Faith as a seafarer’s weapon

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 09/21/2021

A seafarer’s faith is his most powerful weapon  in overcoming difficult emotional, or even dangerous, shipboard conditions and in making life at sea bearable in many ways. During the guesting of past winners of the Ten Outstanding…

These remarkable biblical wonders are still on our maps today

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 04/07/2020

Biblical places written in the bible have significant roles in our history. Some of these places were centers of ancient power or trade, these places were even the heart of an empire. Many of these places have…

The ‘palm tree’ is actually a grass giant and here are its uses

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 04/05/2020

Palm trees are exotic plants native to countries with warmer climates. With 2600 species, some varieties are suitable for use as houseplants to decorate homes. The most well-known varieties are the date palm and the coconut tree…

An elderly woman inspires netizens with her simple act of devotion

Immae Lachica 12/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— In glorifying the Lord there should be no excuses, and that’s exactly what this old lady showed that has touched a netizen’s heart. Lorna Lintu-a, 20, from Malungon, Sarangani Province, shared on her Facebook…

The interesting symbols of Easter 

Isabella Kristianne M. Angan 04/16/2019

Eggs, bunnies, and a cross – these are symbols that usually come up every Easter, despite not having any correlation with each other. For Filipinos, the cross is the most obvious symbol of Easter, but the Bible…

Customs exec uses Bible verses to fight corruption in government service

USJ-R Intern Rosalie Abatayo 10/02/2017

FOR Lawyer Edward James Dy Buco, corruption is a work of the devil that can only be eradicated using the Word of God. With the prevalent scandals of corruption at the Bureau of Customs (BOC) where Dy…

Easter and women

Madrileña de la Cerna 04/15/2017

Easter is the time when we commemorate the death of Jesus and celebrate His resurrection. It is also a time when we reflect on what it means to be a Christian. Traditional Easter stories and pageants celebrated…

Not counting women and children

Madrileña de la Cerna 03/18/2017

Going over reading materials for the Lenten season, Megan McKenna’s “Not Counting Women and Children. Neglected Stories from the Bible” caught my interest. The main story was on the feeding of thousands, from the Gospel of Matthew…

MAO BA?

Editorial 01/31/2017

GAY LANGUAGE Rather than a straightforward interview, a reporter and his news source decided to talk using gay lingo. The reporter was shocked when the news source said, “Ilab-ilab ra ba si oka.” (I used gay language).…

Repackaging the Church’s teachings

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 11/03/2016

Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell.” (Matthew 10:28 New International Version). Freedom of…

Our tattered mortal dress

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 10/22/2016

In 1885, the French painter Jacques Joseph Tissot, who changed his first name to James, experienced a reawakening of his Catholic faith. His mother, Marie Durand, herself a Catholic, had made sure that he would grow up…

Angels, sex videos and truth

Jason A. Baguia 10/07/2016

An inside joke among some biblical scholars holds that the reason most appearing angels greet humans with the line “Be not afraid” is their frightening appearance. The anthropomorphic renditions of angels in art, basically as winged babies…

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