Category Archives: 2008.12December

1. World Day of Peace (WDP)

WDP is celebrated every January 1st. Pope Benedict XVI’s message for the WDP is entitled “Fighting Poverty to Build Peace”. Dated 08 December 2008. Poverty contributes to conflicts, armed ones included. In turn, conflicts fuel tragic situations of poverty. (n.1) … Continue reading

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2. CBCP on Charter Change (CHA-CHA)

Title: “Let us not allow Selfish Interest to Undermine Democracy”. Cha-cha at this point is premature and untimely. 1st – the global financial crisis and the intensifying poverty, must be addressed first. 2nd – Cha-cha distracts the attention of the … Continue reading

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CBCP’S Pastoral Letter on Ecology

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines issued on 5 November 2008 the Pastoral Letter “Upholding the Sanctity of Life”. In 1988 the CBCP issued a pastoral letter regarding our environment. Since 1988 3 new threats to environment have surfaced: … Continue reading

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Second Sunday of Advent

Repent. Prepare the Lord’s way. Sin makes roads crooked and bumpy. Repentance makes them straight and smooth. Valleys are lack of love for God and neighbors. They are also failures to pray. These are filled with good works and constant … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Lourdes Parish is 50 Years Old

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish of Polomolok celebrated its 50th parochial anniversary on 4 December 2008. Theme: “Seeing Back…Looking Forward and Moving Together in Union with God Towards Integral Development”. Bishop Dinualdo was presider and homilist. He looked back to … Continue reading

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Marbel Association of Religious and Clergy (MARC) Gathering

MARC gathered together on 29 November 2008 at Notre Dame of Dadiangas University, Lagao Campus, High School Gymnasium, General Santos City. Theme: “Marcolympics: Sama-sama Para sa Pagkakaisa” (Togetherness Towards Unity). Main activities: games, agape, election and Eucharistic celebration. Elected officers, … Continue reading

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