BEARERS OF GOD’S VICTORIOUS LOVE by Nancy S. Gonewai

This Lenten Season, I feel distinctly blessed to attend not one but three very special and very different Recollections and talks. The speakers from the clergy and from the laity spoke on FORGIVENESS, HUMILITY, on FAST, ABSTINENCE, ALMSGIVING and PENANCE. Being from different backgrounds, their presentations of their subjects were uniquely their own but withContinue reading “BEARERS OF GOD’S VICTORIOUS LOVE by Nancy S. Gonewai

A CHALLENGE TO TRANSFORM OUR PARISH TO BECOME A COMMUNION OF COMMUNITIES

Beloved co-journeyer in life and faith! On behalf of the Pastoral Team (PT) and the Parish Pastoral Council (PPC), I wish to greet all of you a blessed Easter and pray for the gifts it brings to you, your loved ones and to our parish-community. Our Lenten journey came so fast and we are nowContinue reading “A CHALLENGE TO TRANSFORM OUR PARISH TO BECOME A COMMUNION OF COMMUNITIES”

FROM THE DESK OF THE PARISH PRIEST

Dear co-journeyers: Few days from the moment you pick up and read this Parish Bulletin issue, we will be pre-occupied with our Holy week activities and prayerfully be journey with Jesus especially through our Easter Triduum liturgical celebration. During these three days of contemplation and anticipation our liturgies emphasize the sacrificial death of Jesus inContinue reading “FROM THE DESK OF THE PARISH PRIEST”

All Because of God’s Grace by Fr. Mark Adame Bakari, OFM

Vocation to the religious life and to the priesthood is a gift. It is a gift that is both unmerited and undeserved. It is not something that we earn nor is it something that we are entitled to. Instead, it is all because of God’s graciousness. Here we see that we who are ordained areContinue reading “All Because of God’s Grace by Fr. Mark Adame Bakari, OFM

Humility: “Humiliation and Humiliated” by Fr. Efren C. Jimenez, OFM

Christians esteem humility as the highest of human virtues, considered to be a lofty ideal, like a queen virtue. But if humility is an ideal to be lived, why do we spurn being humiliated? What is our response to a situation of humiliation? A Case in Point Last August 16, 2016, we were invited byContinue reading “Humility: “Humiliation and Humiliated” by Fr. Efren C. Jimenez, OFM