Young Filipino singer, Darren Espanto, covered Sia’s Chandelier on Wish FM 107.5 Bus and was published via YouTube on August 11, 2015. The 14-year-old singer sang this difficult song while sitting down and the DJ commented that Espanto “made it look so easy.” Continue Reading
The Wrap, a news company covering Hollywood, sponsored an event at the iPic Theater in Los Angeles on Feb. 9, 2016, for a special screening of the movie “A WAR” – nominated for Best Foreign Film at the Oscars 2016.… Continue Reading
The Director’s Guild of America hosted a successful “Meet the Nominees:Documentary” event at the DGA Theater 1, on Friday, February 2, 2016, for the documentary filmmakers nominated for Oscars 2016. Continue Reading
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Here is a photo-essay to understand co-existence. What are your thoughts? Author: Joe Quintana, M.A. | Multimedia JournalistEditor-in-Chief at Journalism for the SoulMaster of Arts – Multimedia Journalism.
The Diocese of Orange County, Southern Calif. opened its door to accepting older men to the vocation of the priesthood. “This was a new initiative of Bishop Kevin Vann, who assumed office just two years ago,” said Fr. John Moneypenny,… Continue Reading
Below is the inspirational message of the late Charlie Chaplin on what he learned about life and love. He delivered this during his 70th birthday celebration. It is all about self-discovery. This was taken from 1000Advices.Com. You may visit the page… Continue Reading
Older Seminarians Enrich the Priesthood and the Church The story of Michael Rizzo is only one of the growing numbers of seminarians today who discerned the call to the priesthood and entered the vocation at a much later stage in life. Rizzo is… Continue Reading
Twenty orphaned boys at the Children’s Mercy Foundation in Odisha (formerly Orissa), India struggle to find good Samaritans to help in their schooling needs. These children were victims of the Christian persecutions plaguing the remote towns of Odisha since 2008.… Continue Reading
Shoboo Kitchen’s popularity increases as sushi lovers discover this mouth-watering Japanese restaurant in Chino Hills, 50 miles east of Los Angeles. More and more regulars frequent this place at least twice a week. In some days, customers wait in… Continue Reading
Over the past few weeks, the Journalism for the Soul website (JS) engaged with its audience to extract relevant information concerning its ongoing research on the topic: Psychological and Sociological Struggles of Priesthood Today. JS joined Reddit.com and participated in… Continue Reading
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Poll: What do you think is/are the biggest issue(s) facing the vocation of priesthood today? created by ePoll Author: Joe Quintana, M.A. | Multimedia JournalistEditor-in-Chief at Journalism for the SoulMaster of Arts – Multimedia Journalism.
According to a recent news, Pope Francis said that many of the problems in the Catholic Church today came from accepting men who are unsuitable for the priesthood. He stressed that men were taken in without full discernment in an… Continue Reading
Fr. Steve Davoren is the current Director of Vocations for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, the largest Catholic archdiocese in the United States. He oversees the recruitment of men who are experiencing a call to priesthood. There are ninety-two seminarians… Continue Reading
The Catholic church appears to be recovering from her long decade of negative media abuse.
Many speculated that the church was doomed and her end was about to come. Just as the church was about to reach rock bottom, a study indicated an actual increase in priestly vocation. Continue Reading
Today, the Catholic Churches all over the world observe All Souls’ Day. The practicing Catholics go to mass and visit the cemetery to offer prayers in remembrance of their dead loved ones. Many offered flowers and lighted candles on the graves.… Continue Reading
Nostalgia is alive and well in the present with a stroll through the pumpkin patch this last weekend of October. The seasonal Stu Miller’s Pumpkin Patch at Rancho Cucamonga, which attracted many visitors for Pumpkin Sale and children activities, brought the… Continue Reading
Based on the study of Dr. Tom W. Smith, Philippines is the number one country in the world that believes in God the most. According to Smith, Roman Catholic Churches are very strong in the Philippines. Catholic influence is emotionally… Continue Reading
The U.S. Army deployed Sargent Thristan Tupaz in Salerno, Afghanistan, in 2009 and 2011. He was part of the Quick Reactionary Security Force and Medical Logistics. He left his family behind to face the resounding images of death, in a… Continue Reading
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – KidSave.Org strives to connect older foster kids with interested adults who are willing to adopt older children, before they aged out of the system, and be left to survive on their own. KidSave.org believes that it… Continue Reading
The Thai Buddhist Monk, Udomsin Phromsan, said that meditation is an important Part of life, and should be practiced by many people, if not all, to attain peace, compassion and self-awareness, the elements needed but lacking in the world today.… Continue Reading
ARCADIA, Calif. – The 626 Night Market at the Santa Anita Park, a huge food and entertainment festival in San Gabriel Valley, attracted thousands of attendees this weekend. The people navigated the 200 plus food merchandise, crafts, arts, games, music,… Continue Reading
This video shows the sights and natural sounds of Venice Beach, Calif. Summer officially ended but Venice Beach continued to provide joy and sunny weather to locals and tourists alike this weekend. It was an embodiment of the Hollywood entertainment spirit, only by… Continue Reading
Jonathan Mohammed Abdul Gaffar, member of the peaceful Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Chino, Calif., explains that constant prayers is the path towards cleanliness and humility to God [Allah]. He talks about the Ahmadiyya beliefs, prayer rituals, physical and spiritual cleansing and… Continue Reading
America, a country founded by faith and trust in God, experienced a decline in religious attendance over the last few decades. According to Phil Zuckerman, Ph.D, there are six reasons that may explain the changing religiosity of the American… Continue Reading
The global smash hit Broadway Musical “Mama Mia” was on stage, the weekend of August 16 and 17, 2014, at the Cultural Arts Center in Ontario, Calif., to entertain the local community. It was a feel good story of… Continue Reading
In today’s generation, religion no longer plays a big role in the lives of many Americans. The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life concluded that more than one-quarter of the American adults (28 percent) have left the faith… Continue Reading
ONTARIO, CALIF. – Inside the House of Prayer, the Eucharist is exposed in a special holder called a monstrance, and increasing number of people of faith come to pray during the Holy Hour perpetually, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a… Continue Reading
In today’s world, church attendance and the degree of dedication to faith is declining as people find better ways to fulfill their purpose in life, previously provided by religion. For these people, religion is no longer needed and perceived as having… Continue Reading
The current estimate is that 293,000 American children are at risk of becoming victims of sexual exploitation. Opal Singleton, an advocate for Child Sex Trafficking in California, said in an interview that 60 percent of kids in prostitution came from… Continue Reading
Google implements Europe’s Right to be Forgotten Law Those dreadful and unflattering information about someone’s identity in the Internet, can now be deleted and be forgotten, as if they never existed after all. This is a big relief since everybody… Continue Reading
CBP has 97% backlog in FOIA request Out of the 41,381 FOIA requests received in fiscal year 2013 by the U.S. Customs and Borders Protection (CBP), 40,259 of those requests remained unprocessed. In simple mathematics, that is a… Continue Reading
Rainbows of festival streamers adorned the ceiling of the House of Prayer Complex, in Ontario, Calif., as hundreds of Filipino-American families celebrated the month of Mary on Memorial Day 2014. The organizers transformed the place into a little Philippines to… Continue Reading
Many people of faith nowadays believe that their access to Catholic information through digital technology, is an acceptable practice of religion. Why do they have to go to church when information is readily available in the Internet, or television? Fr.… Continue Reading
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