Cradle of Democracy in the East, the most important religious building in the Philippines, and the site of the First Philippine Republic, the Church is proverbial for its historical importance among Filipinos.

National Shrine Sacred Heart

Makati

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National Shrine of the Sacred Heart - Makati - Mobile applications (App)
STAY CONNECTED.
HeartShrine is the Philippines’ first-ever parish mobile application, pioneered and created by the National Shrine of the Sacred Heart - Makati.
The mobile app is designed to give public access to parish and Catholic Church-related information, services, events and religious readings through smartphones and digital devices. This will enable convenience to relevant broadcast and promote interactivity among parishioners and other Sacred Heart devotees around the world.
More than the app’s functionality, it is also an efficient tool to strengthen the devotion to the Sacred Heart, and encourage more people to the devotion.

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Sacred Heart Parish - Jesuit, Cebu City
Pictures of Churches in Cebu
Baguio Catholic Cathedral
dedicated to Our Lady of Atonement. During World War II it became an evacuation center and withstood the Japanese carpet bombing of the city in 1945, thereby saving thousands of lives.
Some mortuary chapels in Luzon and the Visayas
Aglipay Shrine (Batac, Ilocos Norte)

Gregorio Aglipay, a former Catholic priest who, due to his support for the Philippine Revolution, was excommunicated and later on founded the Philippine Independent Church aka the Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI). Look Religions in the Philippines

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Church of Antipolo

The religious shrine of Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage, popularly known as the Virgin of Antipolo (Birhen ng Antipolo).

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The National Historical Institute

Shrines and Landmarks

List of Catholic Churches with addresses, phone, fax and e-mail informations

Startpage is for Manila, just select your wanted location from where you look for informations.

Famous Historic Shrines And Monuments in The Philippines
Las Piñas Bamboo Organ

The National Museum of the Philippines declared the Las Pinas Bamboo Organ as The National Cultural Treasure being the finest and the only one in the 19th century that is still working in the Philippines

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Apparitions - Miracles - etc.

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The Miracle at Lipa Carmel - 1948 Marian Apparition

Our Lady of Mediatrix of All Graces (Tagalog: Aming Inang Tagapamagitan ng lahat ng Biyaya) is an alleged Marian apparition that took place in the Carmelite Monastery of Batangas, Philippines, to a religious postulant, Teresita Castillo. The apparition is known in the Philippines for the rose petals which showered within the vicinity of the monastery, some bearing religious Catholic imagery which believers hold to be miraculous.

Initially declared by a local bishop as non-supernatural in 1951, the case was reopened in 1991 and is pending investigation by the Holy See while the Metropolitan Archbishop Ramon Arguelles of Archdiocese of Lipa find "no objection in the veneration of Mary and its doctrine" under this title. Presently, the Marian veneration is tolerated and endorsed by the Archdiocese of Lipa and the Archdiocese of Manila.

On March 3, 2011, Pope Benedict XVI was presented a Mediatrix statue by Bishop Guillermo Afable during the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines Ad Limina visit, to which the pontiff was photographed and exclaimed ''La Madonna!" in a surprised happy gesture. On March 9, 2011, a life-sized Mediatrix statue brought by Filipino bishops was publicly displayed in the general Wednesday papal audience at Pope Paul VI Audience Hall.

The religious image described and sculpted according to the vision of Teresita Castillo is licensed and approved by the Archdiocese of Manila for public veneration in various Filipino religious communities. Philippine Ambassador to the Holy See, Madam Mercedes Arrastia Tuason is a known devotee of the Marian title and displays a large statue in her consulate office in Rome.

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Mt. Banahaw: Pilgrim Site Every Holy Week

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Sta. Lucia Falls - The Healing Waters of Mt. Banahaw

Mt. Banahaw is a famous traditional pilgrimage site for the locals and native tourists especially during the Holy Week, when psychic energy is said to be dominating the area. It is also the said place where faith and spiritual healers get their mystic powers during the divine intervention on Holy Week.

