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A Ride to Dreamland and the Sto. Niño

Her full, scarlet lips pouted as she checked a message on her android. Her perfectly arched eyebrows knit, and the hoops on her ears dangled as she shook her head, artfully crowned in a messy blond bun. A fuchsia shirt, … Continue reading

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How a taxi driver taught the lessons of IEC 2016 to a nun.

We just finished the Visita Iglesia of the International Eucharistic Congress 2016. It was late. My companions were all going the opposite direction and I did not know how to get back to the convent. I asked a barangay tanod … Continue reading

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When was the last time you told someone about Jesus?

How often do you ask yourself the above question? Do you, ever? I must admit that even though this is supposed to be my job description, I somehow miss to make it as a daily intentioned and concrete choice. This … Continue reading

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Advent. Yolanda. And a skype interview.

How did you begin Advent 2013? I had plans – books to read, daily practices, some prayers and little ways to make the waiting for Christmas more meaningful, etc. Well, God had other plans. Just as we don’t know when … Continue reading

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CFC YFL Conference 2013 and God’s Fiber Optics

Have you ever been electrified? Your senses jolted into awareness with all your nerves tingling? It’s like hitting your funny bone, a nerve inside your elbow, and a tingling sensation or dull pain shoots down your arm into your pinkie. … Continue reading

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A new life, a new song, the same mission

Ten years ago, this month, I left the Philippines to work at the Secretariat on Communications of the FSP General House in Rome.  Little did I know then that my missionary adventure would stretch to four years in Rome and … Continue reading

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Please help Manila flood victims!

I was awakened by a loud thunderclap at 4:00 this morning. “Not again, Lord,” was my spontaneous plea. This was because the continuous downpour for the past several days have reduced Manila into a floating city. There was no typhoon, … Continue reading

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