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Church in the World

The Reproductive Health Bill, Again…

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The Reproductive Health Bill, Again…
This Sunday's gospel reading was about being salt of the earth and light of the world. It is providential that the Bishop of San Pablo required all the priests of the diocese to read the Pastoral Letter of the ...
Augustiniana, Augustinians, Church in the World

An Augustinian Platform in the Middle Ages?

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Lucio Guttierez, OP -- our professor in Church History at the University of Sto. Tomas -- once said that Martin Luther could only have been produced by the Augustinians. That was almost thirty years ago. I didn't understand what he ...
Church in the World

Peer-to-Peer Evangelization

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Peer-to-Peer Evangelization
One of the ways in which the World Youth Day celebrations have contributed to the Church is the formative environment it has created for the youth.  In August 2005, the World Youth Day will once more be celebrated in Cologne, ...
Church in the World

Nunc Dimittis

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Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word:For mine eyes have seen thy salvation,Which thou hast prepared before the face of all people;A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel. ...
Catechism, Church in the World

Where Was The Church Founded?

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I was going through the pages searched in this blog and found one query that was intriguing.  It is expressed in a question that I found so strange, it made me reflect.  “Where was the Church founded?” 
Church in the World

The Legion of Mary

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The Legion of Mary
Last Saturday the Legion of Mary in the Philippines celebrated the ninetieth foundation anniversary of their organization and the occassion somehow got me curious. So I looked up whatever I could find on the Legion of Mary and came ...
Church in the World, Scriptures

National Bible Week 2012

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National Bible Week 2012
This year's National Bible Week is going to be eventful. It is going to bring together activities of both Protestant and Catholic inspiration that are meant to unite Filipinos around the Word of God so as to bring about ...
Church in the World

Then, Joseph Card. Ratzinger; now, Pope Benedict XVI

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Then, Joseph Card. Ratzinger; now, Pope Benedict XVI
"The cardinals  haved chosen  me, a humble and simple worker of the Lord's vineyard.  It is a consolation to know, however, that even the Lord can use a humble and simple instrument in His work....  I entrust myself to ...
Church in the World

Karol Wojtyla as a Writer

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I love this Pope.  Apart from the fact that he was the one who inspired me to continue working in the Web, he has also showed me in a most personal way that his office is the phyrical principle of ...
Church in the World, Philosophy

Fundamentalism

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Fundamentalism
We are familiar with Christian fundamentalists, especially those that are Filipino. I have called them "biblicistic rationalists" because their "pangangatuwiran" (more or less, the equivalent of "reasoning") is limited to what one can find in the Protestant ...
Church in the World, Ministry

A Spiritual Conference for a Meeting of Treasurers

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I was asked to give a spiritual conference to nuns and lay people who work as treasurers for schools and other institutions run by out Augustinian Sisters of Our Lady of Consolacion.  I haven't really prepared anything yet, although I ...
Church in the World

A St. Monica Group from Leyte

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I received an email from Bato, Leyte inquiring about the St. Monica chaplet.  It goes
Christian Life, Church in the World, Spirituality

St. Valentine and his Dublin Shrine

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St. Valentine and his Dublin Shrine
St. Valentine is not just one saint, there are three mentioned in different martyrologies connected to February 14: St. Valentine, priest-martyr during the time of Emperor Claudius II, St. Valentine, Bishop of Terni (venerated in the Eastern Churches), and a ...

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