WSC Circle – January 13, 2019

Word Sharing Circle (WSC) Reflection Guide January 13, 2019 – Feast of the Baptism of the Lord (Cycle C, Year I) Community Word: Christ is the revelation of God’s glory to the world. Theme: God’s glory is revealed when we allow the Holy Spirit to renew our lives. Promise: “…upon…...

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WSC Circle – January 6, 2019

Word Sharing Circle (WSC) Reflection Guide January 6, 2019 – Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord (Cycle C, Year I) Community Word: Christ is the revelation of God’s glory to the world. Theme: God’s glory is revealed when we offer to Jesus our time, talent and treasure. Promise: “…He…...

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Letter to my Godson Seth

Archbishop Socrates B. Villegas’ open letter to his godson Seth on New Year’s Eve Dear Seth, Nothing is easy these days when it comes to rearing children like you. You are subjected to so much vulgarity and violence that I fear you might catch the wrong values which can ruin…...

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Reflection for January 2019

Community Word: Christ is the revelation of God’s glory to the world Order: “Give to the Lord the glory due his name.” (Ps 29:2a) Reflection: New Year begins with a beautiful message of hope in the person of Jesus Himself, God’s revelation to man. Jesus Christ, our Savior and Redeemer,…...

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WSC Circle – December 30, 2018

Word Sharing Circle (WSC) Reflection Guide December 30, 2018 – Feast of the Holy Family (Cycle C, Year I) Community Word: Disciples of Christ prepare their hearts for His coming with joy. Theme: We prepare for Christ’s coming when we let God be the center of our family life. Promise:…...

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WSC Circle – December 23, 2018

Word Sharing Circle (WSC) Reflection Guide December 23, 2018 – 4th Sunday of Advent (Cycle C, Year I) Community Word: Disciples of Christ prepare their hearts for His coming with joy. Theme: We prepare for Christ’s coming when we accept and obey the will of God in our lives. Promise:…...

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Community Word for February 2019

COMMUNITY WORD FOR FEBRUARY 2019 (WORD, THEMES AND PROMISES) READINGS February 3 – Jer 1:4-5, 17-19/Ps 71:1-6, 15, 17/1Cor 12:31-13; Lk 4:21-30 February 10 – Is 6:1, 2, 3-8/Ps 138:1-8/1Cor 15:1-11/Lk 5:1-11 February 17 – Jer 17:5-8/Ps 1:1-4, 6/1Cor 15:12, 16-20/Lk 6:17, 20-26 February 24 – Sm 26:2,7-9,12,13,22,23/Ps 103:1-4,8,10,12,13/1Cor 15:45-49/Lk…...

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2018 Christmas Greetings From the Council of Servant Leaders

2018 Christmas Greetings From the Council of Servant Leaders Christmas is a celebration of faith. As Christians clothed with faith in our God, we celebrate not for the merriment that enlivens the season, but to herald the coming of our Divine Savior so that we, humans as we are, will…...

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2018 Christmas Message of Archbishop Angel N. Lagdameo, D.D.

2018 Christmas Message of Archbishop Angel N. Lagdameo, D.D. Archbishop Emeritus of Jaro and Global Spiritual Director of the BLD Community Years ago the most important decorations in churches, stores, parks, and in many homes was the CRIB in varied and beautiful presentations. As we contemplate before such cribs, we…...

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WSC Circle – December 16, 2018

Word Sharing Circle (WSC) Reflection Guide December 16, 2018 – 3rd Sunday of Advent (Cycle C, Year I) Community Word: Disciples of Christ prepare their hearts for His coming with joy. Theme: We prepare for Christ’s coming when we gladly share our blessings with others. Promise: “The peace of God…...

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