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In defense of People Power

In Christian Democracy, Constitution, Democracy, EDSA, Government, History, Law, Manila, People Power, Philippine politics, Philippines, Politics, Society, Thomism on February 25, 2009 at 12:17

With our political circumstances, impeachment is a paper remedy with no functional viability in reality… Read the rest of this entry »

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Reminders for Lent: Fasting and Abstinence

In Bible, Born Again, Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Ethics, Faith, Food, God, Grace, Holidays, Jesus, Law, Liturgy, Prayer, Religion, Sacraments, Salvation, Spirituality, Theology, Thomism, Values on February 24, 2009 at 07:48

We deny ourselves food that we may be filled with the Bread of Life; so that, being hungry, we may be filled with good things… Read the rest of this entry »

Reminders for Lent: Mortification

In Bible, Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Ethics, God, Grace, Holidays, Jesus, Life, Liturgy, Prayer, Religion, Sacraments, Salvation, Spirituality, Theology, Thomism, Values on February 23, 2009 at 03:46

As soldiers drill at peacetime to be ready to fight when war comes, so we discipline ourselves to be ready to obey God’s  commands… Read the rest of this entry »

Reminders for Lent: Prayer

In Bible, Catholicism, Christianity, Ethics, Faith, God, Grace, Holidays, Prayer, Religion, Salvation, Spirituality, Theology on February 22, 2009 at 06:34

Prayer is the essence of the Christian life distilled into discrete moments, as a  friendship is crystallized into an embrace… Read the rest of this entry »

New look! Same verbose pomposity!

In Blogging, Humor, Writing on February 22, 2009 at 00:35

Hello, true believers!  Check out the new look of our humble blog Scriptorium, from the excellent DePo Masthead theme by Derek Powazek and Noel Jackson. Read the rest of this entry »

Pope Benedict XVI: Remember Lenten fast

In Benedict XVI, Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Faith, Food, God, Holidays, Jesus, Liturgy, News, Prayer, Religion, Spirituality on February 11, 2009 at 02:55

This is an excellent reminder, for at Lent we commemorate how Christ suffered and died that we might rise to new life in Him… Read the rest of this entry »

Philippine baselines bill passes Bicam

In Constitution, Government, Law, News, Philippine politics, Philippines, Politics on February 9, 2009 at 21:48

On this point the joint Executive-Senate determination, now adopted by the House, was essentially correct… Read the rest of this entry »