‘Tis the Season

by Ciel Tagaza Christmas season begins from Jesus’ birthday (December 25) and ends with the feast of Epiphany (January 5), hence, the “12 Days of Christmas”.  As we celebrate Christ’s first coming and its ripple effect, let us reflect on … Continue reading

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Advent: Celebrating Love

By Ciel Tagaza We are nearing the end of Advent. This Christmas vigil, apart from being a season of waiting and preparation, is also a season of rejoicing, of celebrating Hope, Peace, Joy and Love, whose candle we light on … Continue reading

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Advent: Celebrating Joy

by Ciel Tagaza The third Sunday of Advent is called Gaudete Sunday, Gaudete derived from the Latin Gaude, meaning joy. As we enter the third week of Advent, our longing expectation must develop into confident joy. It is the joy … Continue reading

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Advent: Celebrating Peace

by Ciel Tagaza On the second Sunday of Advent, the Church lights the candle of Peace. Just like a hospitable man who puts his house in order, ready to receive expected and unexpected guests, we must make peace with God, … Continue reading

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