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Make a Difference (Full Video Coming Soon!) Bravo to Rev. Fr. Boyax Jaranilla, OAR for this work of art! Composed by : Joshua Sanchez for SSC-R Canlubang Made@OARTM … [Read more...]

Places and Faces

« Originally posted on: May 07, 2008, 09:48:44 AM » by Rev. Fr. Rene F. Paglinawan, OAR “You might want the kalumpang kiosk”, the caretaker told me as I entered Tala beach. The beach is at the other end of our street in Calatrava, in northern Negros, and I am almost a daily patron when I vacation with a sister at our ancestral house in … [Read more...]

Pheromones and Free Will

«Originally Posted on: February 05, 2008, 10:53:51 AM » by Rev. Fr. Rene Paglinawan, OAR   From a distance they are a sight to behold. One instant they are like a gigantic billowed sail, the next they are shaped like an hourglass, and just as suddenly a dark muslin ribbon on a slomo whiplash. In a flash they change shape and … [Read more...]

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A bug that unblocks

« Originally Posted on: January 29, 2008, 11:02:52 AM » by Rev. Fr. Rene Paglinawan, OAR   What to write about? Veteran journalists occasionally experience the writer’s block. What excuse can occasional bloggers make for not meeting their self-imposed deadlines? