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We can rebuild from the ruins. We can rebuild with one another.
We can surely speak of Easter even in the midst of this crisis, but dare we not speak of Easter if this pandemic does not change us
We participate in Christ's resurrection if we desire not just to be saved from COVID-19 but to help in saving people from this disease
For those who have faith, death is not the end of life but marks the beginning of another journey. It is when life is transformed, and all of life’s sorrows are converted into a passage into another realm.
Beyond this pandemic and unto life everlasting, may our only regret and sadness be that we have not loved enough
We are called by God to uphold justice and protect the least, the last, and the lost during this time of crisis
Bishop Pablo Virgilio David draws Holy Week reflections from a recent Rappler report about a COVID-19 frontliner who herself contracted the dreaded disease
There is goodness everywhere now even in the middle of great sadness. And there is so much faith and full dependence on the One who sees everything.
This quarantine invites us to celebrate Passover as God originally commanded it. Stay inside. Let God be God as He passes by.
Let us not focus on the suffering, but on what we can do to alleviate it
Today, we are challenged by John in his letter: 'We know love by this, that he laid down his life for us—and we ought to lay down our lives for one another'
We cannot and must not escape this reality of uncertainty. We have to face it, pray over it, and wrestle with it – and perhaps let go of the need to know why.
It was like God was telling me: 'Kirk, you guys claim that your business is about me, that everything you do is for me. Put your money where your mouth is.'
It is clearly not the powerful and influential in society that we must attend to but those who are weak and vulnerable
The Bible offers comforting answers to questions we have in this time of global pandemic
St Pauls Philippines takes pilgrims rendered homebound by COVID-19 to a virtual Visita Iglesia of the ancient churches of the Archdiocese of Nueva Segovia in Ilocos Sur
Proclaim our coming victory over this pandemic, a victory only possible if we don't give up on ourselves, if we don't give up on each other, if we don't give up on God
Even if we are isolated, thought and spirit can go far with the creativity of love. This is what we need today: the creativity of love.
St Pauls Philippines takes the faithful through the Way of the Cross in Tagudin, Ilocos Sur
A spiritual teacher, Eckhart Tolle, gives us a piece of advice to overcome negative emotions: Live in the now
We must have the courage to declare with hope: We are Christians. We believe in happy endings. If it’s not yet happy, then it’s not yet the end.
Good Friday may have come too soon for us, but in hope we will experience Easter
Have we forgotten that the Eucharist was really for him (and for the potential Judases that we all can turn into)?