I am a Pleaser

8 February 2019. Friday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time Reflection (Sem. Glicerio T. Tano) There are times that I want to please others. There are also times that I want to please only with myself. But most of the time, I please both. In short, I am a…

Sign of Faith

5 February 2019. Memorial of Saint Agatha, Virgin and Martyr Reflection (Sem. Carmelo V. Pocdol) If there is one thing that I am proud of in my life is that I have faith in God. I can describe it as unwavering, deep, and genuine faith in Jesus Christ. It is…

The Quest for Freedom

February 4, 2019. Monday, 4th Week in Ordinary Time Reflection (Sem. Gerald M. Moscardon) After college graduation, I immediately started working in a fast-moving consumer goods company and somehow my career was laid down for me for the next two years. My goal was to climb the corporate ladder the…

The Wait is Over

2 February 2019. Feast of the Presentation of the Lord Reflection (Sem. Rodel D.O. Aclan) In other parts of the Scriptures there are verses that say; “Ask and you shall receive, knock and it will be opened to you”, and so on.  In the Gospel today, there is a parallel…

The Light that Transforms

31 January 2019. Memorial of Saint John Bosco, Priest Reflection (Sem. Edgar R. Calma) Presence is the capacity to be visible.  To be visible allows one to be seen, known and has the great potential to influence others through trends, fashion and creative innovations. In a world where information is…

The New People

30 January 2019. Wednesday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time Reflection (Sem. John Paul S. Adia) What is the first commandment that God has given to the Israelites? “Hear O Israel!” (Deuteronomy 6:4). He asked them to listen. And to do this, it is not merely offering the right…

True Family of Jesus

29 January 2019. Tuesday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time Reflection (Sem. Mark Ian V. Abu) In the Gospel today, Jesus is seemingly telling us that our biological family should not intervene in the ministry that we will have as pastors. Is He saying that we should abandon totally…