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Full text of pastoral letter for Christmas Day

Archbishop Villegas on killings and Christmas
by Archbishop Socrates B. Villegas December 24, 2016

'Christmas comes to us as a feast of beauty, but we are not blind and numb to the ugliness that has come upon us,' says Archbishop Socrates Villegas.
Here is the full text of Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas' pastoral letter for Christmas Day. Villegas, also president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines, denounces the killings of thousands as President Rodrigo Duterte wages a war on drugs.

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Cardinal Tagle on Christmas: Why no hope for those astray?
by Paterno Esmaquel II December 23, 2016
Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle asks, 'Why is there room for destroying lives but minute space for saving them?'

Wake up, my people! Wake up!
by Archbishop Socrates B. Villegas Published September 03, 2016
'There is no peace for cowards. The next life to be snuffed could be yours.'

Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas issued a pastoral message on the recent killings in the Philippines. Villegas ordered all priests in the Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan to read this message in full on Sunday, September 4, in place of their regular homilies.
Here is the full text of Villegas' pastoral message.

Look - download the full text as pdf HERE

Bishop calls for prayer rally vs death penalty on December 12
by Paterno Esmaquel II December 06, 2016
'What a tragedy if this would be passed in this holy season of Christ's birth,' Archbishop Socrates Villegas says, referring to the death penalty bill.

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Definition of Liturgy, leitourgia

Look also Roman Catholic Mass, liturgy

Roman Catholic devotions

are "external practices of piety" which are not part of the official liturgy of the Catholic Church but are part of the popular spiritual practices of Catholics. Catholic devotions do not become part of liturgical worship, even if they are performed within a Catholic church, in a group, in the presence of a priest.

Bibles and New Testament - also in different languages of the Philippines - etc.

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The Two Swords of the Church
These two types of authority by the Church are symbolically represented by the two swords of the Gospel: “So they said, ‘Lord, behold, there are two swords here.’ But he said to them, ‘It is sufficient.’ ” Lk 22:38. The Church has the authority to teach doctrine, on matters of faith, morals, and salvation. But the Church also has temporal authority, so that She can make practical decisions, discipline needed to function as a Church within the world, as a Church whose members on earth are sinners.
Look also The Constitution of Pope Boniface VIII - Unam Sanctam and HERE and

THE TWO SWORDS CONTROVERSY AND THE ROOTS OF MODERN POLITICAL THEORY

The Episcopal Commission for the Biblical Apostolate, ECBA

a pastoral commission of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) whose area of competence and service is the biblical-pastoral ministry in its five-fold ministries of:

Animating Biblical-Pastoral Formation, ABPF,
Organizing Bible Celebration, OBC,
Promoting Bible Translation, PBT,
Assisting Bible Production, ABP,
Coordinating Bible Distribution, CBD
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First Bible in the Philippines now on display

Binuksan na sa publiko ang Bible Exhibit. Tampok dito ang iba-ibang klase ng Bibliya, kabilang na ang pinaka-unang bersyon nito sa Pilipinas. Inilunsad ito para sa pagdiriwang ng National Bible Week. Philippines, latest videos, bandila, Karen Davila, national bible week, bible, exhibit, first version, old version.

Published Jan 24, 2014

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Dilaab Foundation Inc., DFI/Dilaab

Cebuano Bible now available to public

A CEBUANO translation of four gospels of the Holy Bible is now available to the public.

The popular edition can be bought for P150 at the Dilaab Foundation Office in the Seminario Mayor de San Carlos in Mabolo, Cebu City.

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Christian Community Bible

BIBLIA SA KRISTOHANONG KATILINGBAN
Visayan
Language
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Philippine Bible Society

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Filipino Bibles

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Biblia, Bible Filipino/Tagalog Version - Mobile applications (App)

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Bibliya Tagalog Bible LIBRE! - Mobile applications (App)

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Go Bible

Go Bible is a Free Bible viewer application for Java mobile phones

Download Bibles in different languages e.g. Bibles in Tagalog and Cebuano

Truth & Life Dramatized audio New Testament
THE ORDER OF MASS, Mass book - Masses - etc.

