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The other feast when Osama was killed

May 7, 2011

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The death of Osama bin Laden did not only coincide with the beatification of Pope John Paul II. The terrorist leader died on the first Sunday after Easter – the Feast of Divine Mercy. Decreed also coincidentally by Blessed John Paul II in 2000, the feast was requested by the Lord himself in an authenticated […]

Faith that’s not ‘user-friendly’

December 3, 2010

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“Pagkabighani” (A prayer of St. Francis Xavier, the Jesuit co-founder and missionary whose feast we celebrate today, as translated by Fr. Albert Alejo, SJ) Hindi sa langit Mong pangako sa akin Ako naaakit na Kita’y mahalin, At hindi sa apoy–kahit anong lagim– Ako mapipilit nginig Kang sambahin. Naaakit ako na Ika’y mamalas Nakapako sa krus, hinahamak-hamak. […]