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Simbang Gabi (Misa del Gallo)
Saturday, 13 Dec, 2008 – 21:59 | 3 Comments
Simbang Gabi (Misa del Gallo)

From December 16 until the 24th, Advent masses in the Philippines take on a different twist. We will be celebrating the Christmas novena masses which will begin at 4 AM. This year, December 21 …

Elijah and the Day of the Lord
Saturday, 13 Dec, 2008 – 20:35 | No Comment
Elijah and the Day of the Lord

Reading I:  Sirach 48:1-4.9-11
Resp. Psalm:  Psalm 80:2,18-19
Gospel Reading: Matthew 17:9.10-13

 
The present selection from Sirach is found in the tribute to the Fathers.  The text is fundamental especially to the understanding of the figure of …