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Hoy gising!

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The story is told about a man who spends a good deal of his time in front of the TV. Once as he was watching the PBA championship, he dozed off.

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Today is the feast of Christ the King. When Jesus was crucified, a crude, wooden sign (caratola) was nailed over his head with the inscription INRI, which in Latin means “Iesus Nazarenus Rex Iudaeorum.” In English, “Jesus of Nazareth King of the Jews.”

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IN his book, “Life Is For Living,” religious philosopher Eric Butterworth tells the story of an expedition of scientists who set out to capture a particular species of monkey in the jungles of Africa. It was important that the monkeys be caught alive and unharmed.

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Missionaries at home

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One Sunday morning after saying Mass at the Sacred Heart Church in Kamuning some years ago, a couple approached me, their baby cuddled by the wife. “Father, we’re from this parish,” they greeted.

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Keep praying

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Gloria had no money to buy her food supply. After she had eaten the last slice of bread, she knelt down again and prayed in a loud voice, “Oh Lord, please let there be food for tomorrow, even if it’s just a loaf of bread.”

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Are you grateful?

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I remember a young man who entered the seminary. He went through high school and college but found after much discernment that he was not cut out for the priesthood.

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