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Who is this Man?

admin / April 10, 2015

Neither painting nor burn mark nor photograph Rev. José Mario O. Mandía “Peter then came out with the other disciple, and they went toward the tomb. They both ran, but the other disciple outran Peter and reached the tomb first; and stooping to look in, he saw the linen cloths lying there, but he did not go in. Then Simon…

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A community of believers

admin / April 10, 2015

April 12, 2015 – Second Sunday of Easter Acts 4:32-35 1 John 5:1-6 John 20:19-31 Fr Fernando Torres, CMF Claretian Publications Faith always happens in the midst of a community. Jesus is not recognized in solitude but in the relationship with the brothers and sisters who constitute the community. It is the believing community that advances along the way of…

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e-Life….

admin / April 10, 2015

Sr. Sam As a child everyone must have played blindfold. I still remember while playing with blindfold, instead of catching my friends I accidentally held an elderly man. I screamed for the victory, but after untying my eyes I realized it was not my friend with whom I was playing, but some one else, out of the group. Of course…

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The Song of the Centuries

admin / April 10, 2015

Aurelio Porfiri In the long post Vatican II season, one of the main problems had to do with the Mass Propers, the antiphons for introit, offertory and communion. De facto they disappeared from the common practice to remain as a sort of relic in the pages of the Roman Missal (introit and communion, but not offertory).

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Palm Sunday Philippine Style

admin / April 10, 2015

Ross Belle Balatbat “Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem manifested the coming of the kingdom that the King-Messiah was going to accomplish by the Passover of his Death and Resurrection.” (cf. Catechism of the Catholic Church no. 560)

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Priestly tiredness and priestly rest

admin / April 10, 2015

Pontiff’s Holy Thursday Chrism Mass Homily Pope Francis “My hand shall ever abide with him, my arms also shall strengthen him” (Ps 89:21). This is what the Lord means when he says: “I have found David, my servant; with my holy oil I have anointed him” (v. 20).  It is also what our Father thinks whenever he “encounters” a priest. …

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Pope mourns with Kenyans

admin / April 10, 2015

Militants attack university campus (Vatican Radio) – Kenya was in mourning Friday after Islamists militants stormed a University campus killing 147 people the day before. Many of the victims were Christian students who were executed at the start of the assault after they were separated from their Muslim colleagues.