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COMMUNICATIONS from the Bishop

No. 881                Diocese of Marbel, Philippines                9 June 2016                PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAY (Wikipedia) 1 May 1898.  American fleet under Admiral George Dewey defeated the Spanish fleet in Manila Bay. 12 June 1898.  … Continue reading

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1. POPE FRANCIS ON PRIESTS TODAY

No. 880            Diocese of Marbel, Philippines                     28 May 2016 Pope Francis met with the Italian bishops 16 May 2016.  He shared with them his thoughts on the priests in today’s … Continue reading

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5. Benedict XVI: “The Role of Priests is Irreplaceable”

Pope Benedict XVI received some prelates from Brazil on 17 September at Castelgandolfo, the Pope’s summer residence. “Priests must distance themselves from politics (partisan) in order to favour the unity and communion of all the faithful, thus becoming a point … Continue reading

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1. Celibacy Beyond Sex

Forty-eight (48) priests and deacon attended the recollection on August 31 – September 1, 2009 at Villa Princessita, Koronadal City. Fr. Enrico Gonzales, OP facilitated. Main topic is “Celibacy Beyond Sex”. Celibacy is not about sex or the absence of … Continue reading

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3. Diocesan Clergy’s Annual Retreat

Forty-three (43) diocesan priests of Marbel made their annual retreat on July 20-24, 2009 at Holy Cross Retreat House, Calumpang, General Santos City. Fr. Dominador “Domie” Guzman, SSP, was the facilitator. A model for diocesan priests is St. John Mary … Continue reading

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