Let Go of Anger

13 June 2019. Memorial of Saint Anthony of Padua, Priest and Doctor of the Church Reflection (Sem. Peter Collin C. Crisostomo) Today’s Gospel reminds me to have an introspection and awareness about my attitude towards certain circumstances. The Gospel teaches me that my anger blocks me from being virtuous. When…

The Way of Peace

12 June 2019. Wednesday of the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time (Philippine Independence Day) Reflection (Sem. Keith R. Buenaventura) Here in the Philippines we have a proper set of readings for the 12th of June because on this day we celebrate our country’s Independence Day. We remember the many people…

Jesus is our Light

11 June 2019. Memorial of Saint Barnabas, Apostles Reflection (Sem. Carmelo V. Pocdol) “You are the light and salt of the world”, a very familiar Gospel verse that I like because it of its symbolism. It is very common and part of our daily living experience. I always associate my…

Memorial of Saint Barnabas, Apostle

Born in Cyprus, Barnabas is numbered among the first of the faithful at Jerusalem. He preached the Gospel at Antioch and, as a companion of Saint Paul, accompanied him on his first journey. He was also present at the Council of Jerusalem. Upon returning to his own country, he continued…

Happy?

10 June 2019.  Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church Reflection (Sem. Gerald M. Moscardon) When someone asks you now if you are happy with your life, what will be your response? Would you gauge your current emotions and check if you are truly happy? Would you…

Empowered to Love

9 June 2019. Solemnity of Pentecost Reflection (Sem. Justin G. Gatus) I remember the first time that I gave a sharing to the people in the mountains of Davao del Norte. The priest surprised me and asked me to share before the final blessing in the mass. It was a…

Ask God

8 June 2019. Saturday of the Seventh Week of Easter Reflection (Sem. Rodel D.O. Aclan) One of our former priest formators in the seminary would always remind us that we should not be afraid to commit mistakes because if we do not commit mistakes we will not truly learn.  However,…

The Power of Love

7 June 2019. Friday of the Seventh Week of Easter Reflection (Rev. Ivan Joseph F. Feniquito) Mahal kasi kita…” This is a statement of genuine love. I always hear these words in conversations, lines in movies no matter how cheesy. But this is how Jesus wants to reach out to us.…

Call to Communion

6 June 2019. Thursday of the Seventh Week of Easter Reflection (Sem. Edgar R. Calma) In this most trying times, there is a need for the world to come together and unite all their actions to save mother earth from the risk and pending dangers of climate change. We have…