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Nariyan: Hangad to Celebrate 26th Anniversary With Album Launching and Concert

Nariyan: Hangad to Celebrate 26th Anniversary With Album Launching and Concert

What is your heart’s desire? Ano ang iyong pagha-hangad? Interestingly, the Filipino word ‘hangad’ captures both the activity of mind and heart; an activity of one’s total being. It’s been 26 years since Hangad Music Ministry first expressed their heart’s desire and endures. Since then, […]

Living Laudato Si’: The Ecological Challenge of Pope Francis Book Launched!

Living Laudato Si’: The Ecological Challenge of Pope Francis Book Launched!

On September  26, 2017, Manny Bautista launched his first book entitled Living Laudato  Si’: The Ecological Challenge of Pope Francis. The said event was initiated by the Claretian Communications Foundation, Inc. together with the Graduate School of the Mother of Good Counsel Seminary. With the different nature […]

The 38th Manila International Book Fair 2017: Larger Than Ever!

The 38th Manila International Book Fair 2017: Larger Than Ever!

Thousands of bookworms and knowledge enthusiasts gathered at the 38th Manila International Book Fair held in SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City last September 13 – 17, 2017. The annual MIBF continues to be the country’s biggest and longest-running book fair for almost four decades. […]

What does it mean to be poor?

What does it mean to be poor?

According to surveys, a large percentage of Filipinos consider themselves as poor. Poverty, in a literal sense of having no fixed jobs, not eating thrice a day, doesn’t have a good dwelling place to rest and probably can’t afford schooling. Our country indeed suffers from […]

Is Man Comparable to a Machine?

Is Man Comparable to a Machine?

We live into a world that is truly amazing! What we see, what we hear all comes from the wonderful works of the Absolute. We are God’s masterpieces. We are special in the eyes of God. We are created last for humankind to have a […]

Why You Need to Change Now: Problems and Where to Go

Why You Need to Change Now: Problems and Where to Go

We live not in bed of roses. We sometimes experience thorns along the way. Life is beautiful when we don’t have problems isn’t? However, it can also be as devilish as hell when we encounter limiting and painful experiences. I can say that people have […]

Love and Family: A Metaphysical Reflection on Gabriel Marcel

Love and Family: A Metaphysical Reflection on Gabriel Marcel

  In the study of Metaphysics, the metaphysician tries to at least grasp knowledge of the whole of reality. He therefore acknowledges that all around him exist in a particular mode of existence. He sees that as a part of reality, there are beings interconnected […]

The Challenge for a Millennial Reader

The Challenge for a Millennial Reader

­­Deep reading means  array of sophisticated processes that propel comprehension and that include inferential and deductive reasoning, analogical skills, critical analysis, reflection and insight. A reader might just need milliseconds to execute these processes and it would develop his level of thinking and comprehension. According […]

Love and Les Misérables

Love and Les Misérables

“To love another person is to see the face of God.”― Victor Hugo The question “What is love?” generates a host of issues: love is an abstract noun which means for some it is a word unattached to anything real or sensible, that is all; […]

THE ART OF LETTING GO:  Five Practical Tips on How to Move- on After  Break-up

THE ART OF LETTING GO: Five Practical Tips on How to Move- on After Break-up

Letting go is one of the painful post relationship statuses a lover can experience. It is painful for a fact that one gave all what he/she have: time, efforts, whole heart and attention but ending up being left behind or alone. “Moving on” is the […]