On June 25, 2017, Fr. Manoling V. Francisco, SJ together with St. John Vianney Theological Seminary (SJVTS) Formators, Fr. Raul Dael and Ms. Venus Guibone, MAPM, SJVTS Seminarians and the Social Action Center Team of the Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro visited evacuation centers and Bishop dela Peña of the Diocese of Marawi in his temporary shelter in Iligan City. (See photo captions for details)
On December 20, 2015, a bus carrying 60 passengers from Nairobi to Mandera in Kenya was stopped by Islamist militants. Fearing for the lives of the Christian passengers, the Muslim women offered scarves to the Christian women for them to cover their heads.
When the militants ordered the passengers to get off the bus and to segregate themselves, Muslims on one side, Christians on the other, Salah Farah, a Muslim teacher responded, “Kill us all or leave us alone.” The Christians were untouched, but Salah was shot. He died some days after from the gunshot. For his bravery, he was posthumously honored by the Kenyan government.
Dear TYF Friends!
If you are looking for meaningful Christmas gifts, check out our 2017 List of Christmas Merchandise. This Christmas Fundraising is for the benefit of our Feed A Child Program. But aside from helping our kids, you also help our partners – Nanays of Pasig City (Kilus Foundation), Cordillera Farmers (Montañosa Green Coffees), Batangas Farmers (Aldio Food and Beverage), Nanays of Baao Camarines Sur ( F.A.R.M. by Bidibidi), Seminarians (Ms. Remy Ignacio’s Calendars), Nanays of Pansol, Quezon City (Martha and Mary Garden of Hope), Nanays of Quezon City (Our Lady of Consolation Parish Kapatirang Kabuhayan), the Diocese of Imus, Cavite, and Scholars (FPTI - ERDA Technical and Vocational Secondary School).
If you are interested in helping our FEED A CHILD PROGRAM through giving meaningful gifts don’t hesitate to call and book your orders:
Please call (02) 426-5996 or
via Ateneo trunkline (02) 426-6001 local 4889
you can also reach us through our mobile number: 0947-565-9544
Maraming maraming salamat! Maligayang Pasko!
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