A Little Church in Our Home
by Lianne Tiu
Our home can be a little domestic church. Weird? Does it mean we fill our home with statues of Saints or dress up like monks or nuns? Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI said that we make our home a domestic church when our family life is centered on Christ and the love of husband and wife mirrors Christ’s love for His bride, the Church…read more
Faith and Family Inseparable
by Letty Jacinto-Lopez
In my teens, I heard Sunday Mass, twice. My mother observed a fixed timetable that could not be altered, and so did my father. To follow their respective Sunday schedule, they heard mass separately, with me as the constant companion. Our family kept a reverent devotion to the Sacred Heart in addition to father’s regular trek to Malate Church where he got down on his knees and prayed to the Nuestra Señora de los Remedios. Father, relieved, consoled and recharged always said, “Our Lady will make it right.” And she did. In little ways, different, indistinct and muted, we built our faith.
There was a caveat, however…read more
Let The Children Come To Me
by Yenyen Chan
My husband Rocky and I are parents to young children. As Catholic parents, we want them to experience the richness, joy and love of our Faith. To do this, we are constantly finding ways on how to show it to them. In the process, we have rediscovered our faith through the eyes of a child — with awe, wonder and excitement…read more
Missionary of the Family: Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta
RANDOM THOUGHTS by Peachy Maramba
Last January 22 I wrote an article on a truly outstanding and remarkable Saint. This diminutive nun known and loved all over the world as Mother Teresa though small in stature was “big in savvy”. She made it her hallmark to always perform the humblest services to the poorest of the poor. But so inspiring was her insightful message on the family that she also became known as a MISSIONARY of the FAMILY par excellence. Calling herself a tiny pencil in God’s hand she allowed Him to write a bold love letter to the people of the twentieth century. So without changing a word allow me to let Mother Teresa herself to speak to you in her own words…read more
Santuario de San Antonio Parish Pre-Cana program, conducted by its Ministry of Family and Life are scheduled every 1st Saturday of the month. Register online, here, or with Susan at the Parish Office, 843-8830 to 31 #4 and provide your preferred schedule, individual full names, nicknames, contact numbers and email addresses. If your wedding is not going to be held at SSAP, pls. seek permission from the parish of your wedding venue before signing up for SSAP Pre-Cana.
Married couples interested in joining our team of facilitators to inspire engaged couples, may contact 09164402829. This is a great opportunity to volunteer with your spouse and enrich your marriage. Choose the module/s you’re interested in and a schedule from once a year, twice yearly, quarterly or monthly. Modules and training will be provided. Read more about this…..
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