NOTE: This article is an excerpt from my doctoral thesis at the Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, IL, 2006, entitled Embodying Reconciliation: Restoring Relationship Amongst the Filipino Pastoral Agents. In praxis, the gospel of Matthew 18:15-17 suggests the process: “If another member of the church sins against you, go and point out the fault when theContinue reading “Process of Reconciliation by Fr. Reu Galoy, OFM”
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WELCOME, FR. REU!
On the Feast day of Our Lady of Fatima, May 13, 2014, Fr Reu Jose C. Galoy, OFM was installed as the 10th Parish Priest of Santuario de San Antonio. The mass was presided by Manila Auxiliary Bishop Most Rev. Broderick S. Pabillo, D.D. Representatives of the different Parish Ministries, as well as, members ofContinue reading “WELCOME, FR. REU!”
“Feast of the Presentation of the Lord” by Fr. Reu Galoy, OFM
…the gospel tells us that we can only recognize the Messiah in our midst with the eyes of faith and with a soul wrapped in prayer. All commentaries on this Sunday’s gospel say that Joseph and Mary’s presentation of the child Jesus in the temple is in obedience to the law – first, the purificationContinue reading ““Feast of the Presentation of the Lord” by Fr. Reu Galoy, OFM”
“The Birth of Jesus: An Embodiment of God’s Humility”, by Fr. Reu Galoy, OFM
Simply put, our salvation is not exclusively dependent on the divine initiative in the sense that we are completely passive recipients of this salvation. God saves humanity only through their cooperation and fidelity. It is quite difficult to think of a God who is almighty and powerful yet humble in many ways. As human beingsContinue reading ““The Birth of Jesus: An Embodiment of God’s Humility”, by Fr. Reu Galoy, OFM”