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Are you ready?
by Ruben M. Tanseco, S.J. - January 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Are you ready to be a genuine, loving disciple of Christ? And for this to happen, are you ready to live your life as He did, whether you are single or married? A life of mercy and compassion.
God’s messengers
by Ruben M. Tanseco, S.J. - December 9, 2017 - 4:00pm
We belong to only one God, who manifests Himself in three Persons.
Anxiety and peace
by Ruben M. Tanseco, S.J. - October 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
Anxiety is a common response to human situations and problems that we encounter. It can either be light and short, or it can be heavy and long. In today’s second reading, we read from the Letter of St. Paul...
Love is the answer
by Ruben M. Tanseco, S.J. - September 9, 2017 - 4:00pm
All the three readings in today’s Holy Mass are focused on fraternal correction motivated by love.
Cross is Joy
by Ruben M. Tanseco, S.J. - July 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
Our first reading from the prophet Zechariah in today’s liturgy depicts our coming king as riding on an ass, in humility and poverty.
Holy Trinity
by Ruben M. Tanseco, S.J. - June 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
Holy Trinity. One God in Three Persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
Father-Son-Holy Spirit
by Ruben M. Tanseco, S.J. - May 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
Our all-loving God relates to us as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. This is how much He cares for us. He is our constant companion in all our human needs, unless we turn our backs on Him and become self-centered rather...
Indigenous Peoples Sunday
by Ruben M. Tanseco, S.J. - October 9, 2016 - 12:00am
Today, we are celebrating Indigenous Peoples Sunday. Let us focus on the native Filipinos, basically Malay, before the Spaniards and Americans came into the picture. In his book, History of the Filipino People, Teodoro...
Our ever-loving God
by Ruben M. Tanseco, S.J. - September 11, 2016 - 12:00am
What a loving and merciful God you and I belong to. Not only that, He is our ever-forgiving God. A genuine sign of repentance on our part is more than enough for Him to turn toward us and embrace us with his divine...
The cost of discipleship
by Ruben M. Tanseco, S.J. - August 14, 2016 - 12:00am
The sufferings and death of Jesus for the sake of love were the price of His resurrection. And so will it be for each one of us, if we want to be His true and loving disciples.
The Good Filipino?
by Ruben M. Tanseco, S.J. - July 10, 2016 - 12:00am
Our Gospel reading for today is all about the Good Samaritan (Lk. 10:25-37).
Up and down
by Ruben M. Tanseco, S.J. - May 7, 2016 - 10:00am
Indeed, what an all-loving Triune God we are blessed with.
The power of compassion
by Ruben M. Tanseco, S.J. - March 12, 2016 - 9:00am
Three qualities of the person of Christ come out strongly in today’s Gospel incident: His wisdom, justice, and compassion (Jn. 8:1-11). The clever scribes and Pharisees brought before Him a woman who was caught...
Be not afraid
by Ruben M. Tanseco, S.J. - February 13, 2016 - 9:00am
Jesus gives His love for all mankind. Ecumenical and interfaith. This is what my faith tells me. The very person of Christ reaches out to all.
Baptism is love
by Ruben M. Tanseco, S.J. - January 9, 2016 - 9:00am
The Lord loves us so much that He came to be one among us. He could have come already as an adult, but He chose to be an infant of a loving family, like each one of us. Not only that.
John to Jesus
by Ruben M. Tanseco, S.J. - December 12, 2015 - 9:00am
The Lord’s greatest gift to us for Christmas is no less than his very person, as humanized by his power of love. This liberates us from the love of power, as personalized by Satan.
Mite as might
by Ruben M. Tanseco, S.J. - November 7, 2015 - 9:00am
Let us celebrate today as Widow’s Day. We humbly bow our heads in praise for the numerous widows who have lovingly raised their families and served their communities with such dedication, sacrifice, and faith...
Spiritual detachment
by Ruben M. Tanseco, S.J. - October 10, 2015 - 10:00am
In today’s Gospel reading, a rich, young man who had been faithfully following God’s commandments approached Jesus and asked if he would be rewarded with eternal life. With love in his heart, Jesus responded:...
To die is to live
by Ruben M. Tanseco, S.J. - September 12, 2015 - 10:00am
“He summoned the crowd with his disciples and said to them, ‘Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me. For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but...
Bread for All
by Ruben M. Tanseco, S.J. - August 8, 2015 - 10:00am
Today’s Gospel reading quotes Jesus:  “I am the living bread that came down from heaven; whoever eats this bread will live forever; and the bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the...
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