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Sacraments - Catechism - Blessings - Prayers - Prayer Book - Missal

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Mass Guide in Bicol Dialect

by/Luz Tria, Sagnay, Camarines Sur

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THE ORDER OF MASS THE ORDER OF MASS

This contains the new English translation of the third edition of The Roman Missal, in use as of 11/27/11.

The Basic Structure of the Mass has four parts: two main parts and two framing rites:
Introductory Rites
LITURGY of the WORD (Biblical Readings, Homily, Creed, Intercessions)
LITURGY of the EUCHARIST (Preparation, Eucharistic Prayer, Communion Rite)
Concluding Rites

BASIC TEXTS BASIC TEXTS for the CATHOLIC MASS
New English Translation, Roman Missal, 3rd Edition

Look also The New Mass

Order of a Catholic wedding Mass

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Catechism - Blessings - Prayers - Prayer Book - Missal - Masses - Ceremonies etc.

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THE ORDER OF MASS, Mass book - etc.

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Cardinal Tagle opens Holy Door, hits 'merciless' corruption
by/Paterno Esmaquel II Published December 09, 2015

'Without mercy, no church, no society, will ever be built up,' Cardinal Tagle says as he opens the Jubilee Year of Mercy
Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle on Wednesday, December 9, opened the Holy Door of the Manila Cathedral as the Catholic Church begins its Jubilee Year of Mercy.

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Look more about The Holy Door HERE, HERE and HERE

Catechism of the Catholic Church
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Sacraments - Catechism of the Catholic Church

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Catechism of the Catholic Church

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CBCP Catechesis New English Translation of Roman Missal 3rd Edition. Uploaded on Feb 17, 2012

GENERAL INSTRUCTION OF THE ROMAN MISSAL
The Roman Missal
RENEWED by Decree of
the MOST HOLY Second Ecumenical Council of the Vatican,
promulgated by authority of Pope Paul VI
AND Revised at the direction of Pope John Paul II.

ENGLISH TRANSLATION ACCORDING TO THE THIRD TYPICAL EDITION

New Missal - Mobile applications (App)

Full implementation of the New Roman Missal in easy to read and respond format
Daily mass readings
Daily reflections based on the bible readings
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You can choose to install the app on the phone or on the SD card
You can also move the app to the SD card after install

Roman Missal (App)

Additionally, it contains the complete supplement of the Roman Missal for use in the Philippines i.e. Simbang Gabi masses, Feast of the Sto. Nino, etc.

The app can be used offline, unlike the other Missal apps that require an online connection to download the prayers or readings for the day. The most complete Roman Missal serving as a Catholic Mass Guide with Mass Prayers and Catholic Mass Readings. This Missal is dedicated to Pope Francis. This app now contains a few prayers before Mass and after Mass in English and Latin.
The Roman Missal app was made so it could be used without too much clicks when celebrating or attending mass. The app contains all the prayers and readings used in Mass for the Liturgical year. The English texts for the Order of Mass and Prefaces are from the 3rd Edition. The Order of Mass and Prefaces can be displayed in English, Latin or Both.

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The 4 canonical Gospels

St. John - St. Luke - St. Mark - St. Matthew

Tagalog Audio Bible

CATHOLIC PRAYER BOOK - Mobile applications (App)

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DivineOffice.org

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Liturgy of the Hours - Divine Office - Canonical hours

Liturgy of the Hours (Latin: Liturgia Horarum) or Divine Office (Latin: Officium Divinum) or canonical hours, often referred to as the Breviary, is the official set of daily prayers prescribed by the Catholic Church to be recited by clergy, religious institutes, and the laity. It consists primarily of Psalms supplemented by hymns, readings and other prayers. Together with the Mass, it constitutes the official public prayer life of the Church.

Discovering Prayer
An Introduction and Tutorial to the Liturgy of the Hours
by/Seth H. Murray

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The Divine Office

Fr Jeremy Driscoll, OSB explains the Liturgy of the Hours. Composed of Psalms, canticles, antiphons and prayers, the Liturgy of the Hours finds its historical roots in the ancient and venerable prayer of the synagogue.

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The Liturgy of the Hours: What it is and how to pray it
Explanation of the Liturgy of the Hours (breviary, divine office...) - Captured Live on Ustream. Published Jan 4, 2014

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How to Pray Liturgy of the Hours: Finding the right page!
daniellover667 wrote 10, 2011: Because Morning and Evening prayer changes every day/week, I made this video to help show you how to find the prayer of the day.

