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Prophet Jonah

July 20, 2018
Prophet Jonah and the Big Fish

  Jonah. Hearing my own name isn’t exactly the sweetest sound. It sounds weird to the point of awkward to be honest. Like the name doesn’t belong to me. So Prophet Jonah doesn’t really triggers a special interest to me even though he’s my namesake. I can more of relate to the name John (St. […]

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Moments

July 2, 2018
Solemnity St John the Baptist

The LORD called me from birth, from my mother’s womb he gave me my name “Ang purpose pala ng buhay ng tao ay papurihan ang Diyos at ang pangalan ng Panginoon ang manguna at maging sentro ng buhay ng tao…’Yan ang kadakilaan at tawag ni Juan – ang maghanda ng daraanan ng Panginoon.” Sunday homily […]

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Lector Duties | Random Thoughts

The Field

June 22, 2018
sunday homily reflection

This is how it is with the kingdom of God; it is as if a man were to scatter seed on the land and would sleep and rise night and day and through it all the seed would sprout and grow, he knows not how. Instrumento lamang tayo. Tayo ang magtatanim ngunit hindi tayo ang […]

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Pope Francis on Fake News

June 19, 2018
Pope Francis Quotes on Fake News

It’s been 51 years! Popes from Pope Paul VI to Pope Francis have long been recognizing the vital role of communication through traditional and social media in New Evangelization. For 2018, Pope Francis’ message revolved around fake news, prevalent in today’s society. Here are some quotes to ponder on from Pope Francis’ message for the […]

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Paano Labanan ang Fake News

Paano Labanan ang Fake News

H’wag maging biktima ng fake news. Maging mas matalino kaysa dito! Narito ang ilang mga paraan upang labanan ang fake news:   Kasing tanda ng unang kasalanan ang fake news. Ang pagsugpo dito nang tuluyan ay parang pag-asam na masugpo lahat ng kasinungalingan at panlilinlang sa mundo. Sabi nga, “There is no darkness in social […]

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Travel

Cebu’s Centuries Old Houses: Casa Gorordo

June 1, 2018
Casa Gorordo Cebu

It is evident that the past and current owners of Casa Gorordo are wealthy families. Casa Gorordo screams that it was a house of the affluent and it doesn’t need research. It manifests in the hugeness of the house, the elaborate staircase, the details of the ceiling, the materials from which the floorings were built. […]

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Travel

Cebu’s Centuries-Old Houses: 1730 Jesuit House

1730 Jesuit House Cebu

Surprised, too, that I would enjoy looking at old houses. Amazed, how travels can lead to self-discovery, reminding me that once upon a time, it was a dream to be a historian thinking that championing history quiz bees may very well lead to that. Noticed the humble brag? ^_~ Museums are the closest things to […]

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Travel

Tumalog Falls: A Glimpse of Paradise

May 9, 2018
Tumalog Falls Oslob Cebu

I always imagined heaven to have lots of magnificent water falls. They say, too, that in heaven, there will only be two words to say over and over again. Allelujah and Amen. “Praise God” and “It is true!”. Let’s just say, Cebu offers a tiny glimpse of heaven through its Tumalog Falls. While we were […]

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