Last April 9-12, 2015, more than 500 leaders and members from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao gathered at the Lipa Cathedral for the Opening Mass for the Iskrambol Camp 2015 (the National Camp of Chiro Philippines).
The mass was celebrated by Archbishop Ramon Cabrera Arguelles as the main celebrant. Fr...
Pope Francis’ recent visit to the Philippines served as an inspiration and a re-awakening of faith! His presence, his composure, his smiles, his waving to the crowd, his kissing of babies, his words even in broken English — touched and energized the lives of millions of Filipino’s who braved heavy ...
It is with great joy and excitement as we prepare for our 4th ISKRAMBOL which will be held in the Land of Beaufy and Bravery-in Batangas! Our theme for the upcoming ISKRAMBOL is about values of a Knight. An extension of the celebration of the Year of the Laity’s theme Choose to be Brave!
But this i...
Greetings of genuine service and unwavering commitment to all!
I WANT TO SERVE YOU, our 2015 YearTheme is a very strong declaration that we, as Chiro Pilipinas are called to a life of service...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...