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In praise of Jesus Christ Superstar

By Richard Roeper “IF YOU’D come today you would have reached a whole nation/Israel in 4 BC had no mass communication.” In the first nine months of 1971, a total of only six albums reached the top of the Billboard charts: • All Things Must Pass by George Harrison • Pearl by Janis Joplin • […] The post In praise of Jesus Christ Superstar appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource: bworldonline bworldonlineApr 19th, 2018

ANCOP USA elects new president-CEO

Roger Santos of Couples for Christ New Jersey was elected president by the Board of Directors.Santos will also be ANCOP USA's Chief Executive Officer for the next two years. Eric Villanueva, outgoing president of the non-profit organization with chapters in 42 States of the U.S., announced the succession. "I thank and praise God for this new responsibility to our members and supporters. I need everyone's support. All for His Glory! All for the benefit of the poor, whom Jesus was referring to when He said that Faith without action is dead faith," said Santos as he accepted his new post. ANCOP USA is the action for the poor ministry of the Catholic-based Couples for Christ (CF...Keep on reading: ANCOP USA elects new president-CEO.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018

Fil-Ams reap 2018 Theatre Bay Area Awards

  SAN FRANCISCO --- Filipino American winners at the 2018 Theatre Bay Area (TBA) Awards include Jomar Tagatac and Joel de la Fuente in acting categories and Christian Mejia for lighting design.   The TBA Awards honor excellence in professionally oriented theater productions through a Bay Area-wide, peer-adjudicated process.   Christian Mejia won Outstanding Lighting Design for his work on the musical "Jesus Christ Superstar" for Ray of Light Theatre.   East Coast-based actor Joel de la Fuente (Inspector Kido on streaming series "The Man in the High Castle") won Outstanding Performer in a Principal Role in a Play for his work in the one-person ...Keep on reading: Fil-Ams reap 2018 Theatre Bay Area Awards.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2018

John Legend a win away from joining winners’ club

  With two Emmy nominations for his work in the live television version of "Jesus Christ Superstar," John Legend is one win away from joining the prestigious EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony) club, which includes such icons as Audrey Hepburn, Rita Moreno and Whoopi Goldberg. "If it happens, it would be a truly rare group of people to join," the singer-songwriter told the Vulture in a recent interview. A 10-time Grammy winner, John picked up a Tony for coproducing the revival of the musical "Jitney" and won an Oscar for composing the song "Glory" for the film, "Selma." "To do it with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice would be especially cool, given that this was thei...Keep on reading: John Legend a win away from joining winners’ club.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

Joanna Ampil, MMFF Best Actress, on playing Candida: ‘I felt this role was beyond me’

    Joanna Ampil has starred in some of the biggest and most punishing musicals in the West End like "Miss Saigon," "Jesus Christ Superstar" and "Les Miserables." But she is the first to admit that playing Candida Marasigan in "Ang Larawan" proved to be more difficult than she had anticipated. She even tried quitting twice from the role that would eventually bag her the Best Actress award in the 43rd Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF). "I felt inadequate as an actor," she recalls. "I felt this role was beyond me. I always cave in when I'm discouraged, and I cannot express myself when I'm discouraged." No easy part As early as 2008, producer Girlie Rodis tol...Keep on reading: Joanna Ampil, MMFF Best Actress, on playing Candida: ‘I felt this role was beyond me’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 5th, 2018

Thousands of devotees join massive Black Nazarene procession in the Philippines – Manila Video

#Manila #Traslacion More than 600 people were left injured as hundreds of thousands of devotees attended the ‘Traslacion’ procession of the Black Nazarene in Manila on Wednesday. Close to 800,000 worshippers attended this year’s procession with many flinging themselves at the black statue of Jesus Christ for its believed healing powers. The statue is paraded… link: Thousands of devotees join massive Black Nazarene procession in the Philippines – Manila Video.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2019

A black Jesus Christ (1) Manila Bulletin News

A black Jesus Christ (1) Manila Bulletin LANDSCAPE. By GEMMA CRUZ ARANETA. Gemma Cruz Araneta. During their glory days, the Aztecs (a.k.a Mexicas) established military garrisons and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 11th, 2019

In photos: Millions of Filipinos celebrate transfer of the sacred Black Nazarene

On the ninth of every year, millions of Catholic faithful—from all walks of life and various ages—walk alongside the life-sized image of a suffering Jesus Christ as it makes it way to its home in Quiapo......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 10th, 2019

Huge crowd of Filipino Catholics gathers amid terror fears | International

MANILA, Philippines (AP) A mammoth crowd of mostly barefoot Filipino Catholics joined a raucous procession Wednesday of a centuries-old black statue of Jesus Christ despite terrorism fears and amid t.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 10th, 2019

