MINISTRY IN THE PERIPHERIES

Last July 2017, I had a chance to visit my uncle’s mission assignment. If there is a place in the Philippines which can be perfectly described as a periphery and would make all other places seem like bliss, it would probably be the islands of Tawi-tawi in Sitangkai and Sibutu. …

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THE CARPENTRY AND THE RELIGIOUS

Last July 19, 2017, the Media and Communications Ministry of the Diocese of Cubao aired its seventh episode of its weekly Facebook Live Show called “The Carpentry:  Modern Day Nazareths, Our Places of Formation.”  It dealt with the theme “Bokasyon sa Buhay Relihiyoso, Dulot ng Pag-ibig at Inspirasyon,” with representatives …

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ICLDF MEET IN QUITO, ECUADOR

The International Council of Lay Dominican Fraternities (ICLDF) held annual regular sessions on July 17 – 20, 2017 at the Convento Maximo de Sto. Domingo, in Quito, the lovely capital city of Ecuador, the second highest official capital city in the world. The Council meet focused on the ongoing preparations …

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REMEMBERING FR. PEDRO

  Last June 29, Fr. Pedro Salgado, a Dominican priest who had devoted practically all his life in the service of farmers, especially those in Isabela, celebrated his birthday. When I greeted him “Happy Birthday,” he smiled and said: “I’m now 80 years old, a good age to die. Besides, …

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