Final Surrender

Last Sunday’s gospel reading presented two sections which gave two very contrasting pictures of religious people. The first, contained a very severe criticism against the scribes, how they distinguished themselves…

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.…

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…

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,…

Sacerdos in Aeternum | Rev. Fr. Rommel Molina Arcilla:

The Man and The Priest

I was ordained priest 21 years ago last August 22. I, therefore, intend to write something about me and my priesthood in reference to the priesthood of Jesus Christ.  …

Sacerdos in Aeternum (a priest forever) | Rev. Fr. Rommel Molina Arcilla:

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Mary’s assumption into heaven was defined as a dogma of faith by Pope Pius XII on November 1, 1950. This dogma contains our belief that Mary was taken up to…

Sacerdos in Aeternum by Rev. Fr. Rommel M. Arcilla:

Travel Light

When Jesus sent out his twelve disciples on a mission, He sent them two by two and instructed them to take nothing for their journey but, a walking stick, and…

Sacerdos in Aeternum by Rev. Fr. Rommel M. Arcilla:

“I’m Coming Home” (Birtles and Goble)

Mom, I’m coming home So, take my picture off the wall I’m coming home, I’ve had enough Of being alone Dad, I’ll see you soon Don’t keep me talking on…

Sacerdos in Aeternum by Rev. Fr. Rommel M. Arcilla:

To Love is To Set Free

The synagogue official named Jairus approached Jesus with a request for Jesus to come to his house and cure his daughter, who was gravely sick and at the point of…