Monthly Archives: December 2018

“Meeting Jesus in 2019 with Mary”: The Lord Is My Chef New Year Recipe Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, 01 January 2019

The Lord Is My Chef New Year Recipe Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, 01 January 2019 Numbers 6:22-27///Galatians 4:4-7///Luke 2:16-21             One of my favorite sayings came from the waiting the room of our former family dentist Dr. Eddie Calalec of Meycauyan, Bulacan that says, “Time is fast for those […]

“On Becoming Children of God”: The Lord Is My Chef Sunday Recipe Feast of the Holy Family, 30 December 2018

The Lord Is My Chef Sunday Recipe Feast of the Holy Family, 30 December 2018 1 Samuel 1:20-22, 24-28///1 John 3:1-2, 21-24///Luke 2:41-52          Christmas reminds us that Jesus Christ comes through our family in the same manner He came through the husband and wife of Joseph and Mary.  It is right […]

Bishop urges priests, “Be News writers and casters in the world today”

By Sem. Kendrick Ivan B. Panganiban Bocaue, Bulacan December 27, 2018 Today, at the Clergy Christmas Thanksgiving Mass at St. Martin of Tours Parish – Diocesan Shrine of Mahal na Poon ng Krus sa Wawa in this town, Cubao Bishop and Malolos Apostolic Administrator Honesto F. Ongtioco led the celebration of the priests of the […]

“Christmas: A Decision To Choose Jesus, Our Highest Good”: The Lord Is My Chef Christmas Recipe 2018

The Lord Is My Chef Christmas Recipe 2018             My dearest readers,             A blessed Christmas to you all!  Thank you very much in joining me in this journey with our Lord Jesus Christ.  Thank you very much for following and “liking” my blogs.  It […]

“Advent is God Leading Us to New Directions in Life”: The Lord Is My Chef Simbang Gabi Recipe-9 24 December 2018

The Lord Is My Chef Simbang Gabi Recipe-924 December 20182 Samuel 7:1-5, 8-12, 14, 16///Luke 1:67-79             Finally!  It is the word of the day.             Finally we have completed the nine-day novena of Christmas but that is not the true joy of our annual Simbang […]

“Advent is God’s Tenderness and Sweetness”: The Lord Is My Chef Simbang Gabi Recipe-8 Fourth Sunday of Advent, 23 December 2018

The Lord Is My Chef Simbang Gabi Recipe-8Fourth Sunday of Advent, 23 December 2018Micah 5:1-4///Hebrews 10:5-10///Luke 1:39-45             Christmas is a story of love, about the meeting of lovers with God as the Great Lover who gave us His only Son because of His immense love for us.  Unfortunately, this […]

“Advent is Looking Back – and Forward – to God’s Goodness”: The Lord Is My Chef Simbang Gabi Recipe-7 22 December 2018

The Lord Is My Chef Simbang Gabi Recipe-722 December 20181Samuel 1:24-28///Luke 1:46-56           Mary’s prominence lies not only in giving birth to Jesus Christ but more of her being His perfect disciple, the first Christian, the first receiver and doer of the Word who became flesh in her womb.  After sharing […]

Diocese promotes 11 youth saints for Simbang Gabi 2018

By Sem. Kendrick Ivan B. Panganiban December 15, 2018 | Malolos City For this Simbang Gabi or the traditional novena in preparation for the Solemnity of the Nativity of Our Lord or Christmas Day on December 25, the Malolos Diocesan Commission on Liturgy (DCL) promoted ten youth saints as examples of Catholic virtue especially in […]

Bulacan artist unveils ‘neo-realist San Lorenzo Ruiz’

By Sem. Kendrick Ivan B. Panganiban  with permission from CBCP News Dec. 14, 2018 Guiguinto, Bulacan This December, renowned Bulakeño artist Ernesto “Aris” Bagtas Jr. unveiled new neo-realism-inspired artwork created in honor of San Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila, the first Filipino saint. Installed at Bulwagang San Lorenzo Ruiz, at the Philosophy Department of the Immaculate […]

“Let our lives be a light to lead others to God”, priest tells faithful

By Sem. Kendrick Ivan B. Panganiban December 13, 2018 | Hagonoy, Bulacan Last December 13, the Sub-Parish of St. Monica of Tagaste, in Sta. Monica, Hagonoy, Bulacan under the National Shrine and Parish of St. Anne celebrated the feast of St. Lucy, Virgin and Martyr. Devotion to St. Lucy, considered as as secondary patroness of […]

Bishop tells faithful: “Mary is the Sign of our Hope

By Sem. Kendrick Ivan B. Panganiban December 8, 2018 | Malolos City Last December 8, the Immaculate Conception Parish – Cathedral & Minor Basilica and Immaculate Conception Major Seminary communities celebrated the Solemnity of Mary’s Immaculate Conception at Malolos Cathedral in this city. The Misa Mayor celebration at 6 in the morning was led by […]

Faithful reminded: ‘Mary is on God’s side’

By Sem. Kendrick Ivan B. Panganiban & Sem. Ariz V. De Castro Dec. 16, 2018 | Malolos City with Permission from CBCP News In his homily on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, ICMAS rector Fr. Emmanuel I. Cruz reflected on how the Blessed Virgin will always be “on God’s side.” “By being ishah, Mary […]