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Let it Grow in you

In today’s Gospel, Jesus tells us about a sower who went out to sow seeds. Some seeds fell on the path and the birds ate it; this tells us about the people who do not live a Christian life because…

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Welcome to the Family

When I read the gospel, I got confused and asked myself, “did Christ really disown his mother and brothers?” But upon reflecting on it, I realized that Jesus is not denying his earthly family when he asked “Who is my…

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SEEING THE SIGN!

The Gospel today leads us into the scene wherein some teachers of the law and some Pharisees dared to ask the Lord to show them a sign; a gesture that demands a bargain in exchange for their belief. This gesture…

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Choosing the Better Part

When I was still working in the corporate world, a fast-paced environment must be maintained, especially since I was part of the Accounting Department and we needed to beat deadlines. Eight hours a day in front of the computer were…

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Work in Secret: It is God Who Acknowledges

Today’s Gospel narrates one of Jesus’ challenges in fulfilling His ministry. One big factor was the threat from the Jewish religious leaders who were plotting to kill Jesus. But such a threat did not stop Him from doing what the…

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Keeping Sabbath Holy

When I was still working at NAIA Terminal III, I was always excited to have my day off. A day off meant that I was going home to Bulacan to take some rest after a long and tiring week of…

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Resting In God’s Bosom

I spent five years in Pangasinan where I was completely immersed in the day-to-day lives of my kababayans (townsfolks). Our main source of income comes from farming. Some of them use tractors to plow the fields, but those without the…

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Humble and Meek

Life is full of uncertainties. When I entered the seminary last July 18, 2021, I was confident that I was ready to embrace the new path that I would be taking toward the ministerial priesthood. I was sure that my…

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Passionate Love

In today’s Gospel, I can sense the passion of Jesus in preaching about the Kingdom of His Father. His words were accompanied by mighty deeds and miracles, but the people who had seen these works were not moved to repentance….

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A Cup of Kindness

When I was still working at a hospital in Quezon City, my first assignment was in the pediatric ward. I experienced handling 40 to 60 patients every shift which was far beyond the standard nurse-patient ratio for healthcare institutions. During…

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