Prayer of Praise

by Ciel Tagaza Praise is a form of prayer, a way of worshiping God. The Catechism of the Catholic Church describes praise as that “which recognizes most immediately that God is God. It lauds God for His own sake and … Continue reading

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In Spirit and Truth

by Ciel Tagaza We cannot worship on our own initiative.  Worship is a response.  It is God, through His Spirit, who stirs in our soul and inspires vertical movement.  On days when there seems to be no internal nor external … Continue reading

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Coming Back to the Heart of Worship

by Ciel Tagaza Charismatic worship has evolved in the past 4 or 5 decades – from a single worship leader accompanied by a musical instrument or two leading a congregation into singing simple, hymn-like worship songs in a room or … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Pentecost

by Ciel Tagaza We will celebrate the feast of Pentecost this coming Sunday. We remember and give thanks for that first Pentecost experienced by the first disciples of Jesus, which extended to the early Christians, revived in the twentieth century, … Continue reading

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