Videos

ANGELUS (Orasyon in Tagalog)

The Angelus, latin for angel, is a devotion in memory of the Incarnation

The devotion was traditionally recited in Roman Catholic churches, convents, and monasteries three times daily: 6:00 am, noon, and 6:00 pm, many churches still follow the devotion, and some practice it at home. The Angelus is usually accompanied by the ringing of the Angelus bell, which is a call to prayer and to spread good-will to everyone on Earth

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Regina Coeli (tagalog)

or Regina Cœli "Queen of Heaven", is an ancient Latin Marian Hymn of the Catholic Church.
The Regina Coeli is sung or recited in place of the Angelus during the Easter season, from Holy Saturday through the Saturday after Pentecost.

Musika ni Peter Paul Diño Tabilin Published Apr 20, 2015

Look more HERE, HERE and e.g. the text of the prayer HERE

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The Chaplet of Divine Mercy in Song (complete)
Published Nov 24, 2012

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Look How to Pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy HERE

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Anima Christi
From the Collection of Prayers by St. Ignatius of Loyola

is an ancient prayer to Jesus in the tradition of the Catholic Church.

Artists: The Philippine Madrigal Singers
Music by: Jandi Aboleda

The sequence of sentences in Anima Christi have rich associations with Catholic concepts that relate to the Holy Eucharist (Body and Blood of Christ), Baptism (water) and the Passion of Jesus (Holy Wounds).

Look also HERE and the prayer text HERE

Prayer - Filipino style Prayer - Filipino style
Mother Marys Novena Prayers - Mobile applications (App)

Full Novena prayer of Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Full text of the Roman Catholic Mass
Full Audio of the novena of Our Lady of Perpetual Help
There are no ads in this app.

Philippines Language perpetual novena in audio format

Manila Archdiocese releases prayer vs death penalty
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Manila has released a prayer which aims to combat the reimposition of death penalty in the Philippines.

Beginning on Thursday, December 8, priests are encouraged to include the "Prayer Against the Death Penalty" in the Mass either after the post-communion prayer or as part of the Prayer of the Faithful.
The prayer is expected to be said during the entire Christmas season.

Look the Prayer as pdf HERE

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Cardinal Tagle releases prayer vs death penalty
by Paterno Esmaquel II December 10, 2016
'Help us to work tirelessly against state-sanctioned death,' says the Archdiocese of Manila's prayer against the death penalty.

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Church leaders oppose moves to revive death penalty
Published Dec 9, 2016

Filipino Debut Blessing

by Fr. Wayne Negrete

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Need a sample invocation prayer for a debut?

Debut, as in debutante? - Here's a sample of a prayer for the debutante

Videos

3 O'clock Prayer

habit shown on National TV in the Philippines before. All catholics schools in the Philippines stop their lectures for a while to pray the Divine mercy, most all malls do as well.

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3 O'clock Prayer

Visayan - Bisaya

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Videos

The Lord's Prayer, Cebuano

The prayer that our Lord Jesus taught. In Cebuano with English subtitles

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St. John Sahagun - Novena Prayer - Cebuano

Novena of St. John Sahagun Parish Toledo City, Cebu

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A Prayer For Overseas Filipino Workers - OFW

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Latin Prayers

Latin Prayers with English translations

Ave Maria (Hail Mary) - Pater Noster (Our Father)

Cebuano Prayer Book Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Original Cebuano Version)

Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus (English Translation)

Book of Blessings

Download a FREE iPhone App containing all the blessings, organized exactly like they are in the book HERE

Offertory (Offertorium)

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Católicos.org

Catholic Church Rites, Iglesia Católica Ritos

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Prayerbook

a Catholic Religious Site

A collection of beautiful prayers

Ascension Day Prayers

Prayers and Collects for the Feast of the Ascension

Funeral Prayers Funeral Prayers

Catholic & etc. religions

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Look also Prayers for the Faithful Departed

Catholic Online gives the largest and broadest population of Catholics worldwide

Prayers for nearly all kind of situations, events, traditions

Novena Prayers to the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Rosary Prayers in Different Languages also different languages of the Philippines

Look also the article "Rosary key to evangelization, helping families"

