The Journey Within

Every person is on a journey. Oftentimes, we can see the kind of the journey from the outside, or based on the external factors that we see in a person.…

Everything, not You Lord Jesus Christ

Outside the church after Holy Mass, my alter-ego said, “Dear amigo, are you willing to lose everything but not Lord Jesus Christ?Inviting him home for my second morning cup of…

ANALYSIS: IS AN ELECTION WITHOUT VOTE-BUYING A LOST CAUSE IN CATANDUANES?

By Bo Rodulfo Our brand of politics is unique.MONEY and a strong POLITICAL MACHINERY – two factors that are needed to win in our kind of election. It’s not either-or,…

Deus, Adiuva Me

“God, Help me.”I am nobody inside the house of our Lord. I felt transparent in soul, body and thought in HIS home. Monday to Saturday dear wife Rose and me…

Who Can Be Saved?

The disciples asked Jesus this question after His encounter with the rich young man. We can recall in that story that the rich young man approached Jesus asking Him what…

Memories from my Kumpadre

“MemoriesLight the corners of my mindMisty watercolor memoriesOf the way we were”.A. Bergman/M. Bergman/M. Hamlisch Life is meant to be lived. We need to give color and meaning to it.…

The Best Way to Serve God

Love and service is at the center of our faith and in the teachings of the Church. It is also the main message not only of the Life of Christ,…

Listening Drill

During a team-building activity where I was a participant, we performed an interesting and unusual exercise. We called it the ‘Listening Drill’, and it needed no equipment, no playing fields,…

Thoughts & Memories:

The Legend of Buyo River: Saltahan of my Youth

(The Golden Vessel Part 4) This natural diving rock, which I call the ‘saltahan’ (jumping stone) of my youth, had been there many years before my birth. I often wonder,…

Sacerdos in Aeternum (a priest forever) - Fr. Rommel M. Arcilla:

FATHER AND SONS

(This article is being published in this column with the given permission from the author, Mr. Henry J. Turowski, a retired US Navy Officer, a very good friend, and my…