Celebrating Christmas

By Bishop Art Ferriol The practices associated with the celebration of the birth of Christ dates back to thousands of years before His birth. It is believed originated in Babylon (now Iraq) in 2000 BC. The festival lasted  for long periods of  times wherein exchange of gifts were done and plays were performed. This was […]

Why do we have Simbang Gabi?

Simbang Gabi came from the Spanish word “misa de gallo” which means mass of the rooster. It is called as such for it is done in the dawn – time of cockcrowing. We, as well, have Simbang Gabi in the month of Christmas time not for the reason that we conform to human traditions. We […]

A Child is Born Among Us

This is a great prophecy and because God has spoken, there will always be a fulfillment. In meditating upon this line of Scripture, let us concentrate ourselves in what the Scripture says. Because the Word of God says in 1 Corinthians 4:6, “And these things, brethren, I have in a figure transferred to myself and […]