“IF YOU ARE THE SON OF GOD… TEMPTATION AND TEMPTATIONS.” FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT, YEAR A by Fr. Robert B. Manansala, OFM

March 8/9, 2014 Dasmarinas Village/Santuario de San Antonio/North Forbes A story is told about a driver who parked his car in a no-parking area and attached the following message to the windshield: “I have circled this block twenty times. I cannot find an available parking space. I have an urgent appointment to keep. The LordContinue reading ““IF YOU ARE THE SON OF GOD… TEMPTATION AND TEMPTATIONS.” FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT, YEAR A by Fr. Robert B. Manansala, OFM”

“CRUCIFIED KING” 34TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, SOLEMNITY OF CHRIST THE KING by Fr. Robert Manansala, OFM

A story is told about some divers who discovered a 400 year-old sunken ship off the coast of Northern Ireland. Among the treasures they found on the ship was a man’s wedding ring. When the divers cleaned it up, they noticed that it had an inscription on it. Etched on the wide band was aContinue reading ““CRUCIFIED KING” 34TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, SOLEMNITY OF CHRIST THE KING by Fr. Robert Manansala, OFM”

“TEMPUS FUGIT, MEMENTO MORI”

A Reflection for the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C by Fr. Robert B. Manansala, OFM The Trappist Monks, known for their strict observance of monastic life of silence, prayer, work and study used to greet one another with the greeting “Memento Mori.” “Memento mori” can be translated as “Remember death.” A translation thatContinue reading ““TEMPUS FUGIT, MEMENTO MORI””

WHOSE AUTHORITY? GOD’S!!! Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B, Reflection by Fr. Robert B. Manansala, OFM

(Dt 18:15-20; 1Cor 7:32-35; Mk 1:21-28) What do you think is the difference between an orator of the world and an orator of God’s Word? In the ongoing Impeachment Trial in the Senate of the Philippines as an Impeachment Court, we see a lot of orators and hear a lot of orations. The Dominican Fr.Continue reading “WHOSE AUTHORITY? GOD’S!!! Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B, Reflection by Fr. Robert B. Manansala, OFM”