Para sa kinabukasan ang pagdalaw sa yumao.

Pagkatapos dumalaw sa ating mga yumao, napag-isipan na ba natin kung bakit paulit-ulit nating ginagawa ito. Sa susunod na taon, pagkatapos ng semestral break, babalikan natin uli ang puntod ng ating mga minamahal. Ang alaala ng namatay ay nasa nakaraan. May sinasabi ba itong kaugalian tungkol sa kinabukasan? Ang alaala daw ay pang-nagdaan. Inaalala saContinue reading “Para sa kinabukasan ang pagdalaw sa yumao.”

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Why Do We Commemorate All Saints and Souls?

1 & 2 November 2010 All Saints and Souls Nov 1: Rev 7, 2-14; Psalm 24; 1 John 3, 1-3; Mt 5, 1-12 Nov 2: Wis 3, 1-9; Psalm 23; Rom 5, 5-11 or 6, 3-9; John 6, 37-40 Why do we commemorate All Souls Day and All Saints Day? We often visit cemeteries withoutContinue reading “Why Do We Commemorate All Saints and Souls?”

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Why Do We Come to the Cemetery?

1 & 2 November 2009All Saints and All Souls Day The Gospel today speaks about practicing what we preach. But there are things which we practice but do not know why we preach it. For example, we come to Sunday mass but we totally do not understand what the mass really means. The same appliesContinue reading “Why Do We Come to the Cemetery?”

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Remembering the Faithful Departed

1 & 2 November 2008. Commemoration of All the Faithful DepartedWis 3, 1-9; Psalm 23; Rom 5, 5-11; John 6, 37-40 I too have not been spared from the experience of death. My blood relatives and friends died both from natural and tragic causes. Some died from complications arising from diabetes and hypertension. One wasContinue reading “Remembering the Faithful Departed”

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All Saints & All Souls

1 & 2 November 2007. Solemnity of All Saints/All Souls Note: In the Philippines, people flock to cemeteries to remember the dead on November 1. So this can be a homily for both events. In the Creed, we profess belief in the β€œCommunion of Saints”. This belief is the basis for the Solemnity of AllContinue reading “All Saints & All Souls”

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