Befriending the Internet

(This article is a short summary of the message of Pope John Paul II for the 36th World Day of Communications, released from the Vatican on January 24, 2002, Feast of St. Francis de Sales, Patron of Journalist.)
The theme of the 36th World Communications Day celebrated on May 12, Feast of Our Lord’s Ascension was: [...]

Preach the Gospel from the Housetops

On the occasion of the 35th World Communications Day, The Holy Father gave the following message with the theme: Preach from the Housetops: the Gospel in the Age of Global Communication.
The theme which i have chosen for World Communication Day 2001 echoes the words of Jesus himself. It could not be otherwise, for it is [...]

The Need for Media Literacy Education Part 2

The youth have a strong attraction to media that they need guidance in its proper use.
Speaking about the youth and media, I agree with one proponent who says that “our youth today have a strong predisposition, first, to ‘MEDIA’ (especially television), and second, to “malling“. So, practically one third of our teenagers’ time is for [...]

WCD 2009: Youth C-A-M-P

The Daughters of St. Paul organized a YOUTH C-A-M-P to celebrate World Communications Day 2009 on Pentecost Sunday (May 31) at the new Alberione Auditorium, 2650 F.B. Harrison St. Pasay City.
The one-day gathering of youth leaders representing schools and parish-based Youth Ministry groups sought to strengthen Communion, deepen Awareness of media’s impact and Motivate them [...]