My Family

23 July 2019. Tuesday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time Reflection (Sem. Carmelo V. Pocdol) Family is where vocation is born. It is the community that we learn values, prayer, concern for others, and faith in God. In my own vocation story, it was my mother who initiated or…

The Magdalene Model

22 July 2019. Feast of Saint Mary Magdalene Reflection (Sem. Gerald M. Moscardon) In the Gospel, Jesus chose to appear first to Mary of Magdala after His resurrection. Why Mary? She was not one of the apostles. Before following Jesus, she was a public sinner. Mary may be the worst…

My Kitchen, My Prayer Room

21 July 2019. Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reflection (Sem. Justin G. Gatus)                 My fourth year in the seminary was indeed a challenging one. Given the academic endeavors that I had to hurdle, I was also entrusted with two important and major coordinatorships in the seminary—the community coordinator and…

Justice Leads to Compassion

20 July 2019. Saturday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time Reflection (Sem. Rodel D.O. Aclan) The prophecy of prophet Isaiah pictures a just and gentle leader, a leader that would lead with justice.  He would even sacrifice himself for the good of his people. That prophecy is fulfilled in…

Obedience over Compliance

19 July 2019. Friday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time Reflection (Rev. Ivan Joseph F. Feniquito) “You shall keep holy the Sabbath day.” It is the fourth commandment of God passed unto Moses to guide us in our daily lives. The commandments help us in our daily living and…

Good News

18 July 2019. Thursday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time Reflection (Sem. Edgar R. Calma) Long weekends are always treated as “good news” by most employees, students and working sectors of our society. These days are opportunities to have a break, respite, and breather from the normal and routinary…

The Ultimate Revelation

17 July 2019. Wednesday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time Reflection (Sem. John Paul S. Adia) In the Old Testament, God has revealed Himself to his chosen ones on the mountains. That was the place where they could find the presence of God. But now, we do not need…

Bountiful is the Mercy of God

16 July 2019. Memorial of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Reflection (Sem. Mark Ian V. Abu) Our world is full of many things that make our life very exhausting. We have many preoccupations that often make us worry and anxious. We can say that this way of life is what…

In the Palm of My Hands

14 July 2019. Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reflection (Rev. Alfredo O. Dimaano Jr.) Last January, our community had the opportunity to meet, through a special apostolate, some of our brethren with disabilities. Most of them were deaf. But the one that struck me most was meeting one of the…

God’s Unending Love

12 July 2019. Friday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time Reflection (Sem. Jobert Martin S.Gatmaitan) In today’s Gospel I am reminded of two Points-What will happen to us in witnessing about Jesus and God’s promise. One time I was browsing my facebook account and saw many advertisements which promise…