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50 Years and Looking Forward to Fifty More Years

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50 Years and Looking Forward to Fifty More Years
I just celebrated my fiftieth birthday. I was thinking of celebrating it with two other classmates from high school, but certain people insisted that I should celebrate the occassion at the parish. So I did, on the 15, ...
Personal

A Look Back at 2011

{ No Comment \ Tags: None \ Dec31 }
A Look Back at 2011
In just a few hours, 2012 will make its entrance. We've just had a preview of our media noche with a taste of patatim in kwapao and my Dad is bringing out with his collection of kwitis. The ...
Personal

Three Books for the Summer

{ 1 Comment \ Tags: None \ May19 }
Three Books for the Summer
I am currently on vacation and for the past few days I have been catching up on my reading. Normally, I finish a book and then afterwards I return to it for taking notes. That way, by ...
Personal

2010: My Review

{ 1 Comment \ Tags: \ Dec31 }
2010:  My Review
2010 was a good year. It is almost in the past, but as you know, the past is still present in memory. And so 2010 can be reviewed and can be an occassion for conversion and thanksgiving. Here is ...
Personal, Vocation

Simbang Gabi and a Prayer Granted

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Simbang Gabi and a Prayer Granted
It is December 16, once more; the Misa del Gallo (aka Simbang Gabi) begins! It is a feature of the Christmas celebrations every true blooded Filipino would miss if he celebrates Christmas outside the country. I know. ...
Personal, Vocation

A Blast from the Past — YMC Dec. 1978

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A Blast from the Past — YMC Dec. 1978
One of the nice things about a social networking site like Facebook is that it can bring one memories from the past. Joey Palmero (a.k.a. Matthew Maria) has uploaded a photo that includes myself, the whole Batch 2 and ...
BEC, MGCP, Ministry, Personal, PREX

The BEC Project and the PREX at MGCP

{ No Comment \ Tags: , , \ Nov19 }
The BEC Project and the PREX at MGCP
I was going through my old blogs and found out two that resulted from two events that really got me going in my ministry at the Mother of Good Counsel Parish in 2005. I reported for duty at the ...
Augustinians, Personal, Vocation

A Friar’s Story

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Some time in November 1999, a peculiar conversation came up during dinner. One of the friars I live with in the community asked us, the younger friars, how we came to know the Order of St. Augustine. ...
BEC, Bible Apostolate, MGCP, Personal, PREX

Milestones in a Journey

{ No Comment \ Tags: None \ Mar22 }
I am reviewing my journey taken until this point in relation to the BEC Ministry. An article I posted last year gives an overview of what I've accomplished from 2005 until last year (See My Interest in the BEC). In ...
Augustinians, Personal, Vocation

Monthly Events in this Friar’s Life

{ No Comment \ Tags: None \ Jan25 }
I have been going through my old appointment notebooks and this has helped me plot out another year in a parish setting. Here is what I got... MonthActivity JanuaryBible Week, Feast of Sto. Niño. My birthday. FebruarySome friar event. This ...
Personal

Spe Salvi and Some More Books

{ No Comment \ Tags: None \ Jan19 }
I took the opportunity to buy some more books during the Diocesan Biblical Convention held at the gym of the Colegio San Agustin-BiƱan. Among the books for sale was "Spe Salvi", the second encyclical of Pope Benedict XVI. It ...
Personal

Cash Gifts: Where They Went

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I received a number of cash gifts for Christmas a part of which I used to pay for another year of the Mystical Geek's web presence. What remained was used to purchase two books which I consider to be must-haves ...
Personal

Working On Some Other Things

{ No Comment \ Tags: None \ Nov16 }
I haven't been updating AgustinongPinoy and the Mystical Geek since I've been working on other things. I started recoding my old web tutorials and am currently posting them one by one at this site.. After I finish about ...

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