St. Francis of Assisi’s Feast Day Mass

Christmas, the Giving of Self
OFS Advent Recollection
By Cristina Teehankee

We refer to Christmas as the season of giving and party celebrations. Most of us try hard to prepare party food that we often like to eat rather than the food friends and family would want to eat, say our Recollection Master, Fr. Reu Jose C. Galoy, OFM Parish Priest during the OFS Advent Recollection held November 17 at Munting Kanlungan, the Prayer House of OFS professed member, Sis Lily Manalo in Tagaytay City. Continue reading>>>>>

OFS Feeding Program at the Friendship Home
By Cristina Teehankee

It was the 29th day of May, 2015, Friday before the last weekend of Summer Vacation. The day was special for the families that gathered in St. Francis Friendship Home Livelihood & Spirituality Center, composed of the underprivileged mothers, fathers and children of West Rembo and its surrounding communities in Makati. It was the Recognition Day of the Order of Franciscan Seculars OFS Summer Feeding Program at the Friendship Home. Read the full story from the Parish Bulletin.

by Tina Teehankee

Many of us fear aging with all the trouble it brings. The older we get, the worse we get physically. Our bodies keep ticking away in inevitable decline in spite of daily workouts, vitamins, organic food. Let’s face it . . . the decades that follow our twenties and thirties can no longer ensure long lasting physical health . . . our eyesight starts to go, then the knees, then the mind . . .
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The Blessed Pan de San Antonio Bread
by Tina Teehanke

The faith of healing in giving and eating a blessed Pan de San Antonio Bread gives hope to any loved one, most especially the sick and disabled. Every year, during the Feast Day of St. Anthony de Padua, the Secular Franciscans share as love offering the Pan de San Antonio Bread in every Mass for the day in SSAP and at the La Ermita de San Nicolas de Tolentino at the St. Francis Friendship Home Livelihood & Spirituality Center. READ MORE