Monthly Archives: March, 2013

What’s in a Name?

For Pope Francis I, a lot, choosing a saint that embodies love of the poor. Love for him overflows from the Church, especially upon hearing him speak, seeing him smile. At the press conference held in the video above, even non-believers would not be able to help admiring him, having a soft heart for him. …

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Singing in the Rain

I blame Gene Kelly. It’s all his fault. Really. Him and his dimples and awesome dancing steps. And yes, his singing in the rain. I was a young child when I first watched his movie, “Singing in the Rain”, and it was then that I fell in love with singing, dancing, and yes, the rain. …

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Habemus Papam! Viva Pope Francis I!

When my husband alerted us right before he left for work that smoke has come out from the Vatican, signalling that a new pope has been elected, I couldn’t wait to get online myself. I did, however, have to patiently get the kids ready for school and give them hugs and kisses, wish them a …

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Joining the Papal Watch

Despite being saddened by the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, we in the Catholic Church has not only accepted such, but deem it an act of humility and selflessness on his part. With the Conclave convening today at the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel, we all wait and hope and pray for a new pope to be …

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Celebrating Women, Celebrating Me

Today is the International Women’s Day, which has been observed annually since the early 1900s. Today, I prayed for the intercession of the Our Blessed Mother and other women saints to keep watch over me, especially during my practical driving test earlier. The Virgin Mary reminded me to submit to God’s will, to ask for …

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Heal That Grumpy Old Man Please

What can I do besides frequently ask how is, send some monetary support, and worry my head off? I pray. I pray the Holy Rosary to ask for the Blessed Mother’s intercession. I pray to God and ask him to heal my dad. I found out early this morning that my father’s cough has turned …

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