Fathers of the Church, Scriptures

Gregory the Great on Luke 3:1-6

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The Fathers of the Church made sure that the faithful who listened to them remember not only their words but also the text of Scriptures they were preaching on. Line-by-line commentaries are considered pedantic now, and preachers are dissuaded ...
Personal, Vocation

Simbang Gabi and a Prayer Granted

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Simbang Gabi and a Prayer Granted
It is December 16, once more; the Misa del Gallo (aka Simbang Gabi) begins! It is a feature of the Christmas celebrations every true blooded Filipino would miss if he celebrates Christmas outside the country. I know. ...
Liturgy

Some Thoughts on the Birth of the Baptist

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There are only three persons whose birthdays are celebrated liturgically by the Church: the Lord himself, Mother Mary and John the Baptist. This latter whom the Lord regards as the greatest among those born from a woman is ...

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