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 […]

Another Angle in understanding Year of the Clergy and the Religious

The priority of this coming year, in preparing for the five hundred years of evangelization in the Philippines in given to the clergy and the consecrated persons. This is on the background of the primary purpose which is the new evangelization. The whole church in the country is called to be church together in being […]

Pope Francis words “God will never be a God ‘without man'” needs an explanation

Last July 7, 2017 in the beginning of this month, Pope Francis gave a catechesis which illicited some controversies. It was a good theme on the paternity of God as Father and the Pope emphasized the presence of God in our lives. The Audience took place at 9.20 a.m. in St. Peter’s Square, where the […]