Reflections

Unbidden

Homily of Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Alfonso, SJ27 Mar 21, Saturday of the Fifth Week of Lent I was postponed from pronouncing my first vows. That’s when I first met Salty. Every day, I would come to Ateneo for classes but would commute back to the Novitiate in Novaliches where I was semi-quarantined from my batchmates. …

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Joseph’s Brand

Blood is thicker than water! That is a very familiar slogan for us all, especially for us Filipinos. It points to the power of our blood relations, the primacy of filial love. I recall that saying because both readings today seem to speak about filial love, in particular parental love. In the first reading, our …

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