Posts by Jub Alabastro

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A SHORT REFLECTION ON THE FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION

by Jub Alabastro

August 15, 2014 In 1 Chronicles 15, when the Ark of the Covenant was to be transferred  to Jerusalem, David Himself facilitated the transfer (1 Chron.15:25.) David gathered all the Israelites (1Chron.15:3) and they feasted with great joy before the Ark (1Chron.15:28.) The Levites were even offering sacrifices: While the Levites, with God’s help, were bearing the […]

Quality Control: A Reflection for Iglesia ni Cristo

by Jub Alabastro

July 27, 2014 One hundred years have passed since Felix Manalo and others founded the Iglesia ni Cristo on the allegation that the original Church of Christ, the Catholic Church, apostatized. To understand and test the truthfulness of this claim, let us go back to the bible. The people of Israel in the Old Testament […]

THE CATHOLIC CHURCH’S CALENDAR MIRRORS THE ARRANGEMENT OF THE BIBLE

by Jub Alabastro

1. The Old testament reflects the long wait for the Messiah which is the theme of Advent. 2. The Life of Christ in the four gospels is specially celebrated and commemorated from Christmas to the Ascension. 3. Following the Gospels are the Book of Acts, the Epistles of St. Paul and the Catholic Epistles which […]

SSPX priest indicted on charges of rape, torture

by Jub Alabastro

Source: http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=21087 A priest of the Society of St. Pius X has been indicted and jailed on charges of rape and torture, according to French media reports. The Society, which is not in full communion with the Holy See, was founded by the late Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, who was excommunicated in 1988 after consecrating bishops […]

The Sublime Humility of The Two Popes

by Jub Alabastro

Vatican City, March 18, 2014 – Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI never ran out of surprises. Archbishop Georg Gänswein, a secretary to the two Popes, was tasked by Pope Francis to ask Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI to criticize the former’s own interview with a Jesuit magazine. The current Pope as we know is a […]

Why Latin-Mass Onlyists are Destroying the Latin Mass

by Jub Alabastro

  BY: SCOTT ERIC ALT   Here is an analogy, to begin. When I was a Protestant, I would read no version of the Bible except the King James. This was not because I believed the others were invalid translations, or that they were less accurate, but only because I preferred the literary grace of the KJV […]

Let us “PrEy”: The Ad A.T.M Approach to Worship

by Jub Alabastro

Zuma played by Max Laurel A Reflection on Today’s Gospel Mat. 6:24-34 “No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon…”   In the Roman Rite as well as […]