Category Archives: Children

Being a Father

Today is the feast day of St. Joseph. Today should be the ‘Catholic’ celebration of Fathers’ Day. One of the names by which Jesus was known is “the son of the carpenter”. There are a number of things about being … Continue reading

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Today is Laetare (Rejoice!) Sunday. It is a day of joy and hope in the midst of Lent a season of penance and repentance. The Gospel today includes the most beautiful passage in the gospels: For God so loved the world … Continue reading

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Children And The Santo Niño

The month of January is special for many (people and places) in the Philippines, for the many celebrations of the Santo Niño (Holy Infant): Ati-atihan in Kalibo, Sinulog in Cebu, Dinagyang in Iloilo, Fiestas in Pandacan and Tondo. Some people … Continue reading

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Promise And Fulfillment

It is a beautiful world. We only need to look at nature to realize what a great gift it is that has been given to us. It could only have come from the Source of Beauty. Deep inside us, we … Continue reading

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My Father Is Here

Today is the death anniversary of Tatang. It is uncanny how the years has only made his presence in my life even stronger. I can feel my father alive in me and my own sons. His spirit. His moods. His … Continue reading

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To Be A Child. Again.

To be a child is to wake up every morning, ready to play in the sun To live the moment unencumbered by the pains of the past and not burdened by the fears of the future. And when the day … Continue reading

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Bless Life! Bless The Children!

“Whoever receives this child in my name receives me, and whoever receives me receives the one who sent me. For the one who is least among all of you is the one who is the greatest.” ~ Luke 9:48 I … Continue reading

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