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La Liga Filipina

Today, we commemorate the founding of La Liga Filipina. July 03, 1892, Rizal founded the La Liga Filipina. What can we learn from it?

The Birth of Jose Rizal

Today, June 19, 2019, is the 158th birth anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal. A multi-talented illustrado, hero and martyr. As we commemorate his birth, let us look at some of the facts about his birth.

Jesus’ Final Week: SUNDAY

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.

EID’L ADHA: The Feast of Sacrifice

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.

Experiencing Christ Through The Black Nazarene

"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."

Karakol: An Expression of Faith and Culture

‘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 […]