God Moments

Stations of the Cross (Holy Land Pilgrimage 2016)

One of the most memorable events we did during our Pilgrimage in Holy Land in 2016 was to retrace the way of Jesus  to Calvary while praying the Stations of the Cross on the streets of Jerusalem. I didn’t have the prepared traditional guide for the stations, so the night before we walked the way […]

The meaning of Christmas

Christmas is here once again… We are invited that we keep our focus more closely and more especially  on the coming of Christ. Christ is the real reason for this season. It is because of Christ in the first place that this season makes sense. We endeavour to celebrate this season with joy, of giving, loving, […]

Fourth Sunday of Advent 2016 AD

Christmas is in the air. Christmas ‘buzz’ is all around us. On this 4th Sunday of Advent, we are reminded to keep our focus more closely and more especially now to the coming of Christ. Let us not just focus on how we celebrate Christmas or who are we celebrating it with, but more so […]

One saint, One faith, One celebration…

A multicultural thanksgiving celebration for the Canonization of San Pedro Calungsod at St Therese Parish, Kennington, Australia A week after the canonization of San Pedro Calungsod with six other new saints by Pope Benedict XVI, the Filipino faithful in Bendigo area celebrated the thanksgiving mass in honour of this newest Filipino canonized saint. The celebration […]

Marriage: Willed and designed by God

  Since tomorrow’s gospel speaks about the basic ground of human marriage- that is, it is designed and willed by God from the beginning, I am posting here as part 1 of my Sunday reflection online, a piece of my 25,000 word theological synthesis which  I did last year to complete my Academic requirements for […]

Meditation on the Seven Last Words of Jesus

Seven last words of Jesus on the Cross  1.”Father, forgive them; for they do not know what they are doing.”  Lk. 23: 34. Pater, dimitte illis, quia nesciunt, quid faciunt. – Even on the cross, Jesus thinks of others. Not only that, he justifies those who crucified him saying to his Father ‘they do not know […]

The way to Friendship with God: Prayer

Prayer is not only doing something…but more so, being something to someone. In prayer we not only ask God what we want or need but we are making ourselves available for God to work something beautiful and salvific in and through us.  Click this link and see: The beauty of prayer. Or ponder on this story: […]