Giving Up Everything

By Sem. Keith Buenaventura After leaving behind my plans in high school, my opportunities in college, and the joyful life in youth ministry, I decided to go back to my first dream. I entered the seminary not so much because I desire to be here, but because at many points…

I AM GOD’S BELOVED

By Sem. Justin Gatuz In today’s Gospel, we hear of the Baptism of Jesus. This is a significant event in Jesus’ life because it confirms His identity as the Beloved Son of God. From then on, through the help of the Holy Spirit, Jesus’ mission is centered on the reality…

“God’s Wish

By Sem. Gerald Moscardon Have we asked God lately of what He wants? Have we ever wondered what are God’s desires and yearnings? God does not need anything for He is perfect and complete. What He wants and desires are not for Himself but for those whom His love and…

Job Description

By Sem. Philip Volante What is your job description? All of us have our own roles or jobs to play in the society. Some are teachers while others are students. Some are leaders and others are followers. Some are called to be teachers or doctors, while some, like us, are…

With and In Us

By Sem. Rodel Aclan “They have not understood the incident of the loaves.” This incident of the loaves is the feeding of the five thousand people. But what is the connection between the feeding of loaves for the five thousand people to the ordeal that the disciples experienced at the…

The Light of Christ

By Sem. Roldan B Baliano December 31, 2019- Seventh Day within the Octave of the Nativity of the Lord One of the most beautiful decorations during Christmas time is the parol. The parol lights our houses and makes them beautiful. In the olden times when lampposts were not yet used…

Nothing Is Ever Lost

Sem. Tristan Ralf Q. Pacheco December 28, 2019, Saturday, Feast of the Holy Innocents For a long time, I have been baffled why the Church is celebrating those little children who were gruesomely killed by the order of Herod as martyrs. I have been thinking that those saints who gained…