Reflection on the Public Lecture

Reflection on the Public Lecture

 Marian Devotion in relation to Lumen Gentium and Marialis Cultus The lecturer, fr. Roland Mactal, introduced the Vatican II convoked in 1962 by Pope John XXIII, and closed by Pope Paul VI in the year 1965. Concerning Marian Devotion or Theology of Mary, he explains...

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Jesus Today

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”

Inspiration for today

“We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated..” 

Maya Angelou

Dominican Thoughts

“A man who governs his passions is master of the world. We must either rule them, or be ruled by them. It is better to be the hammer than the anvil.

Saint Dominic

Meaning of Suffering and Death

FAUSTO GOMEZ OP faustogomez@yahoo.com        Remember John, the patient with metastatic brain cancer? After discarding the option of euthanasia, which shortens life unethically, and of dysthanasia, which postpones death unduly, John has accepted orthothanasia or...

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Towards The Provincial Chapter

Fr. Jarvis Sy Hao melchiorshi@gmail.com Part I From 1 to 19 August, 2017, the historic Royal Convent of Santo Tomas de Avila will once again receive the members of the Provincial Chapter of the Province of Our Lady of the Rosary which will be celebrated in this...

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PALLIATIVE OR COMFORT CARE

FAUSTO GOMEZ OP faustogomezb@yahoo.com John, our patient with metastatic cancer, had three possibilities of “treatment”: a lethal injection, aggressive treatment to prolong his dying, and allowing him to die peacefully. Ethically speaking, the first option is utterly...

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The two Articles about “the end of life”

  Article 1: PROLONGING LIFE OR POSTPONING DEATH?   FAUSTO GOMEZ OP faustogomezb@yahoo.com                   John is 48 years old. He is terminally ill with brain cancer – and suffering terribly. His older brother who is a physician has accepted, and convinced John,...

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