Prayer just a placebo?

MANY of the so-called millennials think so. They say that prayer simply serves as a tool to calm them down, relieve them of some worries, but it hardly has any real effect.

Consecrated persons: God’s gift

AS he reflects on the beauty of consecrated life, Pope Francis asks that “the whole Christian people be increasingly aware of the gift which is present in our many consecrated men and women, heirs of the great saints who have written the history of Christianity.” 

Family-loving Filipinos

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.

The hidden God

“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.”