Photo Album: Little sisters of Jesus, Philippines

Photographs of the Little Sisters of Jesus and their friends in the Philippines  read more »

Philippines, New Life in the wake of Haiyan

Reporting live from the field, Médecins Sans Frontières' (Doctors Without Borders) Yann Libessart shares the images of devastation and chaos upon arrival in typhoon-affected Philippines. Last week a makeshift maternity and labour room in Guiuan, on the east coast of Samar island in the Philippines, welcomed the first baby born on its premises (21 Nov 2013)  read more »

Our beautiful land of the Philippines

A sharing from the Little sisters on the recent devastation of their beautiful land.  read more »

Part of our history, The wrath of a Cyclone


Cyclone Sendong made landfall on the Philippine island of Mindanao on December 16, 2011.More than a million people were affected. The Little Sisters of the Philippines had a fraternity in Iligan from 1990 to 1994. Little sister Cecilia Grace lived there, and said "These places are like home to me." She went to visit friends after the storm, and wrote the following on January 27, 2012:  read more »

Part of our History, Casual jobs 'without a name'

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I am still busy with the same type of work, doing cleaning jobs in the area. Manual work is part of the life of the majority of humanity. It is often work that does not have a special name: "could you do this or could you do that?"  read more »