Mount Banahaw is one of the active volcanos in the Philippines. The mountain and its environs are considered sacred by the local residents because of its "holy water", which allegedly have beneficial qualities, issuing forth from local springs and its "puwestos, or the "holy sites". Their location having been revealed to a man in the Spanish Era by the "Santo Boses" or the "Holy Voice".

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and

The Inner Secrets Of Banahaw by Tingting Cojuangco HERE

and

"AND WOMAN WILL PREVAIL OVER MAN": SYMBOLIC SEXUAL INVERSION AND COUNTER-HEGEMONIC DISCOURSE IN MT. BANAHAW, The Case of the Ciudad Mistica de Dios by/Floro C. Quibuyen HERE

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Wedding

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Courtship, Wedding & Marriage in the Philippines

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Filipino Courtship - Filipino Wedding - Filipino Marriage

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  • Culture, Paperwork, Rules, Guidelines &Requirements
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  • Civil registration - Wedding Guidelines &Requirements
  • Marriage - Wedding Guidelines & Requirements - other religions & Ethnic groups
  • Thoughts on Marriages between Muslims and non-Muslims
  • Dating & “Live-in” relationship

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Dating before Wedding - Marriage to a Filipino - Filipina (opens in new window)

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Traditional Catholic wedding ceremony and wedding liturgy

by Rev. Fr. Patrick Joseph Martin at the Redemptorist Church in Cebu.

Wedding of Wendell Auman and Ivy Doncillo on June 19, 2008 at Redemptorist Church. Traditional Filipino Catholic Wedding or nuptial rites: Scrutiny of the bride and Groom, I Do, Wedding Vows, Confirmation of the marriage Bond, Blessing of the Wedding rings, coins and Bible

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Warning - IMPORTANT - Warning!

IMPORTANT to look for ALL Non-Muslims:

Pope Warns Against Marrying Muslims

Testimonies of Brutal Domestic Abuse  - Cerab's Story

The video is in German language but it has English subtext

Couragious and confrontative German newsreport on the muslim abuse of women.

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Warning - IMPORTANT - Warning!

INTER-FAITH MARRIAGES A FEW THEOLOGICAL AND PASTORAL PERSPECTIVES OF INTER-FAITH MARRIAGES

by Fr. Vimal Tirimanna
CSsR Executive Secretary FABC Office of Theological Concerns
Interfaith Marriages

Firstly it is important to point out that Muslim men are not allowed to marry any non-Muslim women.

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Why can’t a Muslim Woman marry a non-Muslim Man?

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Cebu Archdiocese’s new guidelines for church weddings

To stop wedding planners’ extras, Catholic Church in Cebu lays guidelines for weddings

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The Official Website of  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Manila

Marriage Clearances and Dispensations

Important to read for foreigners and non-catholics

Ritual of Marriage

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Filipino Catholic Wedding Ceremony Filipino Catholic Wedding Ceremony

Ceremony is 40 minutes long as presented here.

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CHURCH REQUIREMENTS CHURCH REQUIREMENTS FOR MARRIAGE WITH FOREIGNERS
Faiths And Fated Love
Church Requirements for Mixed Marriages

by Gladys Pinky Tolete
MARRIAGE OF FILIPINO AND FOREIGN NATIONAL MARRIAGE OF FILIPINO AND FOREIGN NATIONAL - paperwork
Catholic Wedding Celebration Guidelines Catholic Wedding Celebration Guidelines

City Hall Requirements for a Catholic Wedding in the Philippines

Marriage Cultural Adaptations Archdiocese of Santa Fe

Rite of Marriage Cultural Adaptations

Blessing of Arrhae (Arras)
Roman Catholic Marriage

Wedding - Music - Songs - Hymns

The Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines:

Music - Songs - Hymns - Organs etc.

for wedding and all other occasions

A Wedding in Cebu General (Catholic) Church Wedding Requirements

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Divorce - Remarriage

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Divorce and the Catholic Church
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Marriage, Annulment & Divorce in the Catholic Church

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Important to read for a divorced who want to be remarried:

Religion and divorce

e.g. No Catholic Church will remarry divorced persons, unless they previously have their marriage annulled, which is only possible in some circumstances.

