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From the Desk of the Executive Secretary (Updates)- April 14, 2014

Posted by biblicalapostolate on April 14, 2014 at 10:35 PM Comments comments (0)

From the Desk of the Executive Secretary (Updates)- April 14, 2014

After the Palawan fever we are back to work in our respective fields to continue the task and mission of evangelization. It is encouraging to see that several dioceses are busy with seminars and recollections for their respective lay leaders and volunteer catechists in this Year of the Laity. The lay leaders of Fr. Iluminado Rojo invited me for Lenten recollections in two separate parishes (Our Lady of the Rosary Parish,...

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UPDATE! - National Workshop on the Biblical Apostolate

Posted by biblicalapostolate on February 25, 2014 at 9:50 PM Comments comments (1)

Congratulations to all the participants and facilitators of the recently concluded 20th National Workshop on the Biblical Apostolate and 7th Consultation and Planning held at St. Ezekiel Moreno Spirituality and Development Center, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan.

 

The Consultation and Planning had 27 attendees, composed of the ECBA Commission members, Regional BA Directors, Consultors, and representatives from the Philippine Bible Society.

 

In the Workshop, t...

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HEBAMUS CARDINALEM!

Posted by biblicalapostolate on January 12, 2014 at 8:10 PM Comments comments (0)
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Pastoral Exhortation of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines for the 2014 Year of the Laity

Posted by biblicalapostolate on December 5, 2013 at 8:55 PM Comments comments (0)

 

 


Pastoral Exhortation of the

Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines for the 2014 Year of the Laity

FILIPINO CATHOLIC LAITY: CALLED TO BE SAINTS… SENTFORTH AS HEROES!

 

Our dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

Youalrea...

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The Joy of the Gospel - Evangelii Gaudium

Posted by biblicalapostolate on November 28, 2013 at 7:55 PM Comments comments (0)

APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION

EVANGELII GAUDIUM

OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS TO THE BISHOPS, CLERGY, CONSECRATED PERSONS

AND THE LAY FAITHFUL ON THE PROCLAMATIONOF THE GOSPEL

IN TODAY’S WORLD

INDEX

 

I. A JOY EVER NEW, A JOY WHICH IS SHARED [2-8]

I...

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Bibles to help ?Yolanda? victims

Posted by biblicalapostolate on November 21, 2013 at 2:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Bibles to help ‘Yolanda’ victims

Manila Bulletin – 12 hours agoEmail

 

 

 

 

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), through the Episcopal Commission for the Biblical Apostolate (ECBA), will be sending 1,000 copies of the Holy Bible to several dioceses for the calamity victims in Central Philippines.

“The distribution of the Bibles in Tagalog version will hopefully help th...

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With Deepest Sympathy

Posted by biblicalapostolate on July 9, 2013 at 1:45 AM Comments comments (0)

To our dear Rev. Fr. Dondon,

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Habemus papam! - Pope Francis I

Posted by biblicalapostolate on March 13, 2013 at 8:20 PM Comments comments (0)

ROME, March 14, 2013—Habemus papam!

Pope Francis I emerged at the balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica amid thunderous playing of drums and applause from thousands of faithful gathered at St. Peter’s Square.


As he gave his urbi and orbi blessing at the balcony, Pope Francis invited the crowd to pray in silence for his intentions. He also led the crowd in praying for the intention...

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MARAMING SALAMAT PO!

Posted by biblicalapostolate on March 1, 2013 at 9:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Pope Benedict XVI announces his resignation at end of month

Posted by biblicalapostolate on February 11, 2013 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Pope Benedict XVI on Monday said he plans on resigning the papal office on February 28th. Below please find his announcement. (see video)


Full text of Pope's declaration

Dear Brothers,

I have convoked you to this Consistory, not only for the three canonizations, but a...

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PROCLAIM THE MESSAGE, IN SEASON AND OUT OF SEASON (cf. 2 Tim4:2)

Posted by biblicalapostolate on January 29, 2013 at 1:35 AM Comments comments (0)

PROCLAIM THE MESSAGE, IN SEASON AND OUT OF SEASON (cf. 2 Tim4:2)

(A Pastoral Statement of the CBCP on Certain Social Issues ofToday)

 

Beloved Brothers and Sisters:

Our country continues to suffer grave crises, disasters andchallenges. We are reminded of the experience of the tempest at sea by theApostles when they feared for their lives. Jesus chided them for their lack offaith. (cf. Mk 4:35-41)

 

Our Problems...

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Pope names new Kalookan apostolic administrator

Posted by biblicalapostolate on January 28, 2013 at 8:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Pope names new Kalookan apostolic administrator


MANILA, Jan. 28, 2013— Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Antipolo Auxiliary Bishop Francisco De Leon as the apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Kalookan.

The pontiff made the appointment last Saturday, following the resignation of Bishop Deogracias Iñiguez after serving the diocese for around 9 years.

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