MERCY AND COMPASSION: A TIMELESS AND AGELESS EXPERIENCE An Interview with Mrs. Chloe C. Romulo-Perqiuet By Jonathan Cruz

For most people, the loss of a loved one is unbearable. The death of a parent, a sibling, a child, a spouse, or a relative can be a traumatic experience; one that may seem almost impossible to overcome. It has the power to shape your identity, your actions, your outlook, and thus your future. SoContinue reading “MERCY AND COMPASSION: A TIMELESS AND AGELESS EXPERIENCE An Interview with Mrs. Chloe C. Romulo-Perqiuet By Jonathan Cruz”

50 YEARS OF MERCY AND COMPASSION By Randy and Cecile Limjoco

“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.” – Jesus Christ When we speak of Mercy and Compassion we need to understand that both are premised on the ability to love. There can be no greater love than that of our Lord Jesus’Continue reading “50 YEARS OF MERCY AND COMPASSION By Randy and Cecile Limjoco”

Experiencing Mercy and Compassion in the Workplace By Marly Laraya

The knee jerk notion of “mercy” and “compassion” in the workplace would most likely be the scenario of firing someone and having a change of heart “Have mercy on meeeeeeee!!!!” which may (or may not) turn out to be disastrous for the office in the long run. But “mercy” in the workplace need not beContinue reading “Experiencing Mercy and Compassion in the Workplace By Marly Laraya”

PREPARING FOR LENT: A FAMILY AFFAIR By: Marie Tycangco

PREPARING FOR ASH WEDNESDAY Every year, Catholic churches around the world prepare for Ash Wednesday by burning palms, which were blessed during the previous year’s Palm Sunday.The priest begins the rites by calling the faithful to do penance and show mercy. After the palms are burned, the ashes are blessed by the priest and collectedContinue reading “PREPARING FOR LENT: A FAMILY AFFAIR By: Marie Tycangco”

SAN PEDRO BAUTISTA, OFM: BUILDING UP THE CHURCH OF CHRIST IN THE PHILIPPINES by Jonathan Cruz

In 1584, Pedro Bautista y Belasquez arrived in the Philippines at the age of 42. He was a man of many talents:he was a famedorator in his native Spain, a philosophy professor, and an excellent musician. His first assignment was to teach music the town of Sta. Ana, Manila (then called Namayan and later Sta.Continue reading “SAN PEDRO BAUTISTA, OFM: BUILDING UP THE CHURCH OF CHRIST IN THE PHILIPPINES by Jonathan Cruz”

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, FR. REU! by Javier Luis Gomez

This week, we take a quick break from all our activities to greet our wonderful parish priest, Fr. Reu Galoy a very happy birthday. If you’re wondering, his birthday was on January 26 – and Fr. Reu, his brother Franciscans and some parishioners came together for a little celebration. Let’s also take a moment toContinue reading “HAPPY BIRTHDAY, FR. REU! by Javier Luis Gomez”

THE YEAR OF THE EUCHARIST AND THE FAMILY: A Call To Kneeling By Jonathan Cruz

The Catholic Bishop’s Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has called 2016 the Year of the Eucharist and the Family. The theme is part of a nine-year preparation period for the Jubilee of 2021. We shall then celebrate the 500th anniversary of the first Mass on Limasawa, which also witnessed the first Filipino baptism of RajahContinue reading “THE YEAR OF THE EUCHARIST AND THE FAMILY: A Call To Kneeling By Jonathan Cruz”

FROM THE DESK OF THE PPC PRESIDENT, Edmund Lim, KHS

A very Happy New Year to all of us! The Christmas season officially ends this weekend. As we embark on this new year and new Parish Pastoral Council (PPC) term, allow me to thank everyone who participated and organized all of our parish activities from Advent to Epiphany. The hard work of all our ministryContinue reading “FROM THE DESK OF THE PPC PRESIDENT, Edmund Lim, KHS”