Migrants and immigrants share the commonality on the root cause of migration. Migration now becomes a forced choice, if we still can consider it a choice, for people to earn for a living and conserve the dignity as a person.
January 26, 2020, Third Sunday of Epiphany. A reflection on Matthew 4:12-23. “Immediately they left their nets, their boat and their father, and followed him.” (v20&22) How immediate was immediately? Brothers Simon and Andrew, James and John immediately left and followed Jesus. Why could this be? Can there be urgency? In her writing Fishing Economy […]
A Keynote to Migrante Europe – Second Congress San Martino Parish, Via Alfonso Lissi 11, 22110 Como, Italy, December 8, 2019 My dear esteemed members of Migrante Europe: It is a great privilege to have been invited to a gathering, a congress of the brave Filipino migrants in this part of the globe – the […]
December 29, 2019, First Sunday of Christmas. A reflection on Matthew 2:13-23. “Get up, take the child and his mother, and flee to Egypt, and remain there until I tell you; for Herod is about to search for the child, to destroy him.” Joseph listened and followed what the angel has been saying. It is […]