Philippines – Pastoral care for the families left behind by labour migration

“I didn’t experience your caress when I was little because you left me on day one, and even up to now,” writes one student at a workshop on dealing with loneliness for children of Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). “But I am really longing for that time when you come home,” and “hopefully when that time comes, I would know what it feels like to be hugged by my real mom.” Read more…