Cardinal Tagle: Be the face of God, be one with the victims | Inquirer News
Close  

Cardinal Tagle: Be the face of God, be one with the victims

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 01:57 AM November 17, 2013

Cardinal Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle was teary-eyed on Saturday when he said “Be the face of God and be the hope of others.” It was a prayer service and Holy hour at the San Fernando de Dilao Parish Church in Paco, Manila.

Tagle said people are now “suffering, grieving, and confused,” and even questioning the plans of God because of the calamities that devastated our country.

ADVERTISEMENT

He urged everyone to pray and hope.  The Cardinal also appealed to the people especially those who were spared from the supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) to be the face of God and be one with the victims in this trying times.

“If others, cannot see the face of God, be the face of God. If others cannot hear the voice of God, be the voice of God. And if others cannot feel the saving power of God, be their arms and help them to stand again,” Tagle said in tears.

FEATURED STORIES

November 16 has been declared by the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) as a “Day of lament and hope: Solidarity in prayer (Panaghoy at Pag-asa: Damayan sa panalangin).”

According to Tagle, a day of prayer is an expression of solidarity with fellow Filipinos who were severely battered by monster typhoon “Yolanda” and of the successive calamities that afflicted the country.

RELATED STORIES:

Outpouring of support for ‘Yolanda’ relief

Meeting a monster: First person account

Filipinos abroad seek news, rally aid after ‘Yolanda’

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, Cardinal Tagle, Manila, Paco, San Fernando de Dilao Parish Church, Supertyphoon Yolanda, Tagle, Typhoon Yolanda, Yolanda aid, Yolanda victim
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.