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That most sweet 4-letter word, “Dear”

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 270 total views Quiet Storm by Fr. Nicanor F. Lalog II, 02 August 2022 Photo from https://krugsstudio.blogspot.com/2016/07/does-anyone-write-letter-anymore.html Two amusing anecdotes happened with me recently that reminded me of this four-letter word rarely used these days that is so powerful yet very endearing and lovely, and so touching too. It is the word dear we often use in writing letters,

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Grey areas in the “Gray Man”

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 204 total views It has been a long time since I have truly enjoyed a movie in Netflix that seems to me not only in big trouble with its decreasing number of subscribers but mostly to lack of any good offering lately. Not even their documentaries are exceptional anymore. In fact, I have been trying to

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Holiness is in silence

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 188 total views Ablessed Holy Saturday to you.  One of the most unforgettable scenes of COVID-19 pandemic when it started in the summer of 2020 was like what we have every Holy Saturday or, as we aptly call, Black Saturday: empty spaces, empty buildings, with everything and everyone so silent. Holiness is being at home with

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Holiness is in the Cross

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 189 total views Perhaps, today we can truly feel the meaning and gravity of our favorite expression when somebody looks so sad and gloomy, when somebody seems to have been totally lost: “Biyernes Santong Biyernes Santo”. That is Good Friday for us – so negative in the sense it is so sad and gloomy, so painful and

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Holiness is companionship in Christ

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 135 total views Ablessed Holy Thursday everyone.  Tonight we begin the most holiest days of the year, the Holy Triduum of the Lord’s Passion, Death, and Resurrection known as the pasch of the Lord. From the Hebrew word pesach, a pasch is a passing over, the journey of the Hebrew people from Egypt into the promised land of God. A journey

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Holiness is being true

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 254 total views It’s Holy Wednesday, also known as Spy Wednesday, the night Judas Iscariot agreed to betray Jesus Christ to the chief priests in exchange of 30 pieces of silver (Mt.26:14-15). Tonight is the night of traitors, of betrayers, of those not true to us! This is the reason why in most parishes after the Mass

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Holiness is being faithful

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 188 total views Maybe so many times you have felt nothing seems to be happening with all your efforts in school or office, in your relationships, and even in your prayers and devotions. Everything seems to be going to nothing at all. Have a heart. Just be faithful in your studies, in your work, with your

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