Mary's Rosaries

Cebuano Rosary Prayers
THE SECRET OF THE ROSARY

Look also How to recite the Holy Rosary

Videos

Origin of the Holy Rosary
Introduced by the Blessed Mother to St. Dominic as "Angelic Psalter". Then Blessed Alan de la Roche called it "The Voice of the People is the Voice of God" which he later changed it to "ROSARY"... which means "Crown of Roses"

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Rosary Prayers - How to pray

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Many different Rosary prayers in different sub-albums e.g. also in tagalog

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Tagalog Rosary (FULL Versions)

Sorrowful Mystery (Ang Misteryo ng Hapis)
Luminous Mystery (Ang Misteryo ng Liwanag)
Joyful Mystery (Ang Misteryo ng Tuwa)
Glorious Mystery (Ang Misteryo ng Luwalhati)

Includes pictures, prayer intention for each mystery, and bible verses for meditation. Also with: Memorare prayer, Immaculate Mother Song, and the Fifteen promises of the Rosary.

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The 4 Mysteries of the Holy Rosary
Joyful Mysteries, Sorrowful Mysteries, Luminous Mysteries and Glorious Mysteries...
Please pray the Holy Rosary everyday...

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Daily Rosary - Mobile applications (App)

Get step by step instructions on how to pray the Holy Rosary. No need to be confused with what mysteries are prayed on each day; simply click on the day (Sunday, Monday...) and follow the instructions in praying the Rosary for that day. Mysteries have images to help you meditate more easily on them.

Also included in the app are the FIFTEEN PROMISES of Our Lady to those who pray the Holy Rosary.

Feast of the Most Holy Rosary

The Feast of the Most Holy Rosary is celebrated on October 7 to honor the Virgin Mary as Queen of the Holy Rosary.
Filipinos have a special spiritual attachment to the Virgin Mary and the Rosary is a way of seeking her intercession. She is known by many names, and her shrine is found in provinces nationwide: Lady of Manaoag in Pangasinan, Mother of Perpetual Help in Baclaran, Lady of Piat in Cagayan, Lady of Peace and Good Voyage in Antipolo City, Lady of Mt. Carmel in Lipa City, Ina Poong Bato in Zambales, Lady of Turumba in Laguna, and Lady of Holy Rosary La Naval de Manila.

Look also the articles Our Lady of the Rosary

Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary

CBCP hits use of rosaries as politicians' freebies
by/Paterno Esmaquel II Published July 13, 2015

The head of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) on Monday, July 13, criticized the use of sacred objects such as rosaries for "secular motives," as when politicians distribute these as freebies.

Prayers for Teachers, Students, and Schools

Education-Themed Prayers for Teachers and Students

Also Prayer Appropriate for Graduates and Graduation

Look also PROCLAMATION NO. 242
DECLARING THE PERIOD FROM 05 SEPTEMBER TO 05 OCTOBER OF EVERY YEAR AS “NATIONAL TEACHERS’ MONTH” and A PRAYER FOR TEACHERS Signed August 24, 2011 Look it as pdf HERE

a teacher’s prayer a teacher’s prayer
House Blessings and the Removal of Spiritual Dirt

The focus of this article will be on Catholic house blessings that are performed in urban and rural areas of the Philippines.

One may assume that house blessings in the Philippines are merely another Catholic ritual left over from the Spanish Colonization.

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House Blessing

Filipino style

Look also House Blessing Prayer

App of Blessings - Mobile applications (App) for iPhone

The FREE iPhone App containing all the blessings, organized exactly like they are in the Book of Blessings HERE

ILOCANO - BAYBAYIN ILOCANO - BAYBAYIN

A Fragment of the Ilocano Lord's Prayer, 1620, including an Introduction of the 1621 Dotrina Cristiana.

Sacraments - General

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Sacraments of the Catholic Church

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Articles about "The Sacraments"
The Seven Sacraments The seven sacraments can be subdivided, with three "Sacraments of Christian Initiation" (Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist); two "Sacraments of Healing" (Penance/Reconciliation and Anointing of the Sick); and two "Sacraments of Vocation" (Holy Orders/Ordination and Matrimony/Marriage; also referred to as "Sacraments at the Service of Communion")

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The seven sacraments

Presentation and explanation

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Confession - Its Fruitful Practice

Guide for Confession

Look also HERE and HERE

iConfess - Confession Handbook and Guide
by/Blueinstinct App Solutions

This app for iOS is now free in order to encourage everyone to go to the Sacrament of Confession regularly.

