Obedience as our Way to Love

27 March 2019. Wednesday of the Third Week of Lent Reflection (Sem. John Reyman S. Dabuet) Obedience is one of the core virtues a man should strive for. Ordinary citizens strive to obey the local ordinances of their state. Corporate workers tirelessly labor to do what their boss wants delivered.…

Bottomless

26 March 2019. Tuesday of the Third Week of Lent Reflection (Sem. Renz Marion C. Cunanan) How many times can I forgive?             There are times when forgiving someone seem so difficult. Sometimes, it is hard to forgive people because of the things they did to us or the hurt…

The Tree

24 March 2019. Third Sunday of Lent Reflection (Sem. Tristan Ralf Q. Pacheco) Whenever I pass a gasoline station near our house, I was always drawn to look at the beautiful potted bougainvillea plants on a year-round display of blooms that adorn the place. They are in different and vibrant…

Fair and Equal

23 March 2019. Saturday of the Second Week of Lent Reflection (Sem. Lester John D. Cabais ) We often see the parable of the prodigal son on the point of view of the son who went away freely spending everything he inherited from his father. In the Gospel we are…

Create a Clean Heart

22 March 2019. Friday of the Second Week of Lent Reflection (Sem. Glicerio T. Tano) In the Gospel, the landowner represents God. God first sent men such as Noah, Moses, David, the prophet Isaiah, and many others to tell the people of His love for them and to call them…

A Simple Hot Soup

21 March 2019. Thursday of the Second Week of Lent Reflection (Sem. Peter Collin C. Crisostomo) Our Gospel for today is not new to us. We know the story of the rich young man and Lazarus, yet its life’s lesson lives on. The Gospel teaches me to be aware and…

Entrustment Instead of Entitlement

20 March 2019. Wednesday of the Second Week of Lent Reflection (Sem. Keith R. Buenaventura) The Gospel for today has brought me to a reflection on my daily journey towards priesthood. In the seminary we call ourselves ‘priests-in-process’ because we believe that the values and attitudes of the priesthood must…

Honoring our Fathers

19 March 2019. Solemnity of Saint Joseph, husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary Reflection (Sem. Carmelo V. Pocdol) My personal devotion to St. Joseph started when I came to know that he is the protector of our Church, being the father of Jesus and as the spouse of the Blessed…

The Ultimate Giver

18 March 2019. Monday of the Second Week in Lent Reflection (Sem. Gerald M. Moscardon) Have you experienced having a hard time to forgive? Have you experienced having difficulty in reserving judgment to a person who has hurt you in the past? Have you experienced having a hard time giving…