My Best Friend is Now a Married Deacon

Rev. Ike Tarabi and I met at Sacred Heart Novitiate in Novaliches, Quezon City in 1990. It was in my second year in Jesuit formation when he entered as a first year novice. We became close because of our constant conversations at the novices’ library. I was then the community’s librarian, and it was IContinue reading “My Best Friend is Now a Married Deacon”

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What Really Happened in Nov-Dec 2020 in ADDU

This is a transcript of my closing remarks at the end of the November-December non-academic activities on December 18, 2020. But in this speech is what the title above says: what really happened in the months of November and December 2020 in Ateneo de Davao University’s High Education Unit. As the academics prepared for theContinue reading “What Really Happened in Nov-Dec 2020 in ADDU”

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New Year Greetings!

This is a transcript of the video below. My “thank you” to all of you will never be enough for all that you have given me, supporting me in my social media ministry. Nevertheless, saying it in a video is better than finding something more perfect. At least, it comes straight from me. Maraming salamatContinue reading “New Year Greetings!”

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How to Build Positive Relationships For Families

This is a transcription of the video below. This is my take on the week of the Feast of the Holy Family of Mary, Joseph and Jesus, as we are in the Octave of Christmas. Sikaping buuin ang pamilya. Bakit mahalaga ang pagkakaroon ng positibong ugnayan sa pamilya? Unang nararamdaman ng mga anak ang seguridadContinue reading “How to Build Positive Relationships For Families”

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How To Gain More Followers For Your Ministry

This is a transcript of the video below. This was presented at the Catholic Social Media Summit 2020. Social Media is P2P not B2B. Social media is about person-to-person communications and not business-to-business. You are connecting with real people—not “avatars” or “users”. Social media is not the usual parish bulletin board. When you use yourContinue reading “How To Gain More Followers For Your Ministry”

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What Are Your Foundational Stories?

This is a transcription of the video below. Subscribe to my channel for more videos like this. You’ll get a fresh new video every week. Thank you. May mga kuwento ka bang binabalik-balikan sa iyong nakaraan na hanggang ngayon nagiging parte siya o nakaka-impluensiya sa inyong mga desisyon sa buhay? Binabalikan ko lagi ang unaContinue reading “What Are Your Foundational Stories?”

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Advent: A Deeper Joy

This is a transcription of the video below. Subscribe to my Youtube channel. Thank you. Makisayaw ka! Kailan ka huling nagalak at napasayaw ka sa kaligayahan? When was the last time you felt an overflowing deeper joy that it moved you to dance? Isaiah said, I rejoice heartily in the Lord, the joy of myContinue reading “Advent: A Deeper Joy”

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Love Prepares

This is a transcription of the video below. Bakit mahalaga sa pag-ibig ang paghahanda? Tunay na nakakagambala ang pagdating ng isang bisita. Maglalaan ka ng pera. Magfa-file ka ng leave sa trabaho upang mabigyan mo sila ng quality time. Ipagluluto mo sila ng paborito nilang ulam. Kung wala kang guest room, ibibigay mo ang kuwartoContinue reading “Love Prepares”

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Why the Season of Advent is Relevant To Us Now

This is a transcription of the video below. Bakit may katuturan ang Panahon ng Adbiyento sa ating buhay? Parte ng buhay ang paghihintay sa katuparan ng ating mga hangarin. Ito ang tinututukan sa panahon ng Adbiyento. Nang itinapon sa Babylonia ang mga Hudyo, inaasam-asam nila ang pagdating ng Mesiyas na pangako ng mga propeta. AngContinue reading “Why the Season of Advent is Relevant To Us Now”

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More Tips To Flourish In Online Life

This is a transcript of the video below. Follow my vlog on Youtube. Sa Acts 2:1-13, sa Pentecostes, hinimok ng Espiritu Santo ang mga disipulos na huwag matakot harapin ang mga bagong hamon sa pagpapalaganap ng turo ni Hesus. Sa ating panahon, hinihimok din tayo ng Espiritu Santo na huwag matakot harapin ang buhay online.Continue reading “More Tips To Flourish In Online Life”

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Donor Fatigue: What it is and How To Never Stop Giving

Note: On Donor Fatigue: This is the transcription of the video below. Napakalawak ng lugar na hinagupit ng bagyong Rolly at Ulysses. Dahil dito kailangang tulungan ang mga nasalanta sa Bikol, Batangas, Metro Manila, Cagayan Valley, Pampanga atpb. Sa kadami-daming mga taong kailangang tulungan, nararamdaman na rin ng karamihan ang tinatawag na donor fatigue, angContinue reading “Donor Fatigue: What it is and How To Never Stop Giving”

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What Qualities Can Help Us Make Things Happen

This is the transcription of this video. May kasabihan: If you will, you can! Kung gugustuhin mo, magagawa mo! Hindi lang bagyo ang sinapit natin, bumabagyo din sa ating kalooban. Mahaba na ang listahan natin ng hinanaing sa buhay. May nakita akong poster sa labas ng isang tindahan: “Gusto mo bang yumaman? Huwag ka nangContinue reading “What Qualities Can Help Us Make Things Happen”

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Sama-sama Tayong Magtulungan

This is the transcription of this video. Taga-Camalig, Albay po ako at isa kami sa mga nasalanta ng nagdaang super typhoon. Sa amin ang mga bidyo ng dike na nasira, ang nagsisiliparan na mga yero at ang flashfloods na galing sa Mayon. Bagaman ang mga nakunan ay nasa aming bayan, pareho po ang sinapit ngContinue reading “Sama-sama Tayong Magtulungan”

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Anong Gagawin Kung Hindi Pwedeng Bumisita sa Yumao?

This is the transcription of this video. Mahirap pumunta sa libingan ngayong darating na Undas. Iniiwasan ang pagkukumpol ng mga tao sa iisang lugar bilang pagsangga sa pagdami ng mga kaso ng Covid. Nguni’t maaari pa rin nating gunitain ang ating mga minamahal na mga yumao. Hindi pisikal na presensya ang kailangan ng mga yumao,Continue reading “Anong Gagawin Kung Hindi Pwedeng Bumisita sa Yumao?”

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Respect Differences

Note: This is a transcription of the video published in my Youtube channel. Here’s a link to that video. Mas madalas na ngayong maranasan ng mga bata ang pang-aapi o pambubully. 13% of them were made fun of, called names or insulted. 12% had rumours spread about them. 10% were cyberbullied. 5% were purposefully excluded,Continue reading “Respect Differences”

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