King Solomon: The Wisest (and Most Foolish) Man Who Ever Lived

If given the chance to meet one person from the past, I’d like to meet Solomon ─ the wisest and yet the most foolish man who ever lived. I want to ask him how it feels to be the smartest person on Earth and witness how he resolves issues and problems. Solomon, whose name means…

Learning God’s Words at a Young Age

Kids these days appreciate more the latest songs, mobile games, and movies than Bible scriptures. They can recite the song’s lyrics and quote a line from a movie but knows nothing of God’s word. If given five minutes to talk about something to a group of young schoolchildren, I will share a short Bible story…

Reincarnation: A Personal Belief in This Modern-Day World

Reincarnation has always been a baffling subject of debate throughout modern human history. More than an issue of mystery surrounding the connection of life and death, this concept has divided the religious populations. People living nowadays are so futuristic that we often set sight on what the future holds rather than think of where the…

Visita Iglesia: Why Does the Tradition Live on?

We have many ways to reflect Christ’s life, passion, death, and resurrection. Fasting, abstinence, repentance, and turning away from sins are common activities during Holy Week. Apart from these, Visita Iglesia or Church Visit is one of them. We learn the custom from the Augustinian friars. They are the first missionaries in the Philippines who…

Eight Most Beautiful Catholic Churches in the World

A church is a place of worship or a house of God. This, perhaps, is the reason we see churches with stunning designs. With their artistic beauty, they also become world’s famous places to visit. Here’s a list of amazingly built Catholic churches across the world. These famous houses of worship will truly fascinate you….

Top 10 Worship Songs to Add to Your Playlist This Lent

One great way to worship God and celebrate this lent season is through music. Whenever you’re down and needs guidance, feel His presence by listening to these songs. The songs on this list are my favorites and as a music lover, I am hoping that you’ll love them too! Who Am I – Casting Crowns…

Dangers and Health Risks of Penitence during Holy Week

It is during Lent season when Catholic and Christian faithful perform acts that depict regret and sorrow for wrongdoings. These acts of penance aim for the remission of sins. Some devotees believe that these acts and expressions of repentance will not just cleanse their human and spiritual body but also help cure their illness and…

Top Religious Mobile Apps for Catholics: Why Do They Exist?

Today, mobile apps seem to have become synonymous with online games. While mobile apps are a great source of fun and entertainment, they are also a useful tool for practically everything— a guide for cooking, access to news and weather advisories, free chat, and many other things that may help you perform activities with ease….

Top 5 Easy Meatless Recipes to Cook This Lent

Tired of thinking what to cook this Lent? Cooking should not be this stressful. Make your family happy and their tummy full with these easy to cook meatless recipes. 1. Braised Shrimp – 2 lbs. shrimp – 5 onions, sliced – ½ cup oil – 2 cups canned tomatoes – 1 tsp. parsley, chopped Cover…

Traditions to Celebrate the Holy Week — the Filipino Way

Known for its rich culture, the Philippines boasts its many different traditions for each occasion and season throughout the year. These customs have been around since ancient times and still passing on from one generation to another. Lenten is one of the most widely celebrated seasons in the country. Being the bastion of Christianity in…

Top 6 Religious Places to Visit This Lenten Season

Whether you want to reflect, do acts of penance, or witness the different ways on how Filipinos express their devotion, here are the top 6 places to visit this season of Lent. 1. Moriones Festival, Marinduque The Moriones refers to the masked and costumed penitents who march around the town for seven days searching for…