Prayer for the Church

5 June 2019. Memorial of Saint Boniface, Bishop and Martyr Reflection (Sem. John Paul S. Adia) We acquire, through Jesus Christ, our common priesthood because we are part of His Mystical Body, the Church. By sharing in Jesus’ priesthood, we become mediator through Him, who is our Head, for others.…

Chosen

4 June 2019. Tuesday of the Seventh Week of Easter Reflection (Sem. Mark Ian V. Abu) When we were young, it was very hard to ask permission to go somewhere else especially when there were no older people with us. We normally hear our parents or guardians telling us, ‘Something…

Already Home

2 June 2019. The Ascension of the Lord Reflection (Rev. Alfredo O. Dimaano, Jr.) Have you been to a home where at the time you arrived to look for a particular person, there was no one to open the door for you? Or worse, have you been to a place…

Strength in Jesus

30 May 2019. Thursday of the Sixth Week of Easter Reflection (Sem. Ryan Tristan O. Digan) In reflecting on today’s Gospel, I asked myself, “Do I feel Jesus’ presence in my life despite not seeing Him physically and do I strive to live like Christ so that people would also…

Jesus Never Left

28 May 2019. Tuesday of the Sixth Week of Easter Reflection (Sem. Renz Marion C. Cunanan) “I’ll never go far away from you, even the sky will tell you that I need you so for this is all I know, I’ll never go far away from you.” This is the…

The Advocate will Testify

27 May 2019. Monday of the Sixth Week of Easter Reflection (Sem. Roldan B Baliano) Last November when I had my monthly check up for my injured left leg, I met this old couple who also had an appointment with my physician. While we were waiting for our turn to…

The Advocate

26 May 2019. Sixth Sunday of Easter Reflection (Sem. Tristan Ralf Q. Pacheco) In the Philippines there is this culture of padrino system. It is very recognizable in old Filipino movies. In an old action movie that I watched, when the protagonist wanted to approach the town mayor for some…

Challenging Times

25 May 2019. Saturday of the Fifth Week of Easter Reflection (Sem. Lester John D. Cabais) The days are indeed challenging not just for ordinary citizens but also for the poor and the marginalized who are fighting for their own lives to survive. The challenges are also present inside the…

The Expression

24 May 2019. Friday of the Fifth Week of Easter Reflection (Sem. Glicerio T. Tano) In the Gospel, Jesus called us to love one another as He loved His people. This made me reflect on how to love everyone especially my enemies. I remember in my past life, I was…

Abide in My Love

23 May 2019. Thursday of the Fifth Week of Easter Reflection (Sem. Peter Collin C. Crisostomo) Our Gospel for today speaks of God’s love. His love is transcending from His Son, Jesus, towards us. I was reminded of our class in Hebrew about this God’s love. The word hesed in…