Day: December 7, 2018

FAITH ILLUSTRATED – Creed 07

Jesus Christ, Only Begotten Son of God (19)

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SOLEMNITY OF CHRIST THE KING

Solemnity of Christ the King. Since 1985, three Dioceses have been created in the province of Pangasinan (Philippines): the Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan, the Diocese of Alaminos and the Diocese of Urdaneta. The Solemnity of Christ the King is celebrated by…

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ASK THE LITURGIST (19) – Liturgical Group

– Enrico Finotti Does a liturgical group in the parish make sense? And, if have it, what is its task? Undoubtedly a group or a committee, which cares about the dignity of liturgical celebrations, is an important tool in the…

BITE-SIZE THEOLOGY (11) – Did Jesus have a succession plan?

– Rev José Mario O Mandía Many persons regard Jesus Christ as an outstanding Person, and may even accept his Divinity. But for them, Jesus is a personage from the remote past with no connection to the present. Is that…

MY PROPHETIC ROLE REQUIRES MY OWN REPENTANCE AND REFORMATION – 9TH December 2018, 2ND Sunday In Advent (C)

Bar 5:1-9, Phil 1:4-6, 8-11, Lk 3:1-6 – May Tam www.FLL.cc “The word of God came to John the son of Zechariah in the desert:”  what an unlikely opening verse for the preparation of Jesus’ public ministry! Luke had just…

GREAT FIGURES OF THE MISSIONARY WORK – Bengal and the Kingdom of the Dragon (31)

– Joaquim Magalhães de Castro Back on our way, I notice that the altitude now allows the growth of firs and pines of various types and sizes. From the bare rocks stand out small and joyous waterfalls whose fate reveal…

CHURCH FATHERS (35) – Saint Jerome

In the 4th century, as we have observed, we have a flourishing of great Church Fathers, probably unique in the whole history of the Church. Another example of this is given by Saint Jerome (346? – 420). When he was…

DR SAMUEL GREGG, RESEARCH DIRECTOR OF ACTON INSTIUTE – On the issue of sentimentalism

– Aurelio Porfiri A few weeks ago I was reading an article written by my very good friend Aldo Maria Valli. He quoted a researcher from the Acton Institute in USA on the issue of sentimentality. I did not know…

MARIAN APPARITIONS (93)

Montagnaga, Italy On  May 14, 1729, around noon on Saturday, Domenica Targa was with her cattle in the basin of the “Palustel.” Suddenly, all the beasts, as if caught by terror, started to flee disoriented. Domenica, who was reciting the…

NEWS BRIEFS

– Tej Francis WASHINGTON D.C. VATICAN APPROVES SECOND MIRACLE FOR BLESSED JOHN HENRY NEWMAN (CNA) A second miracle attributed to Blessed John Henry Newman has reportedly been approved by the Vatican, fueling expectation that his canonization could occur as early…