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Christ’s word and the Holy Spirit

We need to see the intimate relation and connection between Christ’s word and our need to be with God. Also we need to realize the role of the Holy Spirit in this business of how to understand, obey and live

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As I have loved you

Today’s short gospel reading begins the lengthy farewell discourse of Jesus given at the last supper. He tells his apostles, “I give you a new commandment: love one another. As I have loved you, so you also should love one

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Critical thinking in education

While there is no surprise to a study by the Far Eastern University Public Policy Center that found a need for critical thinking given the large amounts of information Filipinos encounter every day, it is worth nothing that the same

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The distinctive mark of a true Christian

Christ said it very clearly. “This is how all will know that you are my disciples if you have love for one another,” he said. (Jn 13,35) And in another instance, he described how this love for one another should

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Red tagging and book burning?

Who would’ve thought that an online sale on children’s books on dictatorship and Martial Law would prompt the country’s intelligence chief to express alarm and claim without basis that it is part of a communist plot to “radicalize” Filipino children?

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How do we live our life with Christ?

The gospel of Friday of the 4th Week of Easter has that interesting passage where Christ tells in no unclear terms: “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”

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Beaten

Eight months ago, I had convinced myself that this elections would simply be a formality and that the administration candidate would win. After all, they had everything in place. Aside from having all three branches of government in the palm

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Wilting agriculture?

Data from the Philippine Statistics Authority shows that country’s agricultural production suffered a slight contraction in the first three months of the year, as significant strides made by the poultry industry still failed to boost agricultural output. The PSA said

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A call to be a faithful servant

“Amen, amen, I say to you, no slave is greater than his master nor any messenger greater than the one who sent him….Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever receives the one I send receives me, and whoever receives me

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Post-election precautions

The Department of Heath reports that thirty-one voters were sent home for manifesting COVID-19 symptoms after being screened at polling precincts during Election Day. According to Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire, those voters were instructed to go on home isolation

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Former Vice Gov. Dino Yulo being proclaimed by members of the Provincial Board of Canvassers as the duly elected congressman of the 5th district of Negros Occidental.*

Beaten

Eight months ago, I had convinced myself that this elections would simply be a formality and that the administration candidate would win. After all, they had everything in place. Aside from having all three branches of government in the palm