Are you enchanting enough to bring people to God?
Noong nakaraang buwan, nakita natin ang biglang pag-angat ng UP Maroons sa Championship games pagkatapos ng 32 taong ng pagkatigang sa UAAP. Ito’y hindi inaasahan ng maraming sa aming taga-UP, dahil parang nasanay na kaming natatalo sa labanan. Sa larong UP vs Adamson, binabalikan ko ang sinabi ni Coach Bo Perasol sa isang interview: sabiContinue reading “Huwag Pagdudahan ang Sarili sa Panahon ng Kagipitan”
Inaalala natin ngayon ang pagpaslang kay Senador Ninoy Aquino, ang pangunahing kritiko ni Ferdinand Marcos, sa Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Maynila. Ang kanyang pagkamatay sa taong 1983 ang siyang nagmulat at gumising sa natutulog na damdamin ng taong-bayan. Nag-alsa ang milyung-milyong Pilipino na tinaguriang “People Power” sa buwan ng Pebrero 1986. Napatalsik ang dating Pangulong Marcos at iniluklok angContinue reading “Ang Higit na Pagmamahal sa Bayan”
JESCOM FILMS PHILIPPINES presents the feature film IGNACIO DE LOYOLA starring Andreas Muñoz, Javier Godino, and Julio Perillan. Coming July 2016. http://www.IgnacioDeLoyola.com #IgnacioMovie The movie is in English. It is intended for the GLOBAL audience. We want St. Ignatius to be known by the world. Jesuit Communications Foundation Inc (JESCOM) is the communications apostolate ofContinue reading “New Trailer: Ignacio de Loyola”
Ipinagdiriwang ngayong araw ang kauna-unahang Cathedral, ang San Juan Laterano na ipinagkaloob ni Emperador Constantino sa Kristiyanismo at nagsilbing sagisag ng pagiging opisyal na relihiyon ng buong kaharian ng Roma. Dahil dito, lumaganap ang pananampalataya sa buong daigdig. Dahil dito, pinagninilayan natin ang sinulat ni San Pablo ukol sa ating katawan bilang Templo ng EspirituContinue reading “Kuwento: Ang Ilaw ng Isang Maliit na Kandila”
Joseph C. Rost, in his book, Leadership for the Twenty-First Century, proposes a new paradigm for leadership studies. He asserts that the old industrial paradigm of leadership prevalent in the 20th century should move forward to the post-industrial understanding of leadership in the 21st century to fit in the post-modern era. He asserts that akinContinue reading “Book Review: Joseph C. Rost’s Leadership for the Twenty-First Century”
At the dinner table, I have been fortunate to sit with Fr. Ben Nebres SJ, former President of the Ateneo de Manila University. He is currently working for those people who are “more open to a paradigm shift” in choosing communities for service learning. He said that it is important to identify changes in theContinue reading “The Need To Have An Experience of Real Change”
Sometimes just seeing a problem differently can enable you to find new solutions. Try writing out the problem as a simple sentence or phrase and then, rewrite it, substituting one or two keywords with synonyms – use a thesaurus if necessary. If it’s a creative brief you’re working on, try rephrasing the proposition or theContinue reading “Finding a Solution: Rephrase a Problem”
Makita nawa natin ang ating sarili ayon sa mata ng Diyos.
22 July 2012 The 16th Sunday in Ordinary TimeJer 23:1-6; Psalm 23; Eph 2:13-18 Jeremiah, who lived from 627-586 BC, was called at the early age of 23 to the prophetic office. He prophesied at the most critical period in the history of Judah. The ‘shepherds’ such as the kings, priests and people were moreContinue reading “Good Leadership According to Jesus, Jeremiah and Paul”
Note: Click on this link for the first part of this article, PART I: The ability to make good choices. Before all else, we have to be aware that we are approaching this topic with a presupposition and a challenge: that the reader is educated and capable of research. Having said this, we proceed. First,Continue reading “Steps in Making an Informed Choice”
Click on this link for PART II: Steps in Making an Informed Choice. In the midst of many controversies and division, the Church provides guidelines to help us think within our own personal situations. Vatican II calls this our responsibility to glean the working of the Holy Spirit in the signs of the times. InContinue reading “The Ability to Make Good Choices”
18 August 2010 Wednesday of the 20th Week in Ordinary TimeEzekiel 34, 1-11; Psalm 23; Matthew 20, 1-6 The readings today are parables of shepherding. In the section from the book of the prophet Ezekiel, God declares the end of the wicked shepherds. God entrusted shepherds to take care for Israel, but instead they malignedContinue reading “The Wicked Shepherds”
23 July 2010 Friday of the 16th Week in Ordinary TimeJeremiah 3, 14-17; Psalm: Jeremiah 31:10-13; Matthew 13, 18-23 The Lord says to Jeremiah that the people have been wicked and rebellious. He desires their return to Him. He hopes to gather His children again in His Temple. In order to fulfill this desire, HeContinue reading “Shepherds After His Own Heart”
Choices in the life of a person cannot be underestimated. Mature and developed persons have made choices in their lives, and continually do so. They take great discerned risks. However, underdevelopment is a result of non-choices. Choices are done in a flash, in a brief moment, but commitment, which is one of our formal choices,Continue reading “How important are choices in commitments?”