RANDOM THOUGHTS: Voices from Yesterday and Today . . . by Peachy Maramba

ST. CYRIL OF ALEXANDRIA: Doctor of the Incarnation; Doctor of the Church 370 – 444 June 27 The writings of this Doctor of the Church St. Cyril of Alexandria (not to be confused with another Doctor of the Church St. Cyril of Jerusalem) strenuously defended the dogma that Jesus had two natures in one person.Continue reading “RANDOM THOUGHTS: Voices from Yesterday and Today . . . by Peachy Maramba”

CWL Fiesta 2014 Activities

CATHOLIC WOMEN’S LEAGUE FIESTA ACTIVITIES The Catholic Women’s League (CWL) wishes to acknowledge the following sponsors for Santuario de San Antonio’s annual fiesta 2014: 1. Rep. Monique Lagdameo 2. Dr. Victor Gisbert & Makati Medical Center Staff 3. UP Dental Health Brigade 4. Dr. Teresita De Jesus & Colleagues 5. Bounty Fresh Food 6. RegentContinue reading “CWL Fiesta 2014 Activities”

Faith Sharing for Fiesta Novena Mass Day 1

We are featuring a series of nine Faith Sharing of Virtues of St. Anthony of Padua that were presented during the fiesta 9-day novena masses. This is the first in the series, which will temporarily replace the Sunday Gospel Reflections; after which the Gospel Reflections will return. JJ Yulo FEED THE HUNGRY I work inContinue reading “Faith Sharing for Fiesta Novena Mass Day 1”

“Suffering is a Gift of God”, The ABC’s of Catholic Doctrine By Lianne Tiu

A death in the family, a broken marriage, an incurable sickness, … we can only cry like Jesus, ”My God, My God, why hast thou forsaken me?” At times like this, it is hard to see God’s love and providence. Life on earth is a journey, a pilgrimage to heaven. It is not always easy.Continue reading ““Suffering is a Gift of God”, The ABC’s of Catholic Doctrine By Lianne Tiu”

“THE MOST BLESSED TRINITY: A Mystery of Love, Not of Numbers”, A Sunday Gospel Reflection by Fr. Jesús Galindo, OFM

“In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.” These are about the first words we learn about God in early childhood–a proclamation of the greatest mystery of our faith: the Most Blessed Trinity. It is linked to the sign of the cross precisely because the cross is theContinue reading ““THE MOST BLESSED TRINITY: A Mystery of Love, Not of Numbers”, A Sunday Gospel Reflection by Fr. Jesús Galindo, OFM”

Catechism of the Catholic Church

But we have Baptism, which reconciles us with God; why then do we need a special sacrament of Reconciliation? Baptism does snatch us from the power of sin and death and brings us into the new life of the children of God, but it does not free us from human weakness and the inclination toContinue reading “Catechism of the Catholic Church”

RANDOM THOUGHTS: Voices from yesterday and today . . . by Peachy Maramba

ST. ALOYSIUS GONZAGA: Patron of Catholic Youth 1568 – 1591 June 21 St. Aloysius had certainly lived up to his motto: “I was born for greater things.” At the same time he had fulfilled his father’s ambition for him to be brave and honored but not in the way he intended. On June 21, St.Continue reading “RANDOM THOUGHTS: Voices from yesterday and today . . . by Peachy Maramba”

“Pentecost Sunday,” A Gospel Reflection by Fr. Efren Jimenez, OFM

“We have never even heard that there is a Holy Spirit…” Thus, we read in ACTS 19:2 Today, many Christians may have asked the same question. But strangely sometimes the Holy Spirit manifests Himself in a wonderful way. This happened to Dr. Joel Jimenez, M.D., my cousin who works and lives with his family inContinue reading ““Pentecost Sunday,” A Gospel Reflection by Fr. Efren Jimenez, OFM”

“Confirmation 2014” by Rachelle Wenger

Another year has passed, another batch of students have patiently attended their CCD (Continuing Catholic Development) classes and finally have reaffirmed their Catholic vows and received the Holy Spirit through the Sacrament of Confirmation. I still vividly recall how on the first day of the school year, I was nervous as to how to teachContinue reading ““Confirmation 2014” by Rachelle Wenger”