This four-hour New Year vigil was totally focused on a meeting of praise, prayer and Adoration of the Eucharistic Christ, the Lord of life – of past, present and future.
Let us go to Bethlehem to meet the Lord, this is what Adeste Fideles wants to tell us, hoping that we are listening.
Christmas lights and markets: what a contrast to a liturgical Advent! What we say in catechesis loses all meaning in the streets decorated for ‘feasts’. Should we resign ourselves or rejoice, adapt or resist?
It has just been several days after typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) battered the southern islands in the Philippines. The typhoon brought widespread devastation to the country’s southern regions and has left the people spending their Christmas in the dark.