NULLITY of MARRIAGE NULLITY of MARRIAGE

Divorce - annulment of marriage

Baptism, First Communion & Confirmation

(The first 3 Sacraments)

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Baptism, First Communion & Confirmation

(The first 3 Sacraments)

in The Roman Catholic church

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Requirements for Parents

Requirements for Godparents

What is the First Communion & Confirmation?

Death - Funeral - etc.

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The Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines:

Music - Songs - Hymns - Organs etc.

for all occasions

Death, Funeral, Burial &Mourning

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Guidelines for Catholic Funeral Rites Guidelines for Catholic Funeral Rites

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THE CATHOLIC FUNERAL SHOULD WE HAVE A CATHOLIC FUNERAL?
  • THE CATHOLIC FUNERAL
  • The Vigil
  • The Funeral Mass
  • The Rite of Committal
Purgatory

is not Hell minus a few torments and degrees Fahrenheit; it's not Heaven minus joy. It's not a "Third Final Destination" of souls. Purgatory is simply the place where already saved souls are cleansed of the temporal effects of sin before they are allowed to see the holy face of Almighty God. Revelation 21:27 tells us that "...nothing unclean will enter Heaven."

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Catholic funeral mass etiquette for non-Catholics
Traditional burial refuses to die

By FRANCIS T. WAKEFIELD

Funeral Ideas

Planning for a funeral is often at a time when we are least ready.

Being Catholic - Burying the Dead:
  • Catholic Funerals
  • The Vigil (Wake)
  • The Requiem Mass
  • Burial and Informal After-burial Gatherings
  • Who may not have a Christian Burial

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DEATH PRAYERS

A collection of beautiful prayers for the dead or dying.

NINE-DAY NOVENA PRAYER FOR THE DEAD
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Filipino Necrological Rites

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A tradition in the Philippines on how Filipinos show their last respect to their beloved.

Funeral Rights & Rites

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Funeral Rights & Rites

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Funeral - A Filipino Culture Tradition to Remember
Rules for non-catholics receiving catholic funeral-mass

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Filipino or Cebuano Funeral Traditions Filipino or Cebuano Funeral Traditions

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Organ-ic Chemist Filipinos and Funeral Traditions

Catholic Funeral Beliefs

St. Brigid of Kildare

Catholic Funeral Beliefs

Death and Loss in the Philippines
Death and Loss in the Philippines
by/ Sandi Clark

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Documents needed for shipping Human Remains to the Philippines
In Search of a Catholic Cremation Tradition

May, 1963 began a new era in Catholic cemetery ministry. As the Second Vatican Council explored the many ways to respond to the faithful seeking a new look for ancient rituals, a statement allowing cremation for any sound reason was issued. Forty-three years later, the Catholic community is still seeking appropriate methods to implement evolving traditions. This publication explores changes to Catholic funeral customs as they are currently developing.

"Catholic Cremation – A Sometimes Controversial and Misunderstood Subject"

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CREMATION STILL A BURNING ISSUE
By Cherie del Rio

The traditional burial practices have been honored and observed by generations after generations. There was simply no choice but to pick out a casket, buy a lawn lot wherein to bury the dead, and pay the necessary maintenance fees or whatever related expenses there may be in memorial parks. But when modern cremation services were introduced into the country, there came another practical option.

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Some Pastoral Concerns about Cremation

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Cremation getting wide acceptance
The Practice of Cremation
Can Catholics Be Cremated?

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Mariannet burial Saturday; Church in dilemma

Mariannet committed suicide!

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Funeral Masses for a Suicide FAQ about Funeral Masses for a Suicide

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Filipino - Cebuano Funeral Traditions

Traditional & Ethnic - Indigenous Death, Funeral, Burial & Mourning - Etc.

All About

Undas - All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day

History, Information, Prayers, Resources, Traditions, & More

Roman Catholic universities, colleges, highschools, elementary school etc.

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Maryhill School of Theology

A Catholic theological institute of the Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (CICM)

62 14th St., corner Gilmore Ave., New Manila, Quezon City

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The Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines or CEAP

is the biggest voluntary organization group of Catholic schools in the country. Founded in 1941, CEAP promotes teaching of Religion as an essential element of Catholic education. It counts approximately 1,200 members as of September 2007, inclusive of pre-elementary, elementary, secondary schools, universities and colleges, and graduate schools.

