By Jerome Aning
The Catholic Church will begin using the new English Missal in all Masses today, the First Sunday of Advent. Manila Archbishop Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle said there should be no reason for Catholics to worry about keeping up with the new responses and modified portions of the prayers during Mass.
THE Sacred Heart Parish Formation Committee and the Sacred Heart Parish Ladies Association are sponsoring two activities this Advent season. On Dec. 8, they will hold a recollection from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the St. Joseph’s Hall on Sacred Heart Center on D. Jakosalem Street, Cebu City. The resource person is Fr. Karel [...]
By Jocelyn R. Uy
Jesus Christ, not Santa Claus, is coming to town. Instead of Santas and Christmas trees, the president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) is urging the faithful to make the Nativity (belen) the centerpiece of the season and to hang the traditional star lantern (parol) outside their homes instead of Advent wreaths.