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

Is Dancing Allowed In The Catholic Liturgy?

The permissibility of dancing in Catholic liturgy has been a subject of discussion and interpretation within the Church. The official liturgical documents, such as the General Instruction of the Roman Missal (GIRM), do not specifically mention dance as a part of the Roman Catholic liturgy. In the past, there have been instances of dance being … 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

I Will Follow Him – A Gospel Song?

“I Will Follow Him” is a popular song that was prominently featured in the 1992 comedy film “Sister Act,” starring Whoopi Goldberg. The song was originally written in 1961 by Franck Pourceland Paul Mauriat with lyrics by Norman Gimbel, and it was originally French titled “Chariot.” In the movie “Sister Act,” Whoopi Goldberg’s character, Deloris … Read more

Rob Schneider Converts to Catholicism

Actor and comedian Rob Schneider revealed that he had converted to Catholicism. In his post to Twitter (X), he was congratulated by Dr. Taylor Marshall who was also a convert from the Episcopalian Church. Schneider was born in San Francisco, California. His mother, Pilar Monroe, was of Filipino descent and a Catholic. His father, Marvin … Read more

Why do you call your priest Father?

In the Philippines, Pampanga in particular, we call our father ‘Tatang‘ and our uncle, ‘Bapa‘. Sometimes, kapampangans call their uncles as Tatang too. In the barrio where I grew up, we call our uncles as ‘mamâ‘ like Mamang Dado. There is an impit sound on the last syllable that is stressed and have a stop. … Read more

Was Martin Luther anti-Semitic?

The rebel Martin Luther condemned the conducts of the Jewish people. He did not hate the Jews just because of the race. However, his intolerence and solution to correct their ways is unchristian. His violent remarks are embarrasments to his followers and to the whole Reformation. This is probably the reason why the so called … Read more