Riti Settennali Si Penitenza

‘Riti Settennali Si Penitenza’ ang tawag ng mga Italiano sa isang religious festival na nagaganap tuwing ikapitong taon sa lungsod ng Guardia Sanframondi. Ginaganap ito sa piesta ito nang Assumption – August 15 na may kaakibat na pananakit sa sariling katawan. Mahahalintulad ito sa Pilipinas na ginaganap naman tuwing Semana Santa. Ang pinagmulan ng pagdiriwang … Read more

Who is St. Valentine?

St. Valentine refers to one or more Christian martyrs who were named Valentine. The most commonly cited story is that of a priest named Valentine during the Roman Empire’s rule under Emperor Claudius II in the 3rd century AD. The emperor had banned marriages for young men, believing that single men made better soldiers. However, … Read more

Fasching in Germany

Fasching, also known as Karneval or Fastnacht in different regions of Germany, is a festive season that precedes Lent and is celebrated with exuberance. Fastnacht can also be spelled in various ways, such as “fasnacht”, “fassenacht,” or “faschnacht.” The word “fastnacht” means “the night before the fast,” since the doughnuts and all rich food kept … Read more

Why Priests Are Not Married?

The requirement of celibacy for clergy in the Roman Catholic Church is a discipline that has evolved over centuries and is not a fundamental tenet of Christian doctrine. The reasons for mandatory celibacy among Catholic clergy are rooted in historical, theological, and practical considerations. Historical Development: The tradition of celibacy has deep historical roots. In … Read more

Oxymoron or Paradox?

This my response to the post of Sharing ni Franco which he also repost on other Pages of Leni Robredo. He explains the difference between faithfulness and indifference but the content is more on his protest, his own view and opinion to the Fiducia Supplican document released by Vatican. In quotes are his statement and … Read more

Did the Church err with Fiducia Supplicans?

Here is the paragraph III in the document Fiducia Supplicans which explaints the Blessings of Couples in Irregular Situations and of Couples of the Same Sex. Did Pope Francis really approved the blessing of same-sex unions? No, as Father Eric Gibaugh explains. Blessings of Couples in Irregular Situations and of Couples of the Same Sex … Read more

Theotokos – God Has A Mother?

Mary Is a god and we do not worship Mary. “Theotokos” is a Greek term that translates to “God-bearer” or “Mother of God.” This title has significant theological importance within Christian traditions, particularly in Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, and Catholic Christianity. It is used to affirm the belief that Mary, the mother of Jesus, carried … Read more

What is Hanukkah?

The eight-day Jewish celebration known as Hanukkah or Chanukah commemorates the rededication during the second century B.C. of the Second Temple in Jerusalem, where according to legend Jews had risen up against their Greek-Syrian oppressors in the Maccabean Revolt. Hanukkah, which means “dedication” in Hebrew, begins on the 25th of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar … Read more