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Last December 27-29, 2014, thirty seven (37) youth leaders from a total of eight (8) northern and southern Cebu parishes gathered at the Blessed John 23rd in Mabolo, Cebu City for the most awaited Aspirants’ Training Camp (ATC).

In this  ATC, 75% of the participants sent by the parishes were non-Chi...

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A YEAR IN REVIEW

As we mark the 63rd  Anniversary of Chiro Philippines on January 10, 2014, we look back not only on the many years of forming a community of young people in the parishes but we also look at how we expressed our faith in God and service to others over the years.

In 2014, Chiro bega...

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My sacristan in Kasibu Parish, a grade 4 boy, pointed one day at the statue of Saint Patrick, our Patron Saint, and asked what he is wearing on his head. I answered: “That is a miter”. He asked, “What is that for?”  ” That is a sign of his authority and dignity as a Leader and Bishop in the...

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Eleven members from Chiro Montalban received the sacrament of Holy Communion for the very first time last November 9, 2014.

In celebration of its 3rd year, the group decided to share Christ in the different way. We are all made equal under the eyes of God...

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Two brothers from Taize will facilitate a mini retreat, prayer and workshop for Chiro on October 10-11, 2014.

Since Chiro embraced the Taize way of prayer some years ago, it is now part of the camps and meeting in almost all Chiro local groups...

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Due to climate change, typhoons now greatly affect the country much more than it did in the past. When typhoon Yolanda (International Name: Haiyan) hit the Philippines in 2013 it left millions of pesos worth of damages and displaced thousands of families and children.

In response to this  tragedy,...

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Since we are in the Oscar season of the movies, I remember a movie that was an Oscar winner some 40 years ago, “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” with Spencer Tracy, Catherine Hepburn and Sidney Poitier among others...

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“Ali na Mangaon Nata”. This is the common expression that most of us say when we invite someone to eat with us. The essence of this act is not just the food that we offer to others but what matters most is the act of INVITING THEM join us. We want to be with them...

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Chiro Philippines celebrates its 62nd birthday this month and as the Yeartheme tells us, we have to celebrate it with a breakfast this time – a special one – because the breakfast of Jesus with Peter and his group on the shores of Lake Tiberias is our model.

We know from the Gospel passage that it ...

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The fourth batch of leaders from Jungwacht and Blauring Switzerland are all set to visit the Philippines this July 16 to August 2, 2013.

They are Alessandra Theler, Florence Cueni, Joel De Buren, Julia Merz, Simone Bumann, and Nina Ruttimann. They will be visiting Manila, Baguio, Infanta, and Cebu.

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