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3RD EDITION OF CANTATA MACAU

admin / December 13, 2018

Participants of the 3rd edition of Cantata Macau (Macau International Choir Festival) pose with Bishop Stephen Lee after their Grand Concert at the Cineteatro. The Festival featured fourteen participating choirs from eight countries. Cantata Macau was founded by Barrie Briones who is also the Director of the Festival.

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SOLEMNITY OF CHRIST THE KING

admin / December 7, 2018

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 each diocese, and the parishes take turns each year to host the celebrations. This means that each parish will have…

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ASK THE LITURGIST (19) – Liturgical Group

admin / December 7, 2018

– 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 parish. However, one must understand well both its role and, above all, its way of proceeding. The role, as the…

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

admin / December 7, 2018

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 named all the important people (both political and religious) in that historical period but none of them received the word…

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CHURCH FATHERS (35) – Saint Jerome

admin / December 7, 2018

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 20, he was sent to Rome to improve his studies on the classics. He was baptized in Rome by Pope…

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MARIAN APPARITIONS (93)

admin / December 7, 2018

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 rosary, cried out: “Jesus, Mary, help me.” She had just pronounced the invocation, when she saw before her a beautiful…

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