Tag Archives: Hope

The Faith of Filipinos

Today is the Feast of the Black Nazarene of Quiapo. Thousands will gather to join the annual procession of the statue of a black Christ carrying his cross. Because of the huge crowd, the traslacion from the Luneta to the … Continue reading

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When It Is a Cold and Gray December

When it is a gray and cold December post-Christmas day, it is good to go snorkeling. There has a storm brewing the past few days and the cold and gray weather it brought matched the feelings in our souls. For … Continue reading

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What Lies Ahead?

We look with joy at the Child in the manger and wonder, “What Child is this who, laid to rest on Mary’s lap is sleeping?” The next time she would have her son in her lap would be at the … Continue reading

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Affirmation

A house with no people living in it is but an empty shell. It will never be a home. People are the soul that make a house a home. And so man is composed of both body and soul. A … Continue reading

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S.A.D. @ Christmas

Christmas is a joyful season. But how is it that Christmas is often tinged with a touch of sadness for many people? It is a time of love and maybe we miss people we love we could not be with … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Incarnation

From today’s Gospel: When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the infant leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth, filled with the Holy Spirit, cried out in a loud voice and said, “Most blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit … Continue reading

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In Need of Redemption

    In the sixth month, the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man named Joseph, of the house of David, and the virgin’s name was Mary. … Continue reading

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