Tag Archives: Catholic

Charismatic Spirituality

by Ciel Tagaza There are different expressions of Christian spirituality. Just look at the Catholic Church. It boasts of a rich spirituality – thanks to the saints, who throughout the ages have contributed to the deposit of Faith by their … Continue reading

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The Wonder and the Warfare

by Ciel Tagaza Worship is our response to God’s revelation. When we are filled with wonder at His goodness, His works and His power; when we are grateful for His blessings and saving grace, it’s only natural to praise Him. … Continue reading

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Celebrating Lent

by Ciel Tagaza We recently celebrated the fourth Sunday of Lent when the Church takes a breather from its penitential stance – the altar is adorned with flowers, the choir sings more fully and the priest wears pink vestments. Called … Continue reading

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Seek and Find

Andro Lesaca You will seek Me and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart. – Jeremiah 19:23 I was born into a staunchly Catholic family.  Talk about faith and religion were common at the dinner table.  … Continue reading

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A Child of God

Lara Santos But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name, who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh … Continue reading

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Transcendence

Jia Manlutac “I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in Me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from Me you can do nothing.” –John 15:5 I study in an all-girl Catholic school. … Continue reading

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Full Life

Marie Filio I came that they might have life, and have it more abundantly. – John 10:10b I was born and raised as a Catholic, together with my older brothers and sisters.  We lived a simple life as my father … Continue reading

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A Future Full Of Hope

Maan Sayes For I know well the plans I have for you, says the LORD, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a future full of hope. -Jeremiah 29:11 My life has been a … Continue reading

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God’s Word in Worship

by Ciel Tagaza Indeed, the word of God is living and effective, sharper than any two-edged sword, penetrating even between soul and spirit, joints and marrow, and able to discern reflections and thoughts of the heart. No creature is concealed … Continue reading

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Worship & Witness

by Ciel Tagaza There are still places in the world where people are attacked for their religious beliefs, where the minorities, the faithful, particularly Christians, cannot worship freely.  People of faith are killed for their beliefs, and a large percent … Continue reading

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In the Silence

by Ciel Tagaza Silence is powerful.  If prolonged, it can deaden a relationship, for healthy relationships thrive on communication. Silence can also provoke reflection and stir up guilt.  When we are given silent treatment by someone we are close to, … Continue reading

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