PENITENTIAL CELEBRATION

“During the Lenten season penitential services should be arranged in such a way as to prepare these adults for the celebration of the sacrament of penance”.

“Penitential Rite (Scrutiny)”, which may be used on the Second Sunday of Lent or on a Lenten weekday either during Mass or outside Mass.

Videos

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The Sacraments

Confession, The Sacrament of Reconciliation

The Sacrament of Reconciliation was instituted by Christ for the forgiveness of sins, returning us to the state of grace necessary for reception of the Eucharist, the Body of Christ

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The Sacrament of Confirmation
Baptism (Binyag), First Communion & Confirmation

with these sections:

Baptism - Binyag

First Communion

Confirmation

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Baptism (Binyag)

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Preparing for your Baby’s Baptism: 5 Tips to Consider

For Filipino parents, a baptism is just as important as a first birthday party. Prepare way in advance.

By Rissa Singson-Kawpeng

Catholic Baptism

Informations e.g.

Requirements for Godparents

Look also: Baptismal Requirements

Requirements for Parents and Godparents

Catholic Baptism

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Look the article HERE

Look also THE SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM

Philippine Baptism
Cardinal Tagle, priests baptize 400 kids from Manila slums
by Paterno Esmaquel II January 14, 2017

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle and other priests baptized 400 children from the slums of Manila on Saturday, January 14, as part of a Catholic foundation's programs for the poor.
He also reminded godparents that their duty is not to give gifts, but to help parents in raising their children.
Organizers said they want to dispel the notion that Catholics need to pay for the sacraments – which, they said, keeps the poor away from baptism.

The Sacraments of Baptism and Confirmation

JOHN A. HARDON S.J.

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The Sacrament of Baptism

Baptism: The Door of the Church
The Necessity of Baptism
Baptism of Desire
Baptism of Blood
The Form of the Sacrament of Baptism
The Minister of the Sacrament of Baptism
Infant Baptism
Adult Baptism
The Effects of the Sacrament of Baptism

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For FILIPINO CATHOLICS in Kuwait

BAPTISM INFORMATION

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A Guide to Catholic Baptism

Look also Guidebook for Baptism

by Father Luis Esteban Latorre

Salvation in Christ and Baptism in Spirit

Salvation in Christ and Baptism in Spirit: A Response to Robert Menzies, "Evidential Tongues: An Essay on Theological Method"

Roli G. dela Cruz

Agreement on Baptism Agreement on Baptism

between

the Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines and the Lutheran Church in the Philippines

Only one ninong, ninang

Baptismal sponsors should be limited to two individuals, according to an official of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP). Fr. Melvin Castro, executive secretary of the CBCP's Episcopal Commission on Family and Life (ECFL), said the Code of Canon Law states that only two individuals, a male and female should be baptismal sponsors."

Superstitions - Baptism Filipino superstitions - Baptism

First Communion

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What is the First Communion?

What is the First Communion?

How to Receive First Communion From a Roman Catholic Church

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First Holy Communion Day

A child's first communion, Sacraments, Preparing, Requirements

Importance of first communion dresses

This article will help you learn about the importance on first communion in Filipino families and the how they chose best communion dresses for their little...

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First Communion

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Magallanes Elementary School First Communion of Grade 3 Pupils for School Year 2008-2009 San Pedro Cathedral

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Glory to God in the Highest

A number performed by Grade 3 pupils of Saint Augustine School, Mendez Cavite during their First communion December 8, 2009.

Confirmation

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Confirmation, also known as Chrismation,

is one of the seven sacraments through which Catholics pass in the process of their religious upbringing. According to Catholic doctrine, in this sacrament they receive the Holy Spirit and become adult members of the Catholic Church

The Sacrament of Confirmation

Presentation and explanation

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The Sacrament of Confirmation

Confirmation in the Catholic Church

What is Confirmation in the Catholic Religion?

Look the article as pdf HERE , look also

A short question and answer quide on Confirmation.

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