by Jose Ramon T. Villarin S.J. - December 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Advent is the season of preparation for the celebration of Christmas.
Should we still hail kingship?
by Francis D. Alvarez S.J. - November 25, 2018 - 12:00am
In our modern (some would say post-modern, or even post-post-modern) world, when monarchy is mainly for ceremony, does the Feast of Christ the King still have meaning?
by Jose Ramon T. Villarin S.J. - November 4, 2018 - 12:00am
First there were ten commandments.
by Jose Ramon T. Villarin S.J. - October 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Fractions are not easy to learn.
On Jesus’ side
by Jonjee C. Sumpaico S.J. - September 30, 2018 - 12:00am
On this last day of September when the Philippines continues to remember the experience of how it was under Martial Law, I remember a story of fellow Christian Life Community member Ka Lope Santos.
Do you still have questions about your faith?
by Francis D. Alvarez S.J. - September 23, 2018 - 12:00am
In our Gospel reading last week, Jesus revealed to his disciples that he was going to suffer greatly.
by Jose Ramon T. Villarin S.J. - September 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Appearances can be deceiving.
Can you say yes to what is hard?
by Francis D. Alvarez S.J. - August 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Many of Jesus’ disciples who were listening said, “This saying is hard; who can accept it?” As a result of this, many of his disciples returned to their former way of life.
Bread for a hungry world
by Manoling V. Francisco S.J. - August 19, 2018 - 12:00am
In our Gospel today, Jesus declares, “I am the living bread that came down from heaven; whoever eats this bread will live forever” (Jn. 6:51).
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.
by Jose Ramon T. Villarin S.J. - August 5, 2018 - 12:00am
"Sir, give us this bread always.”
Surrender our hungers
by Jonjee C. Sumpaico S.J. - July 28, 2018 - 8:10pm
The picture of the five loaves and two fish has been a very powerful image in the Christian tradition.
What makes a good shepherd?
by Francis Alvarez S.J. - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
There is a verse in our Gospel today that gives us an interesting detail: People were coming and going in such great numbers to see Jesus and the Twelve that the Lord and his apostles had no opportunity even to...
by Jose Ramon T. Villarin S.J. - July 1, 2018 - 12:00am
A reminder, not even gentle, with a terrible eeriness about it, is what we get from the very first line of Wisdom today.
Lydia and the seed of the Kingdom
by Manoling V. Francisco S.J. - June 17, 2018 - 12:00am
After contemplating the awe-inspiring ruins in the Acropolis, Corinth, Mycenae, Thassaloniki and Philippi among others, our pilgrimage following the missionary journeys of St. Paul led us to a refreshing brook in...
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...
by Jose Ramon T. Villarin S.J. - June 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Now there’s a picturesque Filipino word. It means to draw or pull something out from some depth.
Empowered to love
by Manoling Francisco S.J. - May 20, 2018 - 12:00am
In discussing the mystery of divine revelation, I would ask my students how they came to know they were called to the priesthood or religious life.
Divine omnipresence
by Ruben M. Tanseco S.J. - May 13, 2018 - 12:00am
What a loving God we belong to.
Connecting home
by Jonjee C. Sumpaico SJ - April 29, 2018 - 12:00am
It has been nearly a year since I have been assigned to further studies in San Francisco.
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