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The natural and the supernatural

We have to learn to live in the natural world while pursuing our supernatural goal. This aspect of Christian life is somehow highlighted in that gospel episode where Christ talked about his impending passion, death and resurrection, and proceeded to

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Where your treasure is

Throughout the scripture, we read of a God of promise, (of great promises, in fact) who fulfills every one of his promises. The first reading tells us that the people of Israel were certain of their deliverance from the slavery

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Long term impact

One of the most comprehensive studies on long COVID has found that one in eight people who get infected with the coronavirus develop at least one symptom of it. A new study published in the Lancet Journal asked more than

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Always watchful and focused

“Be like servants who await their master’s return from a wedding, ready to open immediately when he comes and knocks.” (Lk 12,36) With these words, Christ is practically telling us that we should always be watchful in life and focused

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Transportation safety priorities?

The decision of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to veto the measure creating an independent body to be tasked with improving transportation was met with disappointment from private sector groups such as the Joint Foreign Chambers, Safe Travel Alliance and the

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The paradoxes of Christian life

“Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me. For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it. What profit would

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Back to school

I don’t know how other families are doing these days, but mine is still not ready to go back to face-to-face school which supposedly reopens in a few days. First of all, we were told that it is going to

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Regaining lost ground

The Department of Foreign Affairs recently said that the Philippines will assert the 2016 arbitral ruling on the South China Sea issue at the ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. At the meeting, the foreign ministers will be

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Suffering as proof of true love

We have to be clear about this truth of our faith. If we truly have love, the love that comes from God and not just our own idea of love, we should be willing to suffer and die for our

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The poverty line

A poll conducted by the Social Weather Stations found that nearly half of Filipino families considered themselves poor as the administration of former President Rodrigo Duterte wound down. Conducted from June 26 to 29, the poll said 48 percent of

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