EPISCOPAL COMMISSION FOR PASTORAL CARE FOR MIGRANT AND ITENERANT PEOPLE
“The migrant is to be considered not merely as an instrument of production but as a subject endowed with human dignity.” - JP2
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The beginnings of the Episcopal Commission for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People (ECMI) may be traced back to the year 1955, when the Episcopal Commission-Committee on Emigration reported to the CWO the situation of Filipinos in USA, Hawaii and Guam and the corresponding actions taken by the church.

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Updates

The Philippines, A Home after Japan

What would you do if you and your whole family would become captives in other country? Here is a story of an Overseas Filipino Worker who was once jailed in Japan. Click here to read more.

Antique Held 1st Diocesan Assembly for Migrants

Last July 15, 2005, the Diocese of Antique conducted its first diocesan assembly for migrants, which brought in 71 individual participants. It was held at the Tuburan Sang Kinabuhi Diocesan Center at San Jose, Antique.Read full story, click here.

More And More Mindanaoans Prefer To Leave Mindanao To Work Overseas

As the country braces for more political upheavals and economic instability due to the implementation of the EVAT, high cost of oil that eventually lead to the surge of prices of the basic commodities and transportation fare, plus the grim scenario of a political struggle between the present administration and the opposition leaders, the people of Mindanao have felt strongly the impact and found themselves always at the losing end. Though it was already a fact that out of 21 poorest provinces 16 are found in Mindanao, alarmingly the middle and the business sectors in Mindanao are totally affected. Read full story, click here.

Other Stories

  • National Migrant’s Sunday 2006 Poster Making Contest
  • Chaplains for Filipinos in Europe gathered in Loreto
  • Visit to the Moyse Pastoral Center in Korea
  • ECMI celebrates Christmas with OFWs and their Families
  • Milan community donates to Filipino poor

Announcement

Free Seminar for pastoral workers for migrants


View highlight of 5th Regional Conference Network of Catholic Pastoral Workers in the Filipino Communities of Ocenia

View highlight of 5th Regional Conference Network of Catholic Pastoral Workers in the Filipino Communities of OceniaView highlight of 5th Regional Conference Network of Catholic Pastoral Workers in the Filipino Communities of Ocenia

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The network of Catholic Pastoral Workers in the Filipino Communities of Oceania will hold its 5th Regional Conference on June 29 to July 3, 2005 in Pago-Pago, American Samoa, with the theme: “Filipinos Strengthened by the Eucharist, Missionaries to the World”. This conference will gather lay leaders, priest, nuns and religious from Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific.

 

   
 

 

 

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