Hordes hoping for miracle throng Philippine Catholic procession | Macau Business

Hordes hoping for miracle throng Philippine Catholic procession Macau Business MNA | Throngs of believers flung themselves at a historic statue of Jesus Christ as it inched through Manila for an annu.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 10th, 2019

Nazareno 2019: Hordes hoping for miracle throng Philippine Catholic procession – Manila Video

Throngs of Christian believers fling themselves at a historic statue of Jesus Christ as it inches through Manila for the annual Black Nazarene procession. source link: Nazareno 2019: Hordes hoping for miracle throng Philippine Catholic procession – Manila Video.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2019

Black Nazarene devotees ‘honor’ Jesus Christ with ‘Traslacion’ — Tagle

THOUSANDS of devotees of the Black Nazarene began their procession from the Quirino Grandstand to its home in Quiapo Church in Manila early Wednesday in the annual religious event, which…READ The post Black Nazarene devotees ‘honor’ Jesus Christ with ‘Traslacion’ — Tagle appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJan 9th, 2019

Duterte urges Filipinos to be kind, compassionate | Philstar.com

Duterte urges Filipinos to be kind, compassionate Philippine Star Kindness and compassion should reign in the hearts of every Filipino as the nation celebrated the birth of Jesus Christ yesterday, Pr.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 9th, 2019

Huge crowd of Filipino Catholics gathers amid terror fears | AP World News

MANILA, Philippines (AP) A mammoth crowd of mostly barefoot Filipino Catholics joined a raucous procession Wednesday of a centuries-old black statue of Jesus Christ under extra-tight security in Mani.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 9th, 2019

Feast of Epiphany marks end of long Christmas Season Manila Bulletin News

A Catholic Church leader calls on the faithful to follow the example of the Three Kings as a way to Jesus Christ as the Church observes today the Feast of the Epiphany marking the end of the long Chri.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 6th, 2019

‘Traslacion’ 2019: Mission and service of devotees as followers of Christ

The theme of Traslacion 2019 centers on the mission and service of devotees as followers of Jesus Christ, a church official said. ‘Traslacion’ 2019: Mission and service of devotees as followers of Christ Source link: ‘Traslacion’ 2019: Mission and service of devotees as followers of Christ.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2019

Pray for Duterte, says Quiapo priest ahead of Nazareno 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The rector of Quiapo Church, Monsignor Hernando Coronel, urged devotees of the Black Nazarene to pray for the Philippines' leaders, including President Rodrigo Duterte, in the face of the Chief Executive's recent tirades against Christian beliefs. Duterte earlier said Jesus Christ is "unimpressive" ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2019

Traslacion 2019 theme: Mission and responsibility of devotees

    MANILA, Philippines -- The theme of this year's Traslacion focuses on the mission and service of devotees, a church official said Thursday.   Rev. Fr. Douglas Badong said the theme will try to enlighten devotees on their mission and on their responsibility as followers of Jesus Christ.   "Sa taong 2019, ang focus po ng tema ay nakatuon sa mga deboto," Badong said in a press briefing.   "Susubukan natin sa mga pagninilay, mga katekismo, at maging mismong Misa sa araw ng vigil, na maipaliwang at maipaunawa sa mga deboto kung bakit sila deboto, kung bakit sila naririto, at bakit patuloy pa rin silang nananampalataya," he added.   ...Keep on reading: Traslacion 2019 theme: Mission and responsibility of devotees.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2019

