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Re: Crisostomos in the Philippines
Posted by: Alan Crisostomo (ID *****3629) Date: September 01, 2011 at 14:49:43
In Reply to: Crisostomos in the Philippines by Victoria Crisostomo of 1063

Here is the origin of our surname

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Chrysostom

We are of Greek ancestry; our name can be loosely translated as "Golden Tongue" as to describe the sermons that St. John Chrysostom spoke.

It can also be translated as "The Sword of Christ", as to the fact that Crisostomo's are the tip of the spear when it comes to the service of righteousness for all people's.

Look up Fr. Gregorio Crisostomo Y Lugos and Mariano Crisostomo, two brothers who were the backbone of the movement to end the Spanish occupation of the Philippines.


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