May 31, 2022 – Feast of the Visitation Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/053122.cfm) St. Luke described to us the visitation of Mary to her cousin Elizabeth. He included this story in his Gospel to bring a message to a particular Christian community to which Luke was in-charge. What we can learn from this particularContinue reading THE LORD IS IN OUR MIDST￼
May 30, 2022 – Monday Seventh Week of Easter Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/053022.cfm) People who are severely ill, those who are haunted by their traumatic experiences, and those who suffer chronic depression would mostly agonize the feeling of being alone and lonely. At the height of this pandemic, when infections were so high,Continue reading NOT ALONE￼
May 29, 2022 – Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/052922-ascension.cfm) Have you ever had a religious experience? A religious experience is a deep and intimate encounter with God. This can be a realization how vulnerable and powerless, sinful and unworthy we are before God yet, we are beingContinue reading JESUS IS SPREADABLE￼
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