Protecting the young

Sofia Aliño Logarta 02/21/2018

Dr. Madrileña de la Cerna declared in her column last Sunday: “(Shoot them in the vagina, so that…), I could not believe when I read about the incident because it was uttered by the head of state…

In CDN, since the beginning

Sofia Aliño Logarta 02/14/2018

It must have been the desire to make sure that females had a voice in CDN that the Legal Alternatives for Women (LAW) Center, Inc. was invited to be part of the paper. In turn Madz was…

Learning about gender and women’s concerns

Sofia Aliño Logarta 02/07/2018

In attempting to guide grade 10 students in learning about women’s issues in Contemporary Issues Class, I was fortunate to have the January 2017 special issue on “The Shifting Landscape of Gender.” In discussing gender gaps, it…

Reminders

Sofia Aliño Logarta 01/31/2018

Legal Alternatives for Women Center, Inc. through its program, Sa Mata sa Kababayen-an aired by CCTN connected us with the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) through the guesting of its present chairperson, Dr. Rhodora Masilang-Bucoy. The sharing…

Legal Alternatives for Women (LAW) Center, Inc., 22 years

Sofia Aliño Logarta 01/24/2018

Last Saturday, Fiesta of the Señor Sto. Niño, LAW Center, Inc. celebrated its founding anniversary with a Eucharistic celebration and general assembly. Fr. Aladdin, OSA reminded us of the virtues of the Holy Child: Humility, openness, trust…

Let devotion grow into a sense of mission

Sofia Aliño Logarta 01/17/2018

Orlando P. Carvajal’s column, “Opiate 1” (implies that “Opiate 2” will follow) closes with this scathing declaration: “Thus, it appears to me now as an adult that the teeming masses of poor Filipinos are the descendants of…

With ‘fear and hope’

Sofia Aliño Logarta 01/10/2018

Last Saturday evening in her reflection on the Gospel on the Magi, the Scalabrini nun, Sr. Maru, reminded the DZMM listeners that she hoped that the zeal of the people over the Nazarene would not be a…

Beginning

Sofia Aliño Logarta 01/03/2018

Fr. Martin Tobin, CSsR provided a very helpful introduction in the Redemptorist Parish Mass to welcome the New Year. He clarified that She was not only Mother of Christ but also truly Mother of God. This is…

Concern for the innocents

Sofia Aliño Logarta 12/27/2017

The Redemptorists Fr. Jerry and Fr. Chris joyfully expressed gratitude for the overflowing of generosity in response to the calls for sharing in celebration of Christmas. There was so much surplus that Fr. Chris and the other…

“A star to discover”

Sofia Aliño Logarta 12/20/2017

Every Christmas, I bring in this quote from “Simple Abundance” of Sarah Ban Breathnach: “If as Herod, we fill our lives with things, and again with things; if we consider ourselves as unimportant that we must fill…

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