CARDINAL TAGLE: Going beyond fear through faith

TWE Easter Recollection
Awakening Faith Beyond Fear

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“In the midst of fear, the Risen Lord appears and gives us the gift of peace.” –Cardinal Chito Tagle

On 19 April 2015, thousands of people gathered at the SMART-Araneta Coliseum to listen to His Eminence Luis Antonio G. Cardinal Tagle, DD, STD give his Easter recollection bearing the theme, Awakening Faith Beyond Fear. The Kilyawan Boys’ Choir led the invocation with the song, God of Silence. Jesuit Communications Executive Director, Fr Emmanuel Alfonso, SJ, gave the opening remarks and introduced Cardinal Tagle as the recollection master. The event had three major parts: (1) the Cardinal’s points for reflection, (2) the Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, and (3) the Celebration of the Holy Eucharist.

In his points, Cardinal Tagle introduced the presence of fear in our lives and how it affects us as individuals and as a society. He then moved to how Jesus responds to fear, and how we should fix our eyes on Jesus to overcome our own fears. Here are some notable points from JesCom’s live twitter feed.


For the Adoration of the Eucharist, Fr. Ernald Andal, SJ processed the Blessed Sacrament while Cardinal Tagle directed the community into a guided contemplation which was accompanied by the singing of Sr. Bubbles Bandojo, rc, Sr. Susay Valdez, rc, Bro. EJ Miranda, and Mr. Ogie Benipayo. Most Reverend Honesto F. Ontionco, DD, STL, Bishop of the Diocese of Cubao, joined Cardinal Tagle in the celebration of the Eucharist which capped the event. Jesuit Communications thanks the 300-member choir and the Musica Chiesa for sharing their musical talents, and the TWE Community for their usual support.

The Word Exposed is a one-hour long program wherein Cardinal Tagle shares his reflections and insights on the Sunday Scriptures.

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The Word Exposed is also aired on three stations and streamed online via TelecareTV in the United States.