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Mary Visits Elizabeth
Sunday, 20 Dec, 2009 – 0:00 | No Comment
Mary Visits Elizabeth

The fourth Sunday of Advent Year C gives us the picture of Mary visiting Elizabeth.  The Church is like Mary, bringing Christ to those who await Him.  Below is a mindmap that relates the …

He was just right for God’s plan
Friday, 18 Dec, 2009 – 6:14 | One Comment
He was just right for God’s plan

“Joseph was a just man” writes Matthew.  And he was.  The word dikaoiv which we translate into English as "just" is also the rendering for a Hebrew word qydu which means "devotee, pious," and …

Simbang Gabi 2009
Monday, 14 Dec, 2009 – 20:44 | No Comment
Simbang Gabi 2009

For the Church in the Philippines, December 16-24 is a special period in Advent. During these days, we celebrate the Simbang Gabi, a. k. a. Misa del Gallo — a series of Masses that …

Sound Doctrine and Good Example
Tuesday, 11 Nov, 2008 – 14:35 | No Comment
Sound Doctrine and Good Example

Reading I: Titus 2:1-8.11-14
Resp. Psalm: Psalm 37:3-4,18 and 23, 27 and 29
Gospel Reading: Luke 17:7-10

"Sound doctrine" is here used in its more original connotation, not as a set of teachings to know, …