Love as Baragatan

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

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…

“To Follow The Voice”

On March 9, Bishop Mesiona presided over the Chrism Mass in his cathedral, the Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Puerto Princesa…

The Anatomy of Temptation

The season of Lent is an opportune time for renewal of relationships with God and with one another. It is…

Sad Faced

Days ago I posted: “My Facebook account is signing off starting this Wednesday… that season.. those reasons.” It has hit…

New Signposts

Days before his official shepherding duty commences, then Bishop-elect (now a full-pledged Bishop) Socrates Mesiona has already arrived in Puerto…

THE BEAUTY OF BEING DARK

Today, or more precisely tonight, begins the wonderful tradition of Simbang Gabi. This is the last stretch of preparation for…

IMPORTANTE PERO NAISASANTABI

Not a few posted on Facebook that their Christmas Tree had just been mounted. Filipinos have certainly embraced this predominantly…

A MYSTERY OF SORTS

November seems to be the spontaneous choice of time for ordination of every man of the cloth in Palawan. This…