‘ Spirituality ’ Category

Augustinians, Spirituality

Joining A Great Adventure

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This year's friars' retreat was held at the Carmelite Missionary Spiritual Center in Tagaytay with Fr. Pat Fahey, OSA as retreat master. The theme of the retreat is the Rule and its spirituality. The retreat master provided us with lists ...
Augustinians, Christian Life, Vocation

That Strange Friar

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Whom have I in the heavens but YouAnd earth has nothing I desire besides You(Psalm 73:25, NIV) "So how come he is not ordained?" asked one parishioner pointing to a friar whom I introduced as a class mate. "Why did he ...
Liturgy, Scriptures, Spirituality

How Do You “Konek Konek” IV: Pro-Life Sunday

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How Do You “Konek Konek” IV: Pro-Life Sunday
In three previous articles on the topic "How Does One Konek Konek?" I have shown that one can relate liturgical readings to one another using the "free association of ideas". I have said that it is a good way ...
Liturgy, Scriptures, Spirituality

Podcasts for Post-Easter Feasts

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With the celebration of Pentecost, the season of Easter is ended. This Sunday we go back to Ordinary Time with two big feasts, Holy Trinity and Corpus Christi. Both feasts bring into our celebrations of Ordinary Time some ...
Christian Life, Church in the World, Liturgy, Scriptures

The Santo Niño and National Bible Sunday

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The Santo Niño and National Bible Sunday
The Church in the Philippines celebrates National Bible Sunday immediately following the Feast of the Santo Niño. It is a celebration that emphasizes the role of Sacred Scriptures in the life of the Church as it is laid out ...
Christian Life, Internet

Chronicles of a Revert

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Shireyuchan is just coming back from an experience that she had with a fundamentalist cult based in the Philippines.  Right now she is an active member of the Difensores Fidei and a very active blogger on things Catholic.  Shireyu is ...
BEC, Bible Apostolate, Christian Life, MGCP, Ministry, PREX, Scriptures

Records of an Ecclesial Experiment

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The BEC Project at the MGCP is progressing. Since the last time I wrote about it (three months ago) we have begun holding training sessions for our BEC leaders regularly. We have more than ten cell leaders under advanced training ...
Liturgy, Spirituality, Theology

Schemas for Pentecost

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Here are the schemas1 I used for the homilies I preached for Pentecost Sunday: Pentecost Overcoming Babel and Sin The Holy Spirit came upon the disciples making them the first members of the Church, the Body of Christ. The first effect ...
Liturgy, Spirituality, Theology

From Ascension to Corpus Christi

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After Ascension Sunday, Ordinary Time opens up with three solemnities, all connected to Easter. Below is a diagram of how I would present the relationships among all these feasts. The rest of the article is a reflection on ...
Christian Life, Liturgy

Some Thoughts on Ash Wednesday

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Lord, bless these ashes by which we show that we are dust.  Pardon our sins and keep us faithful to the discipline of Lent, for you do not want sinners to die but to live with the risen Christ, who ...

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