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CAGAYAN DE ORO
CAGAYAN DE ORO
Fr. Flor Lagura SVD
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Lagura: Pray, study and preach
ST. FRANCIS of Assisi attracted followers including Giovanni di Fidanza, born in Bagnoregio, Italy in 1221. Giovanni could have joined the Benedictines, but these monks had become famous, numerous and prosperous. So Giovanni joined instead St. Francis’ mendicant (begging) order ...
From 5 days ago
Lagura: A shining light in the 'Dark Ages'
THE times were dangerous, yet Eutropio and Claudia, members of the Italian nobility in Nurcia, Italy, welcomed the birth of their son, Bendedetto.Planning the best for him, when their son was of age, the parents sent him to Rome for ...
From 21 days ago
Lagura: Against enemies within and without
ST. AUGUSTINE fought fiercely enemies within the Church, like the dangerous heretics, Arius and Donatus. Danger came also from without; he led a spirited defense of Christianity against those who attacked the Church claiming that Her presence caused the downfall ...
From 26 days ago
Lagura: Fighting the enemies of the Church
THE great lover, Bishop Augustine of Hippo, was also a ferocious fighter. His brilliant mind defended the Church, first against the heretical Donatists who taught that once Christians deny the faith under persecution, they should not be forgiven. More so, ...
From 35 days ago
Lagura: From the darkness of sin to the light of faith
LIKE a dog without his master, Augustine hopped from one mistress to another, tasted the seduction of more than one heresy. The various schools of thinking, such as the Stoics and Epicureans left him unsatisfied. But his craving for the ...
From 41 days ago
Lagura: Great lover, deep thinker
WITHOUT doubt, one of the brightest minds God gave to the Church is St. Augustine. Born in Tagaste, north Africa, Augustine's father was pagan; but his mother was a devout Christian who raised him and his siblings in the true ...
From 46 days ago
Lagura: 'The man who questioned God's goodness and wisdom'
SIX centuries after Christ a Roman, with a long name of Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius, lived a good Christian life while studying the classics. However, politics lured him into the public arena. To his dismay, he failed to find goodness ...
From 55 days ago
Lagura: On-the-go teaching, not online teaching
AFTER leaving Macedonia’s royal court, Aristotle could have returned toAthens to resume his position as pillar of Plato’s Academy of which he had fond memories. Also, there he had friends from the years spent as Plato’s student. However, ill-feelings and ...
From 63 days ago
Lagura: With feet planted on solid ground
THE grandeur that was Greece blossomed further in the person of Stagira’s Aristotle (384-322 BC). Being Plato’s star pupil, Aristotle was presumed to be the next head of Plato’s center of learning known as the Academy.However, politics and nepotism reared ...
From 72 days ago
Lagura: Tragic end to a beautiful mind
“EUREKA” (I found it) were the words of joy Archimedes shouted as he saw the bar of soap rising on the water of the tub he was immersed in. Dumbfounded, he saw his own body rising with the increase of ...
From 79 days ago