Monday, June 13, 2005
The girls -- candidates for the nunnery -- clean their dormitory before leaving for their new home where they will wear the novice's habit for the first time. Sign in to see full entry.
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Thursday, May 19, 2005
I Blessed Benedict
Clara came to me some seven months ago with a problem. A domestic helper who works for a next-door neighbor came to her for advice. The girl was one month pregnant but she wasn't ready to be a mother yet, so she wanted to know where she should go to get an abortion. Clara, a devoted Catholic,... Sign in to see full entry.
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Thursday, April 14, 2005
Ladies, If You Hear These Pickup Lines, He's Catholic
10. May I offer you a light for that votive candle? 9. Hi there. My buddy and I were wondering if you would settle a dispute we're having. Do you think the word should be pronounced HOMEschooling, or homeSCHOOLing? 8. Sorry, but I couldn't help notice how cute you look in that ankle-length,... Sign in to see full entry.
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Thursday, April 7, 2005
These are just a few of the people I had the chance to meet in my 5 PM walks around the churchyard... Sign in to see full entry.
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Wednesday, April 6, 2005
5 PM At The Churchyard
I just began a new habit this week: take a walk near the church yard at precisely 5 PM. Guess what I found? Kids from six months to three years old accompanied by their mothers or nannies. It turns out that since 5 PM is the time when shadows lengthen and a breeze from Laguna de Bay starts to blow... Sign in to see full entry.
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Thursday, February 17, 2005
New Drugs For Women
D A M N I T O L Take 2 and the rest of the world can go to hell for up to 8 full hours. ST. M O M M A’S W O R T Plant extract that treats mom’s depression by rendering preschoolers unconscious for up to two days. E M P T Y N E S T R O G E N Suppository that eliminates melancholy and loneliness by... Sign in to see full entry.
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Tuesday, February 1, 2005
Her Memory of Me
M. was my classmate in high school. She was nice and pretty, not "hot" or "sexy". It was more due to this latter that I didn't pay her attention then. Now she is a successful businesswoman. Yesterday, she invited me to bless one of her business establishments. After the blessing me went to their old... Sign in to see full entry.
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Tuesday, January 18, 2005
Female Guests On My Birthday
Yesterday's birthday celebration at home marked a first in my whole life. For the first time, I invited women to our house. The fact struck me as Dad and I were on our way to Cherry Foodarama (Antipolo) to buy additional "handa" for lunch. The only other time when I "brought" girls to our house was... Sign in to see full entry.
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Thursday, January 6, 2005
She was standing by a hotdog stand munching on her sandwich. I thought she looked familiar and then she turned and with a shout cried out to me: "Hello, Father! What are you doing in the mall!" I wanted to say "Looking for a lost sheep" but then I also recognized who she was with, her boyfriend.... Sign in to see full entry.
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Wednesday, November 24, 2004
AIDS and Women
This is a Zenit.ORG report about the Pontifical Council for Health Care Workers' message for World AIDS Day: AIDS Hits Women Harder, Warns Vatican Cardinal Lozano Barragán Stresses Scope of Pandemic VATICAN CITY, NOV. 24, 2004 ( Zenit.org ).- The Vatican says the impact of HIV/AIDS on women, whose... Sign in to see full entry.
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Who says a male celibate cannot have friends from the opposite sex? The celibate life challenges the sexual person to relationships that go deeper -- or higher -- than the genital level.