Fr. Roy Cimagala
Fr. Roy Cimagala
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The art of coping
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 8, 2021 - 12:00am
With many of us continually subjected to increasing pressures from all kinds of sources --challenges, trials, temptations, consequences of sin, etc.-- we really need to know the art of coping if only to survive,...
Complicate to simplify
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 6, 2021 - 12:00am
This is a common enough phenomenon in our life. We should not be surprised by it anymore.
Christ and our laws
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 5, 2021 - 12:00am
We need to realize that it is Christ who ultimately gives the real meaning and purpose of our laws.
Our greatest need
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 4, 2021 - 12:00am
If we are serious with our life, if we realize that our life has an ultimate purpose, then we have to be clear also about what our greatest need is, so we would know at every instance of our life, in every situation...
Charity is for all
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 3, 2021 - 12:00am
That’s right! Charity is for everyone. It has a universal coverage.
The Easter spirit
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 2, 2021 - 12:00am
Many things can be said about what the Easter spirit is. In fact, I don’t think we can ever exhaust them.
Demanding on ourselves, tolerant on others
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 1, 2021 - 12:00am
That’s how we should be with respect to ourselves and to the others.
How to be like Christ?
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - April 30, 2021 - 12:00am
If we want to be like Christ as we should, since he is the pattern of our humanity and the savior of our damaged humanity, and since he has declared himself to be “the way, the truth and the life” for...
Beware of the IAD
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - April 29, 2021 - 12:00am
I don’t mean the Integrated Access Devices like the smartphones, though they are very much related to what I would like to bring up here.
Always in the context of victory
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - April 28, 2021 - 12:00am
I mean the victory of Christ’s redemptive mission that takes care of everything in our life, no matter how things turn out to be.
Blessing different items
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - April 27, 2021 - 12:00am
As a priest, I, of course, receive frequent requests to bless different items—tokens of devotion like rosary beads, stampitas, or bikes and cars, and of course, houses.
Always be at peace
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - April 26, 2021 - 12:00am
We have to remember that this is our ideal condition to be in.
The nearness of God
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - April 24, 2021 - 12:00am
Inspired by an old love song “The Nearness of You”, this essay seeks to encourage all of us to develop a strong, deep sense of the nearness of God in our life.
Avoid getting spoiled by God’s love
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - April 22, 2021 - 12:00am
This is always likely to happen.
Sadness makes the devil happy
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - April 21, 2021 - 12:00am
This should be made clear to all of us. We are meant to be happy, not only from time to time, but all the time. Impossible?
The art of productive hibernation
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - April 20, 2021 - 12:00am
We are not, of course, mere plants and animals whose periods of hibernation are periods of sheer inactivity.
Developing the appetite for the supernatural life
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - April 19, 2021 - 12:00am
As Christians, I suppose we would readily realize that our life should not just be our own life, but rather always a life with God.
“My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - April 18, 2021 - 12:00am
That’s one of the last words of Christ (cfr. Mt 27,46) before he gave up his spirit on the cross.
“Rejoice with those who rejoice”
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - April 17, 2021 - 12:00am
That’s a piece of advice of St. Paul in his Letter to the Romans. (cfr. 12,15) It’s a call for us to share the conditions and predicaments of the others.
Developing a worldview
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - April 16, 2021 - 12:00am
We should, each one of us, develop a worldview as early as possible.
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