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The Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines or CEAP commemorates its 65th year.

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Isang Huwarang Katoliko CEAP Hymn

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MANILA ARCHDIOCESAN AND PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS ASSOCIATION

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Roman Catholic universities and colleges in the Philippines

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Roman Catholic schools in the Philippines

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Roman Catholic Educational centers in Cebu

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The Catholic Filipino Academy (CFA)

Homeschooling

XAVIER SCHOOL is a Jesuit basic educational institution , a school founded, owned, and managed by the Society of Jesus.

Xavier School is a Jesuit Catholic college preparatory school with a distinct Chinese and Filipino character.

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PhilCare Foundation inc.

Episcopal Commission on Catechesis and Catholic Education

Sharing Jesus

DOES GOD UNDERSTAND SIGN LANGUAGE?

Deaf students and adults are free to attend the church of their choice. IDEA Philippines has helped establish a Deaf Church where the pastor is himself deaf.

Catholic Faith Education Catholic Faith Education

Paperwork - registrations - certificates

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Paperwork

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Paperwork - Registrations - Certificates - Licenses - Etc. in Philippines

Embassy of the Philippines

Jurisdiction for: Norway, Denmark & Iceland

Read about "Report of Marriage"

National Statistics Office (NSO)

"Report of Marriage" of MUSLIM FILIPINOS

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Important to read FAQ about ALL kind of civil registrations

also IMPORTANT to read about Vital or Civil Registration HERE

e-Census

Need a birth, marriage, death certificate or CENOMAR (Singleness)? e-Census allows you to request these documents anytime, anywhere!

The Official Website of  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Manila

CHURCH RECORD CHANGES AND RECONSTRUCTION

The Chancery Department of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Manila is the Secretariat of the diocese. One of its functions is to receive documents and authorize changes and corrections in the registers of baptism, confirmation and marriage.

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How to Become a Roman Catholic Convert

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How to Become a Roman Catholic Convert

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Welcome to this website dedicated to the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA). 

The purpose of this site is to fill a gap.  There is a lot of information about the RCIA on the web. 

However, here are free teaching material gathered in one place that is appropriate for each of the periods of the process.

I am proud to be associated with the very comprehensive Wikipedia article on the RCIA, much of which I have written and formatted.  I have used the content of this article to explain the Periods & Steps involved in the RCIA Process. I hope you find this site of some use. God Bless,

Chris Sloan

R.C.I.A. THE R.C.I.A.
(The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)

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Catholic Converts

Radio- & Televisionstations in the Vatican

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Vatican Radio

is the radio - television station of the Holy See and produces programmes in many different languages, it provides up-to-date information on the activities of Pope and the life of the Church in the world, and on general current affairs.

The production goes from single articles with audio-clips and photos, to videonews, podcast, special brodcasting in audio and video streaming live.

The Vatican Radio website is available in 38 languages incl. filipino.

Rome Reports

We are an independent international TV news agency based in Rome, Italy, specializing in covering the Pope and the Vatican. The agency instantly offers the latest news from Rome as well as a Weekly Program “The World Seen From The Vatican”

Radio- & Televisionstations & Newspapers - The Catholic Church - Philippines

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Vatican Web Radio - Mobile applications (App)

Listen to Vatican Radio, the voice of the Pope and the Catholic Church.

This application is completely free and allows you to listen to all programs of the Vatican Radio, the broadcasting station of the Holy See based in the Vatican City State.

Follow the news about the Pontificate of His Holiness Pope Francis.

Catholic Media Network, also known as CMN

is a Catholic radio network in the Philippines. CMN was previously known as Philippine Federation of Catholic Broadcasters (PFBC). The radio network was owned and operated by different Catholic broadcast media corporations. The name was changed to the Catholic Media Network to suit the network's mission.

