In the Gospels’ account of Jesus’ resurrection, it says that he appeared to Mary Magdalene early in the morning (Mk. 16:9-10), to his disciples and to the other women also early in the morning. All these appearances happened on the day of his resurrection. There is no record of the Risen Christ meeting his mother Mary first.
The Baro ng Tagalog or Barong Tagalog became one of the symbols of pride, dignity, patriotism and Filipino soul.
Today, we commemorate the founding of La Liga Filipina. July 03, 1892, Rizal founded the La Liga Filipina. What can we learn from it?
Since the Nicean and Trent Councils were made within the context of ecumenism, it will be good if all of us will endeavor to promote unity and mutual understanding among churches.
Today in Philippine History. June 19, 1861, Dr. Jose Rizal, a multi-talented illustrado, hero and martyr was born in Calamba, Laguna. As we commemorate his birth, let us look at some of the facts about his birth.
The rehabilitation of Pasig River, Boracay, and Manila Bay is an example of pagbabalik-loob and pagpapakatao. It is a manifestation of our return to our role as God’s representative (God’s image) to his creation.
“I want to know Christ—yes, to know the power of his resurrection and participation in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, and so, somehow, attaining to the resurrection from the dead.” (Philippians 3:10 & 11 NIV)
Aside from the families of Zechariah, Elizabeth, Joseph, and Mary who were all righteous and faithful, there were a bunch of equally faithful Jews and wise Gentiles who were waiters for the consolation of Israel.
"And she brought forth her firstborn Son, and wrapped Him in swaddling cloths, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn." (Luke 2:7, NJKV)
Hellenism continued even after the death of Alexander the Great.
The story of Ibrahim (Abraham) is also recorded in the book of Genesis of the Jewish and Christian Bible. There are differences though, such as, in Islamic belief the son is Ishmael not Isaac, while in Christian tradition the name of the father is Abraham not Ibrahim.
History Visita Iglesia or the Seven Churches Visitation or simply put, Church Visit is an ancient Roman Catholic Lenten tradition to visit seven churches on the evening of Holy Thursday. […]
"The challenge for the contemporary 'non-Catholic' Christian churches is how to make their liturgy and other church services serve as transmitter (mediator) of Christ's power so that the congregation can have a more tangible and concrete experience of Christ."
‘Religion and life are inseparable. Long before the Spanish colonizers came, Filipinos had been holding thanksgiving celebrations or festivals that are religious in nature. Hornedo tells us that this “native […]