With Doors Wide Open

28 April 2019. Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday) Reflection (Sem. Justin G. Gatus) Today is the Second Sunday of Easter and at the same time, the Divine Mercy Sunday. The Gospel for today is rich for points of reflection. There is the story of Jesus who sends forth…

To be Continued by Jesus

27 April 2019. Saturday in the Octave of Easter Reflection (Sem. Rodel D.O. Aclan) Mary Magdalene and two other disciples have seen the risen Lord and their immediate reaction was to tell the Good News to other disciples, but they did not believe them.  So, Jesus Himself appeared before them…

It is the Lord!

26 April 2019. Friday in the Octave of Easter Reflection (Sem. Ivan Joseph F. Feniquito) The strength of the disciples is in their Master’s presence. In today’s Gospel, it is the presence of Jesus that makes the disciples’ disposition change from mourning into dancing. This is the third time that…

Gift of Peace

25 April 2019. Thursday in the Octave of Easter Reflection (Sem. Edgar R. Calma) It is always a desire and longing for humanity to search for a genuine and lasting peace. In 2018, around the world, we have seen very positive moves to reach this dream of a more peaceful…

Clothe Anew

21 April 2019. Easter Sunday. The Resurrection of the Lord. Reflection (Sem. Alfredo O. Dimaano, Jr.) When the disciples entered the tomb, they found out that it was empty. What they saw were the burial clothes that were wrapped on Jesus that covered His head and body, rolled up. That gave…

Willingness to be Selfless

18 April 2019. Holy Thursday – Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper Reflection (Sem. Ryan Tristan O. Digan) The washing of the disciples’ feet by Jesus is the perfect example of humble service towards our brothers and sisters especially the least and the lowly. This act is deeply rooted in love.…

A New Slaking

14 April 2019. Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion Reflection (Sem. Tristan Ralf Q. Pacheco) In today’s Gospel reading, I was struck by the scene where Simon of Cyrene helped our Lord carry the cross. It deeply hit me as I also I remember one of my favorite Mass songs,…
13 April 2019. Saturday of the Fifth Week of Lent Reflection (Sem. Lester John D. Cabais ) Maslow’s hierarchy of needs states that safety or security is one of the most important necessities among human beings. Man desires to protect his life and secure it against the many threats of…