Gender Equality in the year of the clergy and consecrated persons

Machismo and extreme feminism is a reality in post modern times. It has also entered, in quite ensettling manner, within relationship between priests and religious sisters or even consecrated persons of the complimentary sex. Sometimes this inequality produced by the two exterme attitudes of being a male or a female, could hinder the evangelizing efforts […]

Sacramental Brotherhood towards sharing goods in common

Sacramental Brotherhood of the (Diocesan) Clergy, if lived well, could lead cultivate the mentality of sharing their goods concretely in common. “Priests by virtue of their ordination to the priesthood are united among themselves in an intimate sacramental brotherhood. In individual dioceses, priests form one priesthood under their own bishop. Even though priests are assigned […]

Madonna and Child: What’s this Statuette all about 

Congratulations! Please take care of this MADONNA and CHILD. It is personally hand-carved from kiln dried (Santol) wood having unique features that has no duplicate anywhere in the world. This statuette could outlast you and could serve as inheritance for the next generation. Design inspired by: Centro Ave, Loppiano, ITALY Envisioned and conceptualized by: Fr. […]

Priestly Identity, its actualization and preservation

It is true that the only High Priest is Christ and all the ordained and the laity participates in this same Priesthood. On the one hand, both are essentially distinct. Nevertheless, on the other hand, Lumen Gentium n. 32 says that “the distinction which the Lord made between sacred ministers and the rest of the […]

Iuvenescit Ecclesia: A Light to understand the Year of the Clergy and the Consecrated Persons

 The letter of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith “Iuvenescit Ecclesia” (The Church rejuvenates) to the Bishops of the Catholic Church is a great light in preparing the theme of the Year of the Clergy and the Consecrated Persons. Without this important document priests and the ordained even the bishops could be […]