BY TONY C. DIAZ UMATUNA SI YU’OS Calling all law enforcement officers, the Catholic Men’s Conference wants you! Recognizing the very trying times that police officers are experiencing both locally and nationally, organizers have included a “Faith and Law Enforcement” segment in the line-up for Saturday, Jan. 30 in Malojloj. Four devout Catholics who served in the Guam Police Department for many years will … Continue reading Men’s Conference to include ‘Faith and Law Enforcement’ talk
For the Umatuna Si Yu’os Editor’s Note: the following events and guidelines have been submitted to all parishes and is printed in the Umatuna for all the faithful to engage in prayerful support of those entering into the Catholic Faith. As the Church draws near to the liturgical season of Lent, the Catholic Christian community is once again given the opportunity to ritually … Continue reading Archdiocese of Agaña 2016 Rite of Election
This gospel reflection is taken from St. Paul’s 366 Days with the Lord. May your day be filled with love and may Almighty God bless you in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Sisters and Brothers: The gospel reading contains St. Luke’s literary prologue and the introduction to … Continue reading The Kingdom of God has come
BY SR. TRINIE PANGELINAN, RSM FOR THE UMATUNA SI YU’OS Mr. Frankie Casil was nervous but excited on January 10, 2016 at Tai Mercy Convent as he prepared to join the Mercy Associates organization. Frankie said he prefers to be “behind the camera,” not in front—and this day he was the center of attention. Joined by the other Mercy Associates … Continue reading Mercy Associate Commitment
Father Joel de los Reyes | Divine Mercy Moments Someone shared this beautiful story which perhaps you have might have heard or read before but it’s worth recalling once more. A man went to a barber shop to have his hair cut and his beard trimmed. As the barber began to work, they jumped into good conversation about various subjects, but for unknown reason their … Continue reading That’s the Point, God Exists!
BY UMATUNA SI YU’OS The 2016 Catholic Men’s Conference taking place at the end of this month will offer talks on a wide range of topics of interest to today’s men, particularly those looking to strengthen their faith and obedience to God. Two longtime clergymen and compelling speakers will lead the array of guest presenters … Continue reading Upcoming Catholic Men’s Conference offers faith-building talks
BY TONY C. DIAZ UMATUNA SI YU’OS The Daughters of St. Paul will visit Guam at the end of this month, bringing with them their vast collection of inspirational books and spiritual items that local Catholics have welcomed periodically throughout the years. Two members of the Daughters of St. Paul religious order from their Hawaii … Continue reading Daughters of St. Paul to visit Guam and all parishes
BY UMATUNA SI YU’OS Every year more than a thousand youths and adults from Guam’s Catholic schools, parishes and organizations gather peacefully at the Chain for Life in Tamuning to protest the atrocity of abortion. They do so in solidarity with tens of thousands across the nation who converge in such gatherings as the March … Continue reading Join Chain for Life January 24
Members of the Filipino community and other Guam Catholics participate in a religious procession during the 17th annual Archdiocesan celebration of the feast of Santo Niño Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016 in Hagatna. With rhythmic drumbeats sounding in the background, joyful devotees carry their personal statues of the Holy Infant Jesus, alongside the main statue, after … Continue reading Biba Santo Niño!