An untoward award?

MANY UST alumni must have lately felt like being hit by a train. The controversy involving USTAAI, an independent (so says the university) alumni association linked to the University of Santo Tomas, giving an award to an undersecretary of presidential communications, an alumna, for government service, has sparked outrage.


EVERY parent’s dream is the happiness of their children in this life, and eventually, unending happiness one day in heaven. If this essential existential goal is not clear to parents, then nothing is clear to them.

Let’s be like the magi

THE Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord reminds us of that beautiful story of the three magi who embarked on a difficult journey to find Jesus, the expected Messiah of all men.

Of relics and expectations

WITH the fourth visit of the relics of St. Therese of Lisieux in the Philippines, we may expect another surge of devotion for one of the country’s most popular—if not the most popular—Saints.