Lost and Found

20 January 2019. Feast of the Sto. Nino Reflection (Sem. Tristan Ralf Q. Pacheco ) Upon reading the Gospel today, I thought about how Mary and Joseph felt when they lost Jesus for three days. It was their first time to be separated from their dear Jesus. How disappointed and…

Proper Discernment

18 January 2019. Friday of the First Week in Ordinary Time Reflection (Sem. Glicerio T. Tano) In the Gospel, the paralytic man said nothing but Jesus still healed him during Sabbath. Likewise, the friends of the man who was paralyzed went too much trouble for him, which signified that they…

Ministry-on-the-go

16 January 2019. Wednesday of the First Week in Ordinary Time Reflection (Sem. Keith R. Buenaventura) Pope Saint John XXIII once said, “The guiding principle of my life has been to accept everything with a humble heart while thinking of a few ordinary ideas which will have great consequences.” This…

Teach us Jesus

15 January 2019. Tuesday of the First Week in Ordinary Time Reflection (Sem. Carmelo V. Pocdol) I grew up with high regard toward teachers, especially those with whom I was fortunate to study and learn with, not just lessons of the subject matter but most importantly values to live out…

God’s Embrace

13 January 2019. Feast of the Baptism of the Lord Reflection (Sem. Justin G. Gatus) I can still recall the feeling when I received my dimissorial letter for the Admission to the Candidacy to the Diaconate and Presbyterate from our archbishop last year. That night, my heart was full with…

My Identity

12 January 2019. Saturday after Epiphany Reflection (Sem. Rodel D.O. Aclan) I remember several years ago, I attended a wedding of one of my friends.  During the course of the event, I felt I was not being given attention by the newlyweds. Resentment slowly crept in my heart.  I even…

Unity in Words and Deeds

10 January 2019. Thursday after Epiphany Reflection (Sem. Edgar R. Calma) One of the inspiring characteristics of a good leader is being true to his / her words. For others, this could mean, “walk the talk”, “role modelling”, and “mean what we say and saying what we mean”.  While others…
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