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SPOTLIGHT is an original production of Dominus Est for the celebrations of 500 Years

of Christianity. Through this talk show, we bring our audiences to the historical places

where Christianity was first introduced to the Philippines 500 years ago and to the various celebrations for 500 YOC across the nation and around the world.

Spotlight on Homonhon
Homonhon is the island where the Magellan Expedition

first anchored on March 21, 1521
Guest: Fr Neil Tenefrancia, Chancellor, Diocese of Borongan
March 21, 2021

Spotlight on Limasawa 
Limasawa is the island where the first recorded Easter mass took place on March 27, 1521. Guest: Fr Johnrey Sibi and Fr Mark Vincent Salang from the Diocese of Maasin 
March 27, 2021

Spotlight on Cebu

Cebu is the island where the first baptism took place on April 14, 1521.  
Guests: Fr Mhar Balili, Secretary-General, 500 YOC - Archdiocese of Cebu
and Fr Ric Anthony Reyes, Archivist & Museum Curator,

Basilica Minore del Sto Niño de Cebu
April 9, 2021

Spotlight on Manila 

The Archdiocese of Manila is the oldest diocese in the Philippines,

created in 1579 as a diocese and elevated as a metropolitan archdiocese

in 1595. Guest: Fr. Kali Llamado, Vice Rector of the Archdiocese of Manila

January 15, 2021

Spotlight on ‘We Give Our Yes’
‘We Give Our Yes’ is the theme song for the Year of Missio Ad Gentes,

the theme for the final year of 500 Years of Christianity. 
Guest: Fr. Carlo Magno Marcelo, Composer and Lyricist of We Give Our Yes 
January 22, 2021

Spotlight on the Vatican 
Guest: Sr. Bernadette Reis, official translator of Pope Francis
Prelude to the Papal Mass for 500 Years of Christianity presided by

Pope Francis for the Filipino community in Rome at St. Peter’s

Basilica at the Vatican 
March 14, 2021 

Spotlight on the Vatican 
Papal Mass for 500 Years of Christianity 
March 14, 2021

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