Category Archives: The Good News

Idealism

I have always been a dreamer, an idealist. I sometimes imagine myself as one little candle trying to dispel as much darkness as I can. Humbly, I acknowledge that I have received this light as a gift, freely and unmerited. … Continue reading

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The Colors Of Grace

Today is the great feast of Mary, she whom the angel hailed as full of grace so full of grace Elizabeth declared her as blessed among all women. I am doing my morning prayers and I am asking for my … Continue reading

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God’s Ways

It is appalling how the love triangle of a young matinee idol with two pretty young actresses is getting more media mileage that the sedition charges against the bishops, the VP and other opposition figures. There is definitely something amiss … Continue reading

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Waiting For Another Dawn

The 1986 EDSA Revolution started at the start of the weekend. And I remember clearly that the Gospel reading for that Sunday was the story of the Transfiguration. And those four days in February were for me a Transfiguration experience … Continue reading

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The Beatitudes and the Commandments

The recent spate of shootings in the US, happening now almost daily, have been so heart-breaking and senseless. Gilroy. El Paso. Dayton. Lives and communities are being devastated by the grief and senselessness of it all. People are at a … Continue reading

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Triumphant Defeat

Everyone wants to be happy and useful. But life is often punctuated by crisis and problems that distract people from being happy and useful. The great memorial Christ left us is not about being happy and useful but about how … Continue reading

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Pentecost

Come, Holy Spirit, come! And from your celestial home      Shed a ray of light divine! Come, Father of the poor! Come, source of all our store!      Come, within our bosoms shine. You, of comforters the best; … Continue reading

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