Day: January 5, 2019

LESSONS FROM THE MAGI (I) – Wise men ask, wise men act

REV. JOSÉ MARIO O. MANDIA “Wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, saying, ‘Where is he who has been born king of the Jews?’” (Mt 2:1) The Wise Men knew something important: they knew that they did not know…

THE FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD – Magi follow star to find Light

Miguel Augusto (*) With the feast of the Epiphany, the Church celebrates the manifestation of Jesus to the world. “Epiphany,” of Greek origin, means “outward manifestation,” “appearance.” “For the Church which believes and prays, the Wise Men from the East…

POPE FRANCIS – Good Politics Serve Peace

FAUSTO GOMEZ OP   The World Day for Peace was founded and inaugurated by St. Paul VI. In the first message (Jan 1, 1968) entitled The Observance of a Day of Peace, Pope Montini writes: “We address Ourselves to all…

CHURCH FATHERS (38) – Saint Leo the Great

Anastasios The history of the Church has given us all sorts of Popes, from great saints, great intellectuals and also, let us not hide it, to great sinners. One great saint and intellectual was Pope Leo, later called “The Great.”…