Called by Name

  Since I was a seminarian, I have always thought of priesthood as a vocation (from the Latin word vocare, which means “to call”). I was called by God, and I answered: “Here I am.” I imagined myself like the first apostles in today’s Gospel (Matthew 4:12-17), whom God called …

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WHO ARE THE JOYFUL FRIARS?

I still remember the first time that Fr. Rolando Dela Rosa, OP, attended the Conventual Chapter of Santo Domingo Convent last year. When the name ‘Joyful Friars’ was mentioned in relation to the Benedicere Christmas Jubilee Concert at CCP, he immediately asked; Who are the Joyful Friars? And put on …

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