The first “March for Mary and the Filipino Family” was held on the morning of December 8, 2019.
It is often said that we Filipinos have the longest Christmas Season. We start playing Christmas music, decorate our homes and schedule Christmas parties before or during the season of advent.
The Vatican announced that the Holy Father has appointed His Eminence Luis Antonio “Chito” Cardinal Tagle as Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples (Propaganda Fide).
Filipinos celebrate Christmas as early as September. They also end their celebrations late into January’s Feast of the Child Jesus.
Here we go again! These words may be spoken either in cynicism or with much hope, expectation and excitement as we begin another liturgical year with the celebration of the Advent season.
Every December 25, I read Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and G.K. Chesterton’s essay, “The God in the Cave”.
In his personal letter to the youth (Christus Vivit) Pope Francis recalls that “the Church is full of young saints who devoted their lives to Christ.”
Who doesn’t enjoy food? Who doesn’t want to try something to tickle his pallet anew? Who wouldn’t want to embark on a different experience of a common dish mixed in a magically distinct way?
Dateline: Los Angeles, California—Happy Solemnity of the Feast of Christ the King! The Vicariate of San Jose de Navotas, Diocese of Kalookan, will again hold the annual celebration with the traditional Vicariate Procession of the Blessed Sacrament.
The whole narrative sounds almost like a bad plot of a television sit-com. The Chief Executive, seemingly in a fit of pique due to the VP’s criticisms of his drug war being on the losing end, dared her to become his “drug czar”.
If we are really good citizens of our country, truly concerned about how things are, then we should be, one way or another, a good activist pursuing advocacies that can make authentic improvements in the different fields of our social and political life.
We were not exactly expecting to be invited to Egypt this soon (Nov 6-16).