In this season of Lent and amidst these challenging times, Jesuit Communications (JesCom) gathers Filipino Catholics in prayer, penance and contemplation, through its Holy Week 2021 programs and special presentations.
Enter the spirit of Holy Week through music and prayer, with Jesuit Music Ministry’s “Loving and Forgiving”, a virtual prayer concert airing on Palm Sunday, March 28, 8pm.
On Holy Wednesday, March 31, 8pm, join Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle – Prefect, Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, as he reflects on Pope Francis’ 2021 Lenten Message, “Behold, we are going to Jerusalem”, The Word Exposed’s online recollection.
Throughout the Easter Triduum, take a pause and rediscover the power of faith and hope through JesCom’s inspirational documentaries on GMA7, ANC, TeleRadyo, CNN Philippines and TV Maria.
In a fitting tribute to the iconic Manila Cathedral, “Inang Simbahan: Ang Kuwento ng Manila Cathedral” recounts the enduring story of this triumphant symbol of Filipino faith.
(TH 9am, 6pm CNN PH; FRI 12nn ANC, 4pm TeleRadyo, SAT 1:15 pm CNN PH)
Narrated by award-winning journalist Ms.Cheche Lazaro, “Via Lucis: Sa Mga Yapak ni Hesus” highlights personal faith stories in this new, hopeful devotion that traverses the Lord’s path from the empty tomb, to the Upper Room where the Holy Spirit descended upon his Apostles.
(TH 10am TeleRadyo; SAT 10 am TeleRadyo)
Capturing the significant moments of Pope Francis’ 2015 pastoral and state trip, “Mabuhay Lolo Kiko” retells these stories through the lens of the faithful who took part in the memorable events of January 15-19.
(TH 11am ANC, 4 pm CNN PH; FRI 7am TeleRadyo)
Gathering together a treasured collection of stories- from a talented Jesuit poet, to a creative nun who fashions the Belen from scrap materials – “Sumasampalataya Ako” touches on these deep personal revelations where one encounters the breathtaking beauty and sheer wonder of the Catholic faith.
(TH 12nn ANC; FRI 6am, 7:30pm TeleRadyo, SAT 12nn CNN PH)
Travel with and experience the trials and tribulations of a group of pilgrims in “Sangandaan”, as they retrace the route that St. Ignatius of Loyola once walked in 1522- in his quest to become a true soldier of Christ.
(TH 1pm TeleRadyo; SAT 1pm TeleRadyo, 2:30pm, 7:15pm CNN PH)
A finalist at the 29th International Catholic Film and Multimedia Festival, “Bagong Buhay: Mga Kwento ng Pagbabalik loob” highlights compelling stories on conversion and renewed life, built upon unwavering faith.
(TH 2pm CNN PH; FRI 10am TeleRadyo)
Focusing on the Seven Corporal Works of Mercy, “Awa, Unawa, Gawa” features the inspiring stories of men and women who have dedicated their lives to bringing assistance to those in need, restoring their sense of self-worth and upholding their human dignity.
(FRI 11am ANC; SAT 5pm CNN PH)
Join host Winnie Cordero as she narrates how sincere, little acts of charity can create a ripple effect of kindness and gratitude, in “Pasasalamat”. Featuring the reflections of Fr.Ramon Bautista SJ, discover how lives are powerfully changed when we all learn to pay it forward.
(FRI 1pm TeleRadyo)
Celebrate 500 Years of Christianity in the Philippines with “Fiesta: Ang Makulay na Pananampalatayang Pilipino”. Jesuit Communications Foundation, in partnership with the Manila Cathedral, presents the most current and comprehensive video documentary on Filipino religious festivals and popular devotions.
(SAT 10:30pm, GMA 7; 9:30am USA/Canada (Pacific), 12:30pm USA/Canada (Eastern),6:30am Hawaii, 3:30pm UAE/Dubai, 2:30pm KSA/Riyadh, 1:30pm Italy, 12:30pm UK, GMA Pinoy TV)