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Ministry, PREX, Scriptures, Spirituality

PREX and Other Things

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PREX and Other Things
Last Sunday we saw fourteen new graduates from our Parish Renewal Experience.  Together with this new group, four others who finished our first BEC Ministry Training Program also received their diplomas.  These will undergo further training as they begin their ...
BEC, Scriptures, Theology

The Spiritual Senses of Scriptures and the BEC

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I think it was Carlos Mesters (was it from the book “Fiori senza difesa”?) who made me realize that the BEC is the place where the Spiritual senses of the Scriptures unlocked, discovered and lived.  But in the schema he ...
BEC, Ministry

BEC and Scriptures: The Questions We Ask

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In BEC meetings, the text of the Sunday gospel is read three times. After each time the Gospel is read, questions are asked. After the first reading, the listeners are encouraged to ask questions about the text. Most often, questions ...
Augustinians, Ministry

Augustinian Friars in the News

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Augustinian Friars in the News
The Lancaster Diocese has a new bishop, and he is an Augustinian Friar:  the Rev. Michael Campbell, OSA.  He has been coadjutor bishop for the Diocese since March 2008. He takes over from Bishop Patrick O'Donohue who has retired.  More news ...
BEC, Scriptures

Sentence Flows: Towards a More Objective Study of the Sacred Text

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A post at the Bible Workshop Forums simply illustrates the importance that an exercise such as the creation of Sentence Flows can contribute to a Bible study session in a cell group.  The post goes:
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 ...
BEC, Scriptures

When Was the First Cell Meeting?

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When Was the First Cell Meeting?
Apart from a search query on “Where was the Church founded”, there is also another one on “When was the first Bible cell meeting?”  I was thinking that this latter was about the Bible cell meetings we were having in ...
Ministry, PREX

PREX Opens the Door to the Social Doctrines of the Church

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The National Association of PREX Secretariats is holding its 11th National Convention in General Santos City this February. The convention is going to be significant because it opens the door of a lot of parishes in the Philippines to ...
BEC, Scriptures

Sentence Flows: Making Sense of It

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The most recent addition to AgustinongPinoy is a website that extends Res Biblica. It is called The Bible Workshop. It was created to meet the needs of some of our parishioners who are engaged in the biblical apostolate. It has ...
BEC, Bible Apostolate, Lectio Divina, Ministry, Scriptures

Intelligent Reading of Scriptures: Revisited

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Some ten years ago I wrote a series of articles for Suite101 on "Reading Scriptures Intelligently". I wrote those articles for the general reader who wants to get more from his/her reading of the Scriptures. What I wrote ...
Augustinians, Ministry

Memory of the First Colegio

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Memory of the First Colegio
The following article was written in view of the fortieth anniversary of the Colegio San Agustin-Bacolod back in 2002. It was originally published in one of Bacolod's daily newspapers. The original carried with it a short commentary on the ...
BEC, Bible Apostolate, Ministry, Scriptures

Outlining a Bible Passage II: Mark 10:17-31

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Mark 10:17-31 is the gospel reading for the 28th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year B). Below is an outline of the text based on the sentence flow found here.
Ministry

Cooking up a Newsletter

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The PREX Newsletter for the Mother of Good Counsel is now in PDF format and in a few days will be distributed in fotocopies.  The distribution is quite limited, just a hundred copies.  We hope that the maiden issue ...

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