Memorial of Saint Boniface, Bishop and Martyr

Who is a leader?  What do we expect of a leader?  When do we say that a leader is good or effective?  The people in Jesus’ time also asked similar questions.  Who is the Messiah?  What should we expect of a Messiah?   Are you the one? In Jesus’ time, as well as in ours, many…

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Mga Minamahal na Deboto ng Mahal na Ina ng Manaoag

Mga Minamahal na Deboto ng Mahal na Ina ng Manaoag Inay ko po! Nay ko po! We instinctively call our mothers when we are surprised, afraid, in pain or we simply do not know what to do. A hospice nurse in Germany observed something common among those who are dying: “Almost everyone is calling for…

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We heal as one: Communion, community and common good

We heal as one: Communion, community and common good  “What are we going to do? This man is performing many signs […], if we let Him go like this, all will believe in him (John 11:47-48)”. This is how John the Evangelist narrated to us the motive behind the plot to kill Jesus. In those…

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Bring Jesus to devotees through the Blessed Sacrament

Around the globe, anxiety, worry and fear become a palpable reality as we see the increasing number of deaths, hungry people, joblessness, in everyday news as a result of Covid19 pandemic. As a parish priest, it is my primary duty to assure the flock that the Good Shepherd is with us. He never abandoned us!…

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MY FIRST EASTER

MY FIRST EASTER There’s a first time for everything. And when we do something for the very first time, it is always exciting. Exciting in a sense that you feel different emotions. Nakakatuwa na nakakatakot. Nariyan ang thrill but at the same time nariyan din ang kaba. Gusto nating gawing memorable ang gagawin nating bagay…

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SEND-OFF RITUAL

Send-off Ritual is a prayer to accompany the pilgrim image in her visitation to Apo Baket’s Devotees.

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PILGRIM IMAGE VISITATION

This fiesta, in place of the traditional procession, the pilgrim image of Apo Baket visits her devotees in the Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan.

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