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Augustinians, Church in the World

A Different Look at Philippine History and the Frayles

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When I was studying Philippine History in high school, I was given the impression that the last hundred years of Spanish regime in the Philippines was characterized by the corruption of Spanish officials and the immorality of the friars.
Church in the World

Christ In You The Hope of Glory (Col. 1,27)

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[embed]http://youtu.be/9TJnGzjD_Bc[/embed] This is the official theme song of the Eucharistic Congress 2016 to be held in Cebu in January. The theme is based on Col. 1:27 which we Catholics understand to refer to Christ's mystical and sacramental presence with the ...
Christian Life, Church in the World, Vocation

Ministry to Fathers

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I have completed two sessions with some of the fathers in a subdivision that is covered by our parish.  We started last week with a session on "What does being male mean today?"  This afternoon, I had two questions thrown at them:  "What does ...
Augustinians, Christian Life, Church in the World, Spirituality

Lay Augustinian Spirituality

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Geocities is closing down so I have moved some articles housed at the old Agilawan website to AgustinongPinoy. I did not move all the articles though ; I moved only those which I and others still continually go back ...
Church in the World

Rise, Let Us Be On Our Way

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 John Paul II will perhaps be known as the Pope who shared his faith with us.  Of course the other Popes before him did it in their own way;  John Paul II did it in a way that leaves no ...
Catechism, Church in the World

Conscience in the Catechism of the Catholic Church

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Conscience in the Catechism of the Catholic Church
In 2004, Sen. Francisco Tatad, told everyone in the Senate Hall, that he was following his conscience in voting against opening the envelope believed to incrimate then Pres. Estrada in criminal acts. Recently, Sen. Miriam Santiago in ...
BEC, Church in the World, Ministry

BEC Holy Week Recollection

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BEC Holy Week Recollection
Last year, the BEC Advanced Team had its Holy Week recollection. It was attended by the group I have been meeting every Sunday for the past four years. Today, April 3, 2012, we had our first recollection attended ...
Christian Life, Church in the World, Lectio Divina, Scriptures, Spirituality

Encountering the Lord in the Midst of Life’s Upheavals II

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Encountering the Lord in the Midst of Life’s Upheavals II
The post "Encountering the Lord in the Midst of Life's Upheavals" is the one of the most read articles in the Mystical Geek. It is actually John Chrysostom's commentary on Matthew 14:22-33, which is the account of Jesus' walking ...
Church in the World, Magisterium

Again, On the Reproductive Health Bill

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Again, On the Reproductive Health Bill
This afternoon I received an envelope from the Diocese of San Pablo bearing "A Catechism on the Reproductive Health Bill". The catechism is in question and answer form similar to the Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church. ...
Church in the World

Bernas on the RH Bill Debates

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Bernas on the RH Bill Debates
Someone called my attention to a Philippine Daily Inquirer article written by Fr. Joaquin Bernas, SJ on the RH Bill Debates. The article is found here. In the article, the Jesuit lawmaker tried to clarify certain words ...
Church in the World

Keep Your Lamp Lighted

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Keep Your Lamp Lighted
This Sunday's liturgy is about being wise and being wise especially during the days when the coming of the Lord is near. It is not really about the coming judgment, but about one's preparation for that day. The ...
Church in the World, Magisterium

Charity and Conscience on the RH Bill Debate

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Charity and Conscience on the RH Bill Debate
This is the Pastoral Statement of Archbishop Socrates B. Villegas, Archbishop of Lingayen- Dagupan, on the RH Bill. Archbishop Villegas is the Spiritual Director of the CFC-FFL Young Ministries. Along with Frank and Gerry Padilla, Archbishop Villegas is one of ...
Augustiniana, Augustinians, Church in the World

Thoughts From A Twenty Year-Old Memento

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Thoughts From A Twenty Year-Old Memento
I was going through some of my old things in Antipolo yesterday and I found this memento from an Augustinian youth gathering held in Cartoceto back in the early 90s. I don't know how to call it: it ...

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