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…

His battle

Loreen Sarmiento 01/24/2016

When David came face to face with the Philistine giant named Goliath, he did not boast of his weapon ( he only had a slingshot), his strength (his body was small) or his company (he was alone).…

Transcendence

Jason A. Baguia 01/24/2016

Sister constantly reminded us to take our faith beyond Bible class, an oasis to the spirit amid the desert of Dubai where she taught me and about twenty other boys for at least two years. Come to…

Cops distribute school supplies to streetkids

Apple Ta-as 06/14/2015

DESPITE the summer heat, 6-year-old Junrey Darangina was giddy as he lined up to receive a  plastic bag filled with school  supplies. Junrey and his siblings Jacquelyn,11, and Cheramie, 9, were among 39 street children who received…

A view of the sea

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 02/02/2014

The sea offers a most exhilarating view.  At high tide, as the breeze touches the face with the softest of feathers, the water sways, trying to balance itself.  But from a distance the unevenness of the waves…

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