Heeding the call of Pope Francis to evangelize the people at the periphery, the Archdiocese of Davao, through its Archdiocesan Commission on Social Communications, strengthens its presence in whatever available media platforms today.
DAVAO VERBUM DEI MEDIA FOUNDATION, INC.
A community of disciples of Jesus Christ in the Archdiocese of Davao, evangelized and evangelizing, transformed by the Word of God incarnate in the lives of the faithful.
Truly inspired by the example of Mary, the Model of the Church, and the Light of the Magisterium, we voluntarily commit ourselves to imbibe the Catholic view of Communication, through Davao Verbum Dei Media Foundation, Inc., by:
Propagating the Christ-life as fountain head of the faith;
Crafting and innovating responsible social communications and mass media geared toward a renewed integral evangelization for all peoples particularly families, youths and children; and
Restoring and strengthening cultural values and total transformation of the faithful towards building God’s Kingdom on earth.
To effectively deal with the challenges of the current times by carrying out pastoral works, instructions and guidelines as set forth by the Church’s pertinent documents such as Inter Mirifica, Communio et Progressio, Aetatis Novae and others on Social Communications and mass media.
To use social communications and mass media, being powerful instruments for progress, by providing the public an access to truthful and accurate information.
To be an effective medium in promoting dialogue inside the church, among churches, and community at large, likewise heralding the Good News to all peoples which will bring knowledge of the church to the world and vice-versa.
To cooperate by sharing resources and knowledge among conferences and between dioceses and other institutions such as religious communities in the fields of spiritual formation and pastoral care, communications and development of people, training and research, public relations and education.
As of today, we have three multi-media platforms in operation: (1) Davao Catholic Herald (Print), (2) Davao Catholic Herald (Online), and (3) DXGN 89.9 Spirit FM Davao Radio Station.
DXGN 89.9 SPIRIT FM DAVAO
The Evangelized Christian Radio Communities; Heralds of the Good News
To spread the Good News of Salvation through the mass media; renew, restore, strengthen the Faithful towards building God’s Kingdom on earth through radio and/or electronic media.
- To produce programs that are relevant to Christian family life, youth, and religious life.
- To promote the faithful-life witness of the GKK
- To engage in dialogue with different sectors involving social issues and be a vehicle of social transformation.
DXGN CORE VALUES
Obedience to God and the Church/Holy Perseverance
Worship/Faith in Action