Truth or Consequence

28 January 2019. Memorial of St. Thomas Aquinas, Priest and Doctor of the Church Reflection (Sem. Eldrick S. Pena) When we were young, we would play the game “Truth or Consequence” it involves being given a question you need to answer truthfully, or if you are not comfortable in answering…

“Leaders”

27 January 2019. Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Reflection (Sem. Alfredo O. Dimaano, Jr.) Leaders from different denominations abound these days introducing themselves as god. They claim divinity. That makes them self-proclaimed gods. Jesus’ divinity is the fulfillment of the laws and prophecies written from of old. They testify to…

The Main Thing

26 January 2019. Memorial of Saints Timothy and Titus, bishops Reflection (Sem. Richard Anthony Lim) I have lived in 7 different cities since childhood. My family moved from place to place until we finally settled back in our hometown in Bacolod. Years later, I moved again for education and employment…

Believe

25 January 2019. Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul, Apostle Reflection (Sem. Jobert Martin S. Gatmaitan) We saw in the Gospel that Jesus instructed His eleven disciples to go throughout the whole world and preach the good news. I remember when I was still a little kid my mother…

Press Upon Jesus

24 January 2019. Memorial of Saint Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor of the Church Reflection (Sem. Ryan Tristan O. Digan) “Those who had diseases were pressing upon Him to touch Him.” This is how St. Mark described the crowd who were so eager to see and to touch Jesus.…

Disturb us, Lord

22 January 2019. Tuesday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time Reflection (Sem. Renz Marion C. Cunanan) The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath.             The Gospel challenges me to make myself available for those who need my help. I am being invited to be ready…

Lost and Found

20 January 2019. Feast of the Sto. Nino Reflection (Sem. Tristan Ralf Q. Pacheco ) Upon reading the Gospel today, I thought about how Mary and Joseph felt when they lost Jesus for three days. It was their first time to be separated from their dear Jesus. How disappointed and…

Proper Discernment

18 January 2019. Friday of the First Week in Ordinary Time Reflection (Sem. Glicerio T. Tano) In the Gospel, the paralytic man said nothing but Jesus still healed him during Sabbath. Likewise, the friends of the man who was paralyzed went too much trouble for him, which signified that they…