“We find Jesus among the poor… so we show the simplicity and joy to the people,” Sr. Kathleen said of her work.
Fr. Toledo noted that the papal commission is a continuation of what Franciscans have always done.
These poor are teachers of hope: "They have total trust in God. For them God hears their cries and nourishes their resilience.”
Indonesian Jesuit Provincial Fr Sunu Hardiyanta emphasised the importance of Jesuit and lay collaboration in saving souls.
“There was no extraordinary miracle, just an inspiration,” shared Sister Mary Magdalene.
Archbishop Wong said Francisco's surrender to serve God and His Church is both an act of faith and a response to the grace of God.
The preparations included spiritual retreats, reflections and monthly community sharing.
"When sister invited us to go, we were really excited to come," said Reina Baratug.