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The bread of life
by Ruben M. Tanseco S.J. - August 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Part One. In our first reading for today’s holy mass (1 kgs. 10:4-8), it is written that Elijah is persecuted for preaching God’s word against King Ahab and his wicked queen Jezebel.
Power in weakness
by Ruben M. Tanseco S.J. - July 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Allow me to quote the Lord as quoted by St. Paul in today’s second reading: “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness”. (2 Cor. 12:9).
God’s family
by Ruben M. Tanseco S.J. - June 10, 2018 - 12:00am
“His mother and his brothers arrived. Standing outside they sent word to him and called him. A crowd seated around him told him, ‘Your mother and your brothers and your sisters are outside asking for...
Divine omnipresence
by Ruben M. Tanseco S.J. - May 13, 2018 - 12:00am
What a loving God we belong to.
Magis!
by Ruben M. Tanseco S.J. - April 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Magis! This means More! There is so much more that we and the rest of the world can do to be genuine, loving followers of the Risen Christ.
Love is the answer
by Ruben M. Tanseco S.J. - February 11, 2018 - 12:00am
The Gospel incident for today (Mk. 1:40-45) is very inspiring indeed, by showing us how Christ gave His compassion and love to someone who asked for it, even at the risk of His own life.
Are you ready?
by Ruben M. Tanseco S.J. - January 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Are you ready to be a genuine, loving disciple of Christ? And for this to happen, are you ready to live your life as He did, whether you are single or married? A life of mercy and compassion.
God’s messengers
by Ruben M. Tanseco S.J. - December 9, 2017 - 4:00pm
We belong to only one God, who manifests Himself in three Persons.
Anxiety and peace
by Ruben M. Tanseco S.J. - October 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
Anxiety is a common response to human situations and problems that we encounter. It can either be light and short, or it can be heavy and long. In today’s second reading, we read from the Letter of St. Paul...
Love is the answer
by Ruben M. Tanseco S.J. - September 9, 2017 - 4:00pm
All the three readings in today’s Holy Mass are focused on fraternal correction motivated by love.
Cross is Joy
by Ruben M. Tanseco S.J. - July 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
Our first reading from the prophet Zechariah in today’s liturgy depicts our coming king as riding on an ass, in humility and poverty.
Holy Trinity
by Ruben M. Tanseco S.J. - June 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
Holy Trinity. One God in Three Persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
Father-Son-Holy Spirit
by Ruben M. Tanseco S.J. - May 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
Our all-loving God relates to us as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. This is how much He cares for us. He is our constant companion in all our human needs, unless we turn our backs on Him and become self-centered rather...
The Lord’s passion: Love
by Ruben M. Tanseco S.J. - April 9, 2017 - 12:00am
God is love. And the way to profound love is the cross. God became man to show us the way – the way of the cross as the means to perfect love. Not just self-love but love for God and for all others.
Transfiguration
by Ruben M. Tanseco S.J. - March 12, 2017 - 12:00am
Transfiguration is transformation. Jesus went through his persecutions, passion and death before his resurrection.
Obedience is freedom
by Ruben M. Tanseco S.J. - February 12, 2017 - 10:24pm
What spiritual wisdom is expressed in the very first reading of today’s Holy Mass: “If you choose you can keep the commandments, they will save you
Indigenous Peoples Sunday
by Ruben M. Tanseco S.J. - October 9, 2016 - 12:00am
Today, we are celebrating Indigenous Peoples Sunday. Let us focus on the native Filipinos, basically Malay, before the Spaniards and Americans came into the picture. In his book, History of the Filipino People, Teodoro...
Our ever-loving God
by Ruben M. Tanseco S.J. - September 11, 2016 - 12:00am
What a loving and merciful God you and I belong to. Not only that, He is our ever-forgiving God. A genuine sign of repentance on our part is more than enough for Him to turn toward us and embrace us with his divine...
The cost of discipleship
by Ruben M. Tanseco S.J. - August 14, 2016 - 12:00am
The sufferings and death of Jesus for the sake of love were the price of His resurrection. And so will it be for each one of us, if we want to be His true and loving disciples.
The Good Filipino?
by Ruben M. Tanseco S.J. - July 10, 2016 - 12:00am
Our Gospel reading for today is all about the Good Samaritan (Lk. 10:25-37).
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