CMN content varies depending on the station from which it is being broadcast. Stations broadcast news, sports, radio drama, and other programs. As a network, CMN's mission statement is to use community-based broadcasting to promote New Evangelizing and human development. Content is pro-life, catholic, and community oriented

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Vatican Radio - Mobile applications (App)

Vatican City is a landlocked sovereign city-state whose territory consists of a walled enclave within the city of Rome, Italy. It has an area of approximately 44 hectares (110 acres), and a population of just over 800.This makes Vatican City the smallest independent state in the world by both area and population. Enjoy unlimited accesses to radio broadcasts and internet music. It covers most of stations in Vatican City.

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Radio Maria - Philippines

a non-profit, non-commercial Catholic radio station seeks to inspire its listeners to an active practice of faith by
•fostering devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary
•promoting prayer
•providing Human and Christian formation programs
•encouraging volunterism, stewardship and trust in the Divine Providence

Radio Maria - World Family - Mobile applications (App)

Listen from your Android device all Radio Maria in the world for free with a simple touch. More than 60 available countries in more than 50 languages.

Just click "list" and select "Philippines"

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TV Maria

TV Maria Foundation Philippines, Incorporated -- or simply known as TV Maria -- is a non-profit, non-stock religious organization of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines through the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Manila.

TV Maria is the first Filipino Catholic TV channel here in the Philippines. Its goal is to evangelize and spread the Word through television and the Internet.

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TV Maria

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CBCP News

Council of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippine (CBCP)

CBCP Online Radio

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Council of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippine (CBCP) Online Radio.

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CEBU CATHOLIC TV - WATCH TV Free Philippine Television and Radio Live Streams
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INTV CCTN CEBU CATHOLIC TV NETWORK, CHANNEL 47 CEBU CITY

New Station ID 2012

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Radio Maria in the Philippines
Jesuit Communications - Philippines

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Davao Catholic Herald

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Davao Catholic Herald online TV

etc. Christian Radio - TV networks - Philippines

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"Agapay ng Sambayanan"is Far East Broadcasting Company (FEBC) Philippines' first station to go on air. Initially known as KZAS, the station began its broadcast in June 1948.

KZAS eventually came to be known as 702 DZAS. For more than five decades now, 702 DZAS has been providing the Filipino household with Balita, Musika, Impormasyon at Inspirasyon (News, Music, Information, and Inspiration) while sharing Christ's Changeless Gospel through Changing Times. Through its broadcasts, millions of Filipino lives have been touched and transformed by the power of the Word of God.

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Mango Radio Philippines

We are a non-denominational, non-profit, listener-supported radio network, which desire to effectively communicate the Good News of Jesus Christ to those who don't know or fully understand it, through full time, meaningful, inspiring and life-changing contemporary Christian music and short educational elements over radio and the Internet - using modern day language and the highest professional standards.

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Mango Radio Philippines

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Apps - Bible, Prayers, Blessings, etc. - Catholic Church

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Biblia (Bible Filipino/Tagalog Version) - Mobile applications (App)

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Go Bible

Go Bible is a Free Bible viewer application for Java mobile phones

Download Bibles in different languages e.g. Bibles in Tagalog and Cebuano

Roman Missal 3rd Edition - Mobile applications (App)

Roman Missal 3rd Edition provides the user with the new Roman Catholic Translation that is put into effect during Advent, 2011. These translations are the property of the Roman Catholic Church and are to be used for religous and reference purposes.

This application holds most of the new translations that will be in effect starting Advent, 2011. The old translation is present, along with the new translation, showing the user the differences between the old and the new.

New Missal - Mobile applications (App)

*Full implementation of the New Roman Missal in easy to read and respond format
* Daily mass readings
* Daily reflections based on the bible readings
* Option to install the app on the SD card
- You can choose to install the app on the phone or on the SD card
- You can also move the app to the SD card after install

CATHOLIC PRAYER BOOK - Mobile applications (App)

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Daily Rosary - Mobile applications (App)

Get step by step instructions on how to pray the Holy Rosary. No need to be confused with what mysteries are prayed on each day; simply click on the day (Sunday, Monday...) and follow the instructions in praying the Rosary for that day. Mysteries have images to help you meditate more easily on them.

Also included in the app are the FIFTEEN PROMISES of Our Lady to those who pray the Holy Rosary.

