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Once I solemnized the wedding of a friend. After that we didn’t see each other for some time. When I met the couple, I asked: “How’s your marriage going?”

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Mary’s crucial role

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ON the eve of the graduation of a senior class in high school, a dedicated, unassuming teacher was invited to a class farewell party.

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In a class on homiletics, the professor emphasized the importance of making the facial expression harmonize with the homily. “When you speak of Heaven,” he said, “let your face light up with a heavenly gleam; let your eyes shine with glory. But when you speak of Hell – your ordinary face will do.”

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The story is told about a commanding officer of a ship who saw, through a foggy night at sea, what appeared to be the lights of another ship heading directly toward him.

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Hoy gising!

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The story is told about a man who spends a good deal of his time in front of the TV. Once as he was watching the PBA championship, he dozed off.

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Christ King & Judge

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Today is the feast of Christ the King. When Jesus was crucified, a wooden sign (caratola) was nailed over his head with the inscription INRI, which in Latin means “Iesus Nazarenus Rex Iudaeorum”; in English, “Jesus of Nazareth King of the Jews.”

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