CANCER is one of the most difficult disease to cure or heal. So far, no effective treatment for cancer has been found—especially when it has metastasized or spread to other vital organs.
I LEARNED about Santo Padre Pio during the Sangguniang Laiko ng Pilipinas (Laiko) Pilgrimage to Italy in October 2012 on the occasion of the canonization of San Pedro Calungsod, the second Filipino saint.
JUDGING by the reasons OFWs give for seeking employment abroad, Filipinos must be among the most family-oriented and family-loving people in the world.
“ADORO te devote, latens Deitas.” So starts that famous Eucharistic hymn composed by St. Thomas Aquinas. It means, “Hidden here before me, Lord, I worship you.” And it continues, “Quae sub his figuris vere latitas,” which means, “Hidden in these symbols, yet completely true.”
THE Pinoy version was launched last September 13 during the book fair at the SMXC. Since then many have made comments about it, both for and against.
We thank the Lord that Super Typhoon Ompong, with international name Mangkhut, did not really cause great havoc in the Philippines.
THERE is a link between Mary and the ministerial priesthood which is not only devotional but, we could also say, essential.
“A society of men is just only if it obeys You.” —St. Augustine
O blessed times, how complicated and complex you have become. You never fail to make new challenges to us.
“What’s that thing plastered on your back—Salonpas?” a male colleague in the newsroom asked. “Oh that? It’s a scapular.”
In his straightforward language, Pope Francis challenges “all the members of the Church [to] come out of yourselves and go forth to the existential peripheries. ‘Go into all the world’; these were the last words which Jesus spoke to his followers and which he continues to address to us (cf. Mk 16:15).”
IN anything that we do, let’s see to it that our intentions are pure.