Mother Marys Novena Prayers - Mobile applications (App)

Full Novena prayer of Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Full text of the Roman Catholic Mass
Full Audio of the novena of Our Lady of Perpetual Help
There are no ads in this app.

Philippines Language perpetual novena in audio format

App of Blessings - Mobile applications (App) for iPhone

The FREE iPhone App containing all the blessings, organized exactly like they are in the Book of Blessings HERE

Apps - Hymns - The Catholic Church

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The Catholic Hymn book in its electronic form - Mobile applications (App)

This application contains 458 hymns used in the Catholic church, spanning from Ascension to Pentecost, Christmas to Easter.

Apps - The Catholic Church in the Philippines

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HeartShrine - Mobile applications (App)
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HeartShrine is the Philippines’ first-ever parish mobile application, pioneered and created by the National Shrine of the Sacred Heart - Makati.
The mobile app is designed to give public access to parish and Catholic Church-related information, services, events and religious readings through smartphones and digital devices. This will enable convenience to relevant broadcast and promote interactivity among parishioners and other Sacred Heart devotees around the world.
More than the app’s functionality, it is also an efficient tool to strengthen the devotion to the Sacred Heart, and encourage more people to the devotion.
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www.Education.Theology.Catholicchurch.ph

Institutes, Schools etc. of Theology - Liturgy

www.Education.CatholicChurch.ph 

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Association of Christian Schools, Colleges, and Universities, Inc.
Student Catholic Action of the Philippines - SCAP

is a religious student organization in the Philippines. Its affiliation overseas is the International Young Catholic Students (IYCS), also known as International Young Christian Students in Asia that follows the methodology of Cardinal Joseph Cardijn, the see-judge-act methodology. Known to be the first student religious organization in the Philippines and presently known all over the Philippines through local dioceses and catholic schools (public & private high schools).

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Student Catholic Action of the Philippines - SCAP

SCAP Today

SCAP Project - Pasasalamat

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Dilaab Foundation Inc. (DFI/Dilaab)

is a volunteer-driven, faith-impelled, non-profit organization duly registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in July 2001 with Company Registration No. C20010070.

Dilaab (Cebuano for fire, fervor, or conflagration) is an emerging movement fuelled by the imperative of social Transformation from a faith perspective.

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Mary Our Help Technical Institute for Women (Cebu)

The technical vocational schools of the Salesian Sisters is an relevant apostolate which caters to poor young women of the working class that aims to uplift their living conditions.

Minglanilla, Cebu, Tel no. 490-7378

CEBU YMCA

Young Men's Christian Association ("YMCA" or "the Y")

YMCA Manila

Young Men's Christian Association ("YMCA" or "the Y")

World YWCA - Philippines

Young Women’s Christian Association

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YWCA Philippines

Young Women’s Christian Association

Shrines and Landmarks

The Basilica Del Sto. Niño Museum

Basilica del Sto. Niño, Osmena Blvd., Cebu City
Basement, Pilgrim's Center, Cebu City

It houses the Santo Niño vestments in various sizes. Valuable jewelry from rings to necklaces are placed in one display cabinet, gifts of devotees offered to the Santo Niño for his use during his feast on the third Sunday of January

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Basilica Del Santo Niño Library

Heeding the wise advice of St. Augustine of Hippo that in every house there should be a library (Possidius 31, 6,8), the Augustinian Friars of the Basilica put up a library in one of the corners of the convent. We don’t exactly know when this library was put up, but it is safe to surmise that it was established when the convent was constructed and completed in 1764.

Sto. Niño Shrine Museum in Tacloban City

The Santo Niño Shrine, one of the 29 presidential rest houses that the late Pres. Ferdinand Marcos had built.

Santo Niño, a representation of the infant Jesus Christ, is the patron Saint of Leyte.
It is located in Real Street, Tacloban City. Paintings of the 14 stations of the Cross done by Filipino artists, wooden bas-relief of the legend of the First Filipino man-woman (Si Malakas at si Maganda); tastefully decorated guestrooms of varied Filipino motifs; image of the Holy Child; a collection of original paintings by Fernando Amorsolo; spacious ballroom

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Holy Family Monastery

Many good link and informations

Catholic Information Service
Teachings and Beliefs of the Catholic Church
MEFP - Marriage Encounter Foundation of the Philippines

MEFP is the umbrella organization of about 100 parish based and trans-parochial marriage encounter communities.

