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Simbang Gabi Homilies: Day 8 with Fr. Johnny Go, SJ

December 23, 2011

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There’s a saying that goes: “It ain’t over till the fat lady sings.” In our Gospel reading this evening, we have a pregnant woman singing, so that got me thinking. Mary sings her magnificent song, the Magnificat, when she sees for herself the sign promised to her by the angel during the Annunciation. Her elderly […]

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, […]