MAY 29, 2022 – SOLEMNITY OF THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/052922-ascension.cfm) Not uncommon these days that we may see video clips of departing OFWs at the airport with their family. It is particularly heartbreaking to see little children crying & clinging to bid farewell to their beloved parent whoContinue reading CHRIST-sent MEDIA
This is a reflection of Fr. Ramon Fruto, CSsR – He is currently based in Iloilo City and the Director of St. Clements’ Retreat House. “ Recall your ‘shrines’” was an exercise given us in a joint seminar on “elderhood” for us who belong to the senior and the golden age generations. To the outsider,Continue reading FOUR FOR THE ROAD
May 22, 2022 – Sixth Sunday of Easter Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/052222.cfm) “They said if you love someone, you set them free. If they come back again, till the end you are meant to be.” Words are from the popular song sung in duet by Barbara Streisand and Barry Manilow. So, How’s yourContinue reading Again, How’s your LOVE LIFE?
May 15, 2022 – 5th Sunday of Easter Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/051522.cfm) Whenever we are asked with the question: “How’s your lovelife?” most of the time we find ourselves with an awkward smile, pondering whether we have someone loving us and/or have someone we are loving now. But over and above the personContinue reading How is your love-life?
May 8, 2022 – Fourth Sunday of Easter Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/050822.cfm) The late-Philippine lady senator while once giving a graduation speech, Miriam Defensor-Santiago made this joke. She said… Beside a swimming pool, two girls are having this following conversation. G1 said to G2: Know what? you are going to float (Alam mo.Continue reading “FEEL KO. FEEL MO?”
May 1, 2022 – Third Sunday of Easter Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/050122.cfm) To be a credible witness, one must have a hands-on experience of the incident. For a witness to be reliable, one must have a personal encounter & experience of what was going on & had happened as the event unfolds. InContinue reading Witness in Person
April 24, 2022 – Second Sunday of Easter and Divine Mercy Sunday Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/042422.cfm) As Christians, often times, we come across skeptics – people who at least doubt or disbelieve our Christian faith. Once a young man said in the heat of discussion: “I will not believe until I meet Jesus”.Continue reading Believe and Witness
April 17, 2022 – Easter Sunday Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/041722.cfm) Our gospel today proclaims that the disciple saw and believe,…. though they did not yet understand. When was the last time you find yourself in this situation? Seeing & Believing, yet not Understanding. Though it happens to us occasionally & once in aContinue reading SEE AND BELIEVE
April 10, 2022 – Palm Sunday Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/041022.cfm) For us Filipinos, there are three occasions in the year that we come home, get together, and spend quality time with our family: Christmas, All Souls’ Day, and Holy Week. These are the moments when and where us, Filipinos BE with each other,Continue reading Home for Holy Week
April 3, 2022 – 5th Sunday of Lent Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/040322-YearC.cfm) There was once a priest who was so envious of his wise and holy parishioner. Because of jealousy, he made every effort to test and ridicule this parishioner. One day, he confronted the parishioner and said, “Sir, you seem to beContinue reading FORGIVEN