It is an accredited National Lay Organization of the Council of the Laity of the Philippines

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Sto. Nino de Cebu Augustinian Social Development Foundation - SNAF

An Augustinian organized communities imbued with a deep sense of moral and social values committed to improving their quality of life by alleviating poverty, safeguarding the children and the family, protecting the environment and

  • Promote respect for human rights and dignity
  • Enhance opportunities for the holistic development of children and families
  • Promote sustainable use and management of critical habitats and resources
  • Establish programs that will contribute to poverty reduction in the Augustinian organized communities
Católicos.org

Catholic Church, Iglesia Católica

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Society of Saint Pius X - District of Asia SSPX

Philippine - Filipinas

Truth & Life Dramatized audio New Testament

Gawad Kalinga is building a nation

empowered by people with faith and patriotism; a nation made up of caring and sharing communities, dedicated to eradicate poverty and restore human dignity.

The foundation for Gawad Kalinga was laid on December 26, 1995 when lay Catholic community Couples for Christ which gave birth to GK held a Youth Camp for gang members and juvenile delinquents in Bagong Silang, Caloocan City, then the largest slum area in the Philippines

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The John J. Carroll Institute on Church and Social Issues

is an organization and community of professional researchers and advocates committed to faith that does justice, working in solidarity with the Church and various sectors, responsive to the issues and concerns of the poor. A Filipino society, guided by the Catholic Social Teaching, that upholds the dignity and nature of the human person with a special concern for improving the quality of life of the poor.
Acts29 Mission

Projects:
Scholarships
Formation House
Healthcare
Mothers’ Support Group

World Mission Magazine, Philippines
Catholic Digest Catholic Digest - The Magazine for Catholic Living

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Family Planning

Family Planning and the Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines: Cohesion and Conflict

by Jennifer Bowman, M.P.H.

read the article HERE

Paperwork

Paperwork - Registrations - Certificates - Licenses - Etc. in Philippines

Catholic Adoption - Catholic Charities
Filipino Chinese Catholic Community of Saint Jude
Catholic Filipino Young Adults (CFYA) is an outreach for all Filipino young adults and young professionals.
Filipino Chinese Catholic Youth Adults - FCCYA - Manila
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Filipino Chinese Catholic Youth Adults - FCCYA

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Global Catholic Network
Pondo ng Pinoy

...how small things, given with great love and concern for others, can change the world for the better, specially the poor...

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HAPAG-ASA Integrated Nutrition Program

Malnutrition prevalence among children in the Philippines has remained alarmingly high in the last 10 years. The Pondo ng Pinoy Community Foundation, headed by Archbishop Gaudencio B. Cardinal Rosales and 13 other bishops launched the HAPAG-ASA Integrated Nutrition Program in July 2005 in partnership with Assisi Development Foundation and Feed the Children Philippines

Catholic Association of Doctors, Nurses and Health Professionals
Welcome to the web site of The Doctors of the Catholic Church.
Belen

Belen is a three-dimensional art depiction of the nativity scene of Jesus Christ.

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Catholic Home and Garden's

Catholic Christmas Traditions

Catholic Traditions for Advent and Christmas

MICHAELANN MARTIN
Day of the Dead: A Filipino Catholic Tradition

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Pro-Life Philippines Foundation
Catholic Orphanages Catholic Children´s Shelter - Institutions - Orphanages & Asylums
Welcome to Basilica Shop del Sto. Niño

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Sto. Niño Catholic House Inc. Store

1640-44 TAYUMAN COR. OROQUIETA STREETS, STA. CRUZ MANILA

CALL /TEXT GEORGE: 9250022 / 09157937895; Veron at 7111418

or leave a message.

