Obedience of a Servant

15 May 2019. Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Easter Reflection (Sem. John Paul S. Adia) For the past readings, we encountered a Jesus who has the authority and perfectly in control. But today’s Gospel talks about Jesus who is submissive to the Father; who speaks not for Himself but…

The Line is Choppy

12 May 2019. Fourth Sunday of Easter. Good Shepherd Sunday and World Day of Prayer for Vocations Reflection (Sem. Alfredo O. Dimaano, Jr.) “My sheep hear my voice…” –John 10:27 The most disappointing whenever I talk with someone over the phone is when the line is garbled; we usually say:…

Food to Eat

10 May 2019. Friday of the Third Week of Easter Reflection (Sem. Jobert Martin S. Gatmaitan) One basic necessity of man to live is to eat.  Jesus realizes this need. Jesus not only satisfies our physical needs but also our spiritual needs. In the Gospel we saw how the Jews…

Trust Jesus

9 May 2019. Thursday of the Third Week of Easter Reflection (Sem. Ryan Tristan O. Digan) “Jesus is the bread of life. Anyone who believes in Him will have eternal life.” Our Gospel for today invites us to reflect on the things that we tend to cling on to especially…

Hungry and Thirsty for God

7 May 2019. Tuesday of the Third Week of Easter Reflection (Sem. Renz Marion C. Cunanan) The Catechism of the Catholic Church number 2830, states that “‘Our Daily Bread’ in the Lord’s Prayer means that the Father who gives us life cannot but give us the nourishment life requires –…

Confidence Amidst Weaknesses

5 May 2019. Third Sunday of Easter Reflection (Sem. Tristan Ralf Q. Pacheco) The Gospel reading speaks about Jesus revealing Himself to His disciples at the sea of Tiberias for the third time. (The first time happened on the evening of His resurrection without Thomas, and the second happened a…

Have Nothing to Fear

4 May 2019. Saturday of 2nd Week of Easter Reflection (Sem. Lester John D. Cabais) Such a thrill-filled story of divine power is being shown by Jesus in today’s Gospel. We are being invited here to contemplate on how attentive we are in the daily calling of our Lord. Jesus…

One Small Step

3 May 2019. Feast of Saints Philip and James, Apostles Reflection (Sem. Glicerio T. Tano) In the Gospel narrative, Philip asked Jesus to let them see the Father and then they shall be satisfied. Then Jesus replied that to see Him is to have seen the Father. This passage invites…

Defender of the Faith

2 May 2019. Memorial of Saint Athanasius, Bishop and Doctor of the Church Reflection (Sem. Peter Collin C. Crisostomo) “Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life, but whoever disobeys the Son will not see life, but the wrath of God remains upon him.” This statement from the Gospel is…