Daily Reflections

  • Generosity of God
    It is part of our human nature that we do not readily recognize and appreciate the generosity of others when it is shown unexpectedly. The experience of the pandemic is a testament to God’s generosity. The Eucharist is about the…
  • A Worthy Type of Sacrifice
    In my contemplation, I saw myself as the coins of the poor widow. The coins that she possessed were all the things that she had to sustain her life. This scenario portrayed in today’s Gospel tells us about the faithfulness…
  • Truthfulness in our Words
    When was the last time that you felt delighted hearing the Word of God? In the seminary, we are blessed to have Masses daily. The familiarity with the Word of God is considered the soul and guide of our seminary…
  • LOVE FOR GOD AND NEIGHBOR
    When my maternal grandmother was still alive, I remember having a deep conversation with her. I asked what brings her joy. She told me that she feels very happy whenever she sees her children loving and caring for each other….
  • Trust in Him
    In today’s Gospel, the Sadducees came to Jesus with a test question in order to disprove the hope of resurrection which Jesus teaches to His followers. However, Jesus did not fall into their trap nor attempted to give a reply…
  • Motivations for Asking
    “Is it lawful to pay the census tax to Caesar or not? Should we pay or should we not pay?” Thinking that they could outsmart Him, the Pharisees posed these questions to Jesus so that they would have a solid…
  • Fascination and Awe
    Whenever the Sacrament of Baptism is celebrated in our parish, our parish priest would remind the parents and the sponsors that during the Renunciation of Satan and Profession of Faith, they have to answer in behalf of the infant. As…
  • To Know Him More
    “Whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.” I saw a video on YouTube wherein a vlogger narrated his family’s COVID story. In the video, he admitted that he does not…
  • Persistence and Faith
    Sometimes in life, we feel stuck, perplexed and incapable of making a decision. Perhaps that is because things are not transparent or we fear the unknown. When I was a youth leader in our parish, many people encouraged and asked…
  • Following Jesus
    Sometimes I still wonder why God has called me to serve Him as a future priest. I would ponder why I am here in the seminary and continue to respond to His call. Before entering, I was happy to serve…

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