Caritas Filipinas Foundation

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Malteser International

The Order of Malta’s International Relief Corps

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Catholic Online gives the largest and broadest population of Catholics worldwide
Philippine Bible Society

look the Bible Store with Bibles in many Philippine languages HERE

The Porvoo Communion
Manila St. Andrew's Society

St. Andrew is e.g. the patron saint of Manila and many more parish  cities in the Philippines

Auxiliary - Associate Missionaries of the Assumption (AMA) - Philippines
Defensores Fidei Foundation DFF

is a Roman Catholic non-stock, non-profit, lay foundation comprised of 10 businessmen and professionals, devoted to explaining and defending Catholic doctrine.

ZENIT is a news agency specializing in coverage of the Holy Father, life in the Holy See, and events of interest to the Church. Services are also available in Spanish, French, German and Portuguese.
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Heritage & Museums Heritage & Museums
Local Catholic Church History and Genealogy in the Philippines
OTWOMD - Bluepanjeet.Net - On The Wings Of My Dream
UCAN NEWS - Philippines

Union of Catholic Asian News

Asia News
Top Catholic Songs Download Songs. Discover Artists. Burn Your OWN CD.
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Freedom of religion in the Philippines
Culture look more about weddingculture etc.
Festivals - Fiestas Many of these "Festivals - Fiestas - Events" are catholic festivals e.g. Sinulog

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The Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines:

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Baptism, First Communion & Confirmation

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The Roman Catholic church in Cebu

Santo Niño de Cebú - Basilica del Santo Niño and Sinulog St. Niño de Cebu

Roman Catholic Church Orders, Monasteries, Abbeys & Convents in the Philippines

Filipino Saints, Patrons, Patronesses, Blesseds & Servants of God

Life - History - Hymns - Gozos

Heritage - Historical Churches - Etc.

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Last Supper woodcarving

housed at Paulino family chapel in Ponso, Polangui, Albay.

This marvelous sculptural work is an obra maestra of master carver Justino 'Paloy' Cagayat Jr. of Paete, Laguna.

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The Cathedral Museum of Cebu
Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines - CBCP

Visita Iglesia

YouTube channel

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Crafts - Making of Philippine Relicarios. Miniature Paintings by Gregory Halili

Miniature watercolors paintings on vintage, pre-ban ivory and mother-of-pearl, encased in genuine Philippine antique reliquary and brooches. The images are inspired by the saints of Semana Santa or Holy Week. The artworks are created between 2005 and 2011 and will be shown September 2012 at SLab Gallery in Makati, Philippines.

The Miraculous Medal

also known as the Medal of the Immaculate Conception, is a medal originated by Saint Catherine Labouré following her reported vision of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Filipino Traditional Roman Catholic
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The Jesuit Communications Foundation
Traditional Roman Catholic in the Philippines Mabuhay! Welcome to this blog dedicated in spreading news regarding related happening concerning the restoration and promotion of orthodox and traditional Roman Catholic customs, traditions, practices, music, sacred art and liturgy in the Philippine setting.
What's the difference between Christian catholic and Roman catholic religion?

Nothing.

East Asian Pastoral Institute

A multicultural Catholic community

Philippines

THE DYNAMICS BETWEEN CATHOLICISM AND PHILIPPINE SOCIETY

by/ Jose Mario C. Francisco, S.J., current EAPI director

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Catholic Orphanages Catholic Children´s Shelter - Institutions - Orphanages & Asylums
CHRISTIANITY IN THE PHILIPPINES CHRISTIANITY IN THE PHILIPPINES

Professor Susan Russell
Read as pdf HERE

Family planning & Birth Control Policy in the Philippines

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Look as pdf HERE

The Catholic Family The Catholic Family - Tips on Raising Your Children Catholic

So many good informations and links

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Public Holidays in the Philippines 2014

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A special non-working holiday A special non-working holiday

that gives “full opportunity to our people to properly observe [All Saints’ Day] with all its religious fervor which invariably requires them to travel to and from different regions of the country.”

Philippine Proclamation No. 265

Look the Proclamation HERE

Heritage & Museums Heritage & Museums - mostly in Visayas
Culture look more about weddingculture etc.
Festivals - Fiestas Many of these "Festivals - Fiestas - Events" are catholic festivals e.g. Sinulog

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