Parish Life, Daily Life

The story of how the Church of Philippines is a part of the everyday life of its parishioners.



Parish Life, Daily Life



  • Missions Today (the magazine published by the Propagation of the Faith/English Canadian Branch. Online version.


Study Guide


The goal of this program is to introduce students to the every day lives of members of the Catholic Church in Philippines.


1. Show this program Parish Life, Daily Life

2. Ask students to form small groups to describe the following impressions from the video:

  • Describe the main character presented in this DVD and say what it is she is trying to do for the people of Philippines.
  • What have we learned about the Catholic Church in Philippines?
  • In what ways is the Philippines Church working on the everyday problems of its people? What did you know after viewing the DVD that you didn’t know before?
  • Give three reasons why Canadian Catholics should support the work of the Church in Philippines.

3. Option for Take-Home Assignment

Via the Internet find more facts about:

  • The history of the Church in the Philippines, its population, number of priests, religious brothers and sisters.
  • What are the key ways the Church is trying to help the people of the Philippines?

In groups, make presentations to the class about any or all of the above.