Years before 1949, plans for a school were presented by a Jesuit to his congregation in Manila.  What was introduced then was a master plan with Envisioned more than 50 years ago, the proposal to build included a church that remained on paper for several decades. In the meantime, the school grew into a well-established university from where thousands have graduated and moved on. It was in the 90’s when major steps to execute the vision of the church finally took a more definite direction.Today, the Church of the Gesu stands as a religious icon that embodies the ideals of the Ateneo de Manila University. The church is a new and spacious structure located within the heart of the campus. This house of worship was conceived to symbolize everything the Ateneo has aspired to be and do - as Filipino, as Jesuit, and as Christian/Catholic.1 READ MORE

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Fr. Romeo J. Intengan S.J. entered the Society of Jesus on 25 April 1970 and was ordained on 27 March 1977.   He was the Provincial Superior of the Society of Jesus in the Philippines from 1998 to 2004.   The wake is
God’s word to us today is simple and clear: we are to be hospitable to those God sends to our life.   From the old French, the word “hospitable” itself means “to receive a guest”, to play host to someone who comes to us from out
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The temptations in the desert reveal to us three very big powers at play in our lives and in the world today. As with many things diabolical, their pull to the dark side is quite subtle and surreptitious. On the surface, the promises offered by these
“You are the light of the world. A city set on a mountain cannot be hidden. Nor do they light a lamp and then put it under a bushel basket; it is set on a lampstand, where it gives light to all in the house. Just so, your light must shine before