GOD’S WORD TODAY
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.
Hunger
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...
Koum
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...
Hugot
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.
Why sheep?
by Francis D. Alvarez S.J. - April 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Sheep (including lambs, ewes, and rams) are the most mentioned animals in Scripture.
Too good to be true
by Manoling V. Francisco - April 15, 2018 - 12:00am
The Mystery of the Resurrection transformed the disciples of Jesus wholly – affectively, intellectually and volitionally.
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.
The Cross, the consequence of fidelity
by Manoling V. Francisco - March 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Theology of the cross. The Gospel of John proclaims, “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life” (Jn. 3:...
What do we do after a miracle?
by Francis D. Alvarez S.J. - February 25, 2018 - 12:00am
I was in Grade 4 when the EDSA revolution happened.
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.
What does it mean to have authority?
by Francis D. Alvarez S.J. - January 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Twice in our Gospel today, Jesus is described as someone with authority.
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.
Wisdom, nurtured and grown
by Jonjee C. Sumpaico, S.J. - December 31, 2017 - 12:00am
On this last day of 2017, the Church celebrates the feast of the holy family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph.
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