To God We Give Thanks

To God we give thanks By Letty Jacinto-Lopez             As a child, my parents held my hand, literally and figuratively, towards the righteous path. I wouldn’t know any other way, right? Everything fit into a pattern that hardly raised any quiver of doubt.        When I grew up, what I believed and stood for wasContinue reading “To God We Give Thanks”

A Taste of Silence By Conchitina S. Bernardo

A Taste of Silence By Conchitina S. Bernardo A letter was sent to me by Nanise Gonewai, a native of the island of Fiji, now an active parishioner and member of Contemplative Outreach Philippines. Permit me to share: Dear Chita, When you had asked me to share my reflections and thoughts on “ GRATITUDE” forContinue reading “A Taste of Silence By Conchitina S. Bernardo”

Pre-Cana

A Holistic Preparation Before Saying I Do By Maria Monica D. Hipolito   A couple’s ultimate preparation for a Catholic marriage involves getting the right spiritual and emotional guidance and support from family, friends, and more importantly, from the couple’s parish through its Pre-Cana Program. This program enables couples to get to know more aboutContinue reading “Pre-Cana”

Letter From Fe Manahan Hospital Ministry Beneficiary

Magandang araw po! Ako po si Fe Manahan na lubos na nagpapasalamat sa pamunuan ng Hospital Ministry ng Santuario de San Antonio Parish sa napakalaking tulong na naibigay nila sa aking asawa na si Alexander Manahan noong siya ay nagdadialysis pa. Ang aking asawa ay nagkaroon ng sakit na Chronic Kidney Disease na umabot naContinue reading “Letter From Fe Manahan Hospital Ministry Beneficiary”

Gratitude of a Parishioner for the Choir

31 March 2016 Dearest Amelita, What would I give for words if only words would come.I followed the passion, the death and the glorious resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ through the expressive singing of the choir. Each song is a prayer, each song tells a story. My heart inflamed with love and my cheeksContinue reading “Gratitude of a Parishioner for the Choir”

Gratitude during Difficulties by Nena Rosales

In today’s world of instant gratification, do we accept the difficulties of life as something we should be grateful for? The first words we learn to say aside from “mama” and “papa,” are “please” and “thank you.”Feelings of gratitude are triggered off by the receipt of something good. We are grateful for the food weContinue reading “Gratitude during Difficulties by Nena Rosales”

LET THE CHILDREN COME TO ME By Karen Blanco

“LET THE CHILDREN COME TO ME…. and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.” Mark 10:14 Every Sunday during the 1030 am mass, a classroom full of 4-7 year olds gather together at the parish center for Magnifikids, a program under the Family and Life Ministry. It isContinue reading “LET THE CHILDREN COME TO ME By Karen Blanco”