Candles

09 September 2019. Monday of the Twenty-third Week in Ordinary Time Reflection (Sem. Eric Martin Jimenez) In the Gospel, we see another the confrontation between Jesus and the Pharisees. We can learn here that Jesus already knew their thoughts. But in spite of this, He still continued to do what…

Love Entails Sacrifice

08 September 2019. Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time Reflection (Sem. Nikko D.J. Anore) Sacrifice - that's what we do for the people we love. This line from one of my favorite movies entitled “If I Stay”, tells that true love entails sacrifice. I remember the moment I decided to enter…

Of Laws and Men

7 September 2019. Saturday of the Twenty-second Week in Ordinary Time Reflection (Sem. Richard Anthony Lim) I once read a story about a girl asking her mom why they always chopped off the head and tail of the fish when preparing a particular dish. The mom told the girl that…

God Within Us

06 September 2019. Friday of the Twenty-second Week in Ordinary Time Reflection (Sem. Jobert Martin S. Gatmaitan) Last July 25, 2019, we watched the famous movie “The Lion King.” The story revolves around Simba, the prince who ran away from home after his father King Mufasa, died. I cannot forget…

Obey and Be Blessed

05 September 2019. Thursday of the Twenty-second Week in Ordinary Time Reflection (Sem. Ryan Tristan O. Digan) The main purpose of Jesus in joining the fishermen on the boat, I surmised, was not really to perform a miracle but only to preach. However, when they started to listen to Him,…

What is Your Purpose?

03 September 2019. Memorial of Saint Gregory the Great Reflection (Sem. Renz Marion C. Cunanan) What is my purpose? What is my mission? What is God telling me to do?             These were the questions I asked  myself when I reflected on the Gospel for today. In the Gospel, Jesus…

The Gift

31 August 2019. Saturday of the Twenty-first Week in Ordinary Time Reflection (Sem. Lester John D. Cabais) As part of the seminary’s holistic formation, I had my parish apostolate in our diocese last summer. This exposure brought me to many different realities of life in the parish. I personally met…

It Is Now Or Never

30 August 2019. Friday of the Twenty-first Week in Ordinary Time Reflection (Sem. Glicerio T. Tano) Many times, I had so many regrets of the things that I was not able to attend to. I am guilty of this “Mañana Habit”, which I would always set aside the things that…