Archive for the ‘Your Stories’ Category

On Giving – An Essay by Ms. Rica Bolipata Santos

Saturday, June 11th, 2011

Today, I share with you an essay by Ms. Rica Bolipata Santos. I am grateful to her for giving me permission to share this piece with our parish of Christ the King last December in time for Christmas and I also post it here for our web readers.

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Fr. Francis Alvarez, S.J. and His Reflections on Lent

Saturday, April 9th, 2011

Just before the Lenten Season started with Ash Wednesday, my husband and I found ourselves at the Ateneo de Manila High School, attending a sunset mass with the class of my son and his teacher, Mr. Onofre Pagsanghan. We were lucky to have Mr. Francis Alvarez, S.J., a very young priest, to share with us his views on Lent.

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A Family In Faith by Miss Rica Bolipata Santos

Friday, January 2nd, 2009

Miss Rica Bolipata Santos is the editor of my book Mom’s A Stewardess. Prior to working with her on the book, I did not know her personally and I just took a chance to e-mail her to ask if she did edit books. Prior to that, I was particularly touched by an essay that she wrote about “being rich” which appeared in the Philippine Star, so much so that even if I didn’t know her, I sent her e-mail just to let her know that her essay spoke to me.

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Suzette Yu Kho

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

The following piece, entitled Saved by Little Angels, was written by Suzette Yu-Kho. She is a Kindermusik teacher and shares how pursuing her vocation in educating children helped her cope with the loss of her dear father. Thank you Suzette for sharing this with us.

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How Are You Spending Your Dash?

Sunday, July 27th, 2008

The Dash is an inspirational poem written by Linda Ellis. There’s a mini-movie (well not really a movie) made for the poem and this was shared with me by my boss at work.

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Gerry Esquivel

Sunday, April 13th, 2008

When you graduated from grade school, high school, or college, do you remember who your commencement speaker was and what he or she spoke about? I don’t.

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