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St. Therese of Lisieux

Generations of Catholics have admired this young saint, called her the “Little Flower”, and found in her short life more inspiration for own lives than in volumes by theologians. Yet Therese died when she was 24, after having lived as cloistered Carmelite for less than ten years. She never went on missions, never founded a religious order, never performed great ... Read More »

by Msgr. Antonio Pueyo

September 27, 2015
26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Three G’s Election fever is here, although we are still one year away  from it. When election time comes, traditional politicians in the Philippines rely on three powerful factors in order to win: guns, goons, and gold. Politicians hire armed men to protect themselves or to threaten rivals. Hence, there is the proliferation of the three G’s despite the election ... Read More »

by Msgr. Antonio Pueyo

September 6, 2015
23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Reflections  for September 6, 2015 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time  There was one wedding I conducted twenty  five years ago which I always remember with pride. How do you perform a wedding ceremony for  a couple  who  cannot speak and cannot hear?  I feel  proud to  be part of the life of two young people who fell in love while ... Read More »


  Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta The remarkable woman who would be known as Mother Theresa began life named Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. Born on August 26, 1910 in Skopje, she was the youngest child born to Nikola and Drane Bojaxhiu, Receiving her First Communion at the age of five, she was confirmed in November 1916. Her father died while she ... Read More »