Morality in politics
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Published in the Philippine Daily Inquirer on January 4, 2018 “Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet!” writes Rudyard Kipling in “The Ballad of East and West.” That seems an apt description of … Read More

Mary, handmaid of the Lord
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A homily given by Fr. Emmanuel Alfonso, SJ at the Jesuit Residence on 20 December 2017 Mary said, “Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word.” After a few encounters … Read More

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Nicasio’s well-kept secrets
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Homily at wake mass, 11 December 2017, LHS Fr. Nono Alfonso, SJ At the Jesuit Residence, where Fr. Nick and I lived together for years, with other happy and fun-loving Jesuits, we vowed to each other to preach at each … Read More

Moral fallacies
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By Nono Alfonso, SJ Published in inquirer.net November 22, 2017 Can a Christian support the government’s war on drugs that has already claimed thousands of lives? If the surveys are to be believed, the majority of this predominantly Christian nation … Read More

How to fight tyranny: practical tips
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Fr. Nono Alfonso, SJ Philippine Daily Inquirer, October 5, 2017 “Duck, cover, and hold.” We are now familiar with this stratagem, thanks to the regular drills of the Metro Manila Development Authority. This concrete and practical tip may spell the … Read More

JesCom at 38th Manila International Bookfair
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It’s bookfair time! JesCom will be at the 38th Manila International Bookfair, the biggest and longest running-book fair in the country. Visit us at Booth Nos. 235-236 at SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia from September 13 (Wednesday) to September … Read More