Love as Baragatan

(Homily delivered during the opening of Baragatan Festival, June 16, 2017) Mayad na timprano canindong tanan! My favorite contemporary philosopher…

Fists in the air!

I’ve always been a sucker for people’s demos!  Fists in the air, strained, tired voices singing or chanting Bayan Ko,…

TQP: Leaving Footprints Behind

  I  was all of twenty three in 1978 when I first came face to face with Atty. Teodoro Quevedo…

Thrown to the Lions

What happened to Secretary Gina Lopez at the Commission on Appointments  recently is an abject lesson in real politics of…

Men in Suits

I turn on the T.V. first thing most mornings partly to see what Donald Trump has been up to. And…

Palawan’s Continuing HIV Problem

HIV in Palawan is continuing to spread and we are not doing enough to prevent further infections. Two of my…

GSB

Death came on a Good Friday, a most sacred date on a Catholic’s calendar. Gilbert S. Baaco, had just eaten…

GSB

Death came on a  Good Friday, a most sacred date on a Catholic’s calendar. Gilbert S. Baaco, had just eaten dinner…

Suffering as an Advantage

The world has already gone leaps and bounds of advancement in technology. It has already provided a superfluity of progression…

ENCOUNTERING POPE FRANCIS

It has been four years since Pope Francis has steered the rudder of the boat of Peter and has worn…