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 […]

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 […]