How your favorite sports stars celebrated Christmas 2018

It’s that time of the year when people gather with their families to celebrate the yuletide season together. For athletes, it means having some time off of training to binge on some Noche Buena and be thankful for all the blessings from the past year. From wearing matching sweaters, having rare family pictures taken, and sharing sweet messages, scroll down below to see what your favorite sports stars did during their well-deserved Christmas break. Merry Christmas to all from the #JamesGang👑👑👑👑👑 2.7m Likes, 21.2k Comments - LeBron James (@kingjames) on Instagram: "Merry Christmas to all from the #JamesGang👑👑👑👑👑" Merry CHRISTmas from the Curry Crew! Blessed beyond measure! #calichristmas 206.3k Likes, 872 Comments - Wardell Curry (@stephencurry30) on Instagram: "Merry CHRISTmas from the Curry Crew! Blessed beyond measure! #calichristmas" 🎄🎄🎄 367.1k Likes, 1,361 Comments - Russell Westbrook (@russwest44) on Instagram: "🎄🎄🎄" Merry Christmas from the Swaggy's 102.1k Likes, 345 Comments - Nick Young (@swaggyp1) on Instagram: "Merry Christmas from the Swaggy's" Merry Christmas to you! 147.9k Likes, 738 Comments - Damian Lillard (@damianlillard) on Instagram: "Merry Christmas to you!" Merry Christmas to you! 147.9k Likes, 738 Comments - Damian Lillard (@damianlillard) on Instagram: "Merry Christmas to you!" From the happiest place in the world, Merry Christmas from us to you! 🎄 10.2k Likes, 30 Comments - Julia Morado (@juliacmorado) on Instagram: "From the happiest place in the world, Merry Christmas from us to you! 🎄" My primaries ❤️💛💙 1,832 Likes, 8 Comments - Jerrili Malabanan (@jerrili33) on Instagram: "My primaries ❤️💛💙" First Christmas together 😍💕 I love you! 😘 700 Likes, 12 Comments - Eli Pasamante Soyud (@soyud_eli) on Instagram: "First Christmas together 😍💕 I love you! 😘" Merry Christmas 🎄🎁 488 Likes, 8 Comments - Troy Rike (@troyrike) on Instagram: "Merry Christmas 🎄🎁" Christmas 2018! 🎄🎅🏽⛄️❄️🧣 2,830 Likes, 32 Comments - Gabe Norwood (@gnorwood5) on Instagram: "Christmas 2018! 🎄🎅🏽⛄️❄️🧣" Merry Christmas from my family to yours! 🎄🎅🏽 512 Likes, 9 Comments - Chris Newsome (@new11new) on Instagram: "Merry Christmas from my family to yours! 🎄🎅🏽" Merry Christmas 🎄 317 Likes, 2 Comments - Richard Escoto (@rich_escoto) on Instagram: "Merry Christmas 🎄" Merry Merry 873 Likes, 17 Comments - Maika Angela Ortiz (@maikaortizz) on Instagram: "Merry Merry" Our first Christmas as a family of 4. It was a bit chaotic and tiring but certainly it gets better and happier as we grow in number. Just before this day comes to an end, hope you guys all had a memorable and joyful Christmas! Let's not forget that we are celebrating Jesus' birthday and that Christmas is really about giving and bringing joy to others. Merry Christmas!🎄🎄😊😊 6,035 Likes, 63 Comments - Chris Tiu (@chris_tiu17) on Instagram: "Our first Christmas as a family of 4. It was a bit chaotic and tiring but certainly it gets better..." Onesie party!! 678 Likes, 11 Comments - Chris Ross (@cmross6) on Instagram: "Onesie party!!" Staring at my favorite gift ❤️ @aldopanlilio12 2,648 Likes, 9 Comments - Michele Gumabao (@gumabaomichele) on Instagram: "Staring at my favorite gift ❤️ @aldopanlilio12" Merry Christmas 🎄❤️ 142 Likes, 1 Comments - Roma Joy Doromal (@romaaitalia) on Instagram: "Merry Christmas 🎄❤️" Merry Christmas everyone! 🎄🎁🎅🏽☃️ My favourite time of the year when families all come together to celebrate the birth of Christ. Wishing everyone a wonderful Christmas and a prosperous New Year. This is also my favourite time of the year because it is when we all get to excuse ourselves for indulging in a little extra food. Growing up in England, having a roast dinner is the norm, but after living in the Philippines for the last 10 years, coming back for Christmas and experiencing a roast dinner is always special 🎄🎅🏽☃️🎁🍖🥦🍽🥕🍗 #christmas #family #dinner #roast #love #happiness #delicious #santa #christmastree #holy #gifts #december 403 Likes, 15 Comments - Phil Younghusband (@philyounghusband10) on Instagram: "Merry Christmas everyone! 🎄🎁🎅🏽☃️ My favourite time of the year when families all come together to..." Merry Christmas from Sunny and I 🌻❤️🎄 9,416 Likes, 55 Comments - Dani Ravena (@daniravenaaa) on Instagram: "Merry Christmas from Sunny and I 🌻❤️🎄" Happy birthday, Jesus! 🙏🏻 Thankful for the gift of family. Merry Christmas everyone! 🎄 995 Likes, 11 Comments - Jeffrei Chan (@jeffreichan) on Instagram: "Happy birthday, Jesus! 🙏🏻 Thankful for the gift of family. Merry Christmas everyone! 🎄".....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 26th, 2018

IN PHOTOS: Christmas Day celebrations around the world

Christmas Day, one of the most popular Christian holidays, is observed by billions of people around the world to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. According to a 2011 study by Pew Research Center, there are over 2.18 billion Christians spread in over 200 countries around the world. While they may all be coming from […] The post IN PHOTOS: Christmas Day celebrations around the world appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 25th, 2018

Duterte urges Filipinos to be kind, compassionate

Kindness and compassion should reign in the hearts of every Filipino as the nation celebrated the birth of Jesus Christ yesterday, President Duterte declared in his Christmas message......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 25th, 2018