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Simbang Gabi Homilies: Day 4 with Fr. Norberto Bautista, SJ

December 19, 2011

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What mostly attracts me, really, in the Annunciation story is not so much the grand plan of God through the angel for Mary to become the mother of the Son of God, or the fortunate fate of Mary as the one He has chosen. What I find touching here is the littleness of Mary – […]

Simbang Gabi Homilies: Day 3 with Fr. Jose Cecilio Magadia, SJ

December 18, 2011

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This year is the 50th anniversary of what is arguably the best Hollywood film adaptation of a Broadway musical. That is West Side Story – which in turn is also an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. It is set in the 1950s in Upper West Side Manhattan, and instead of the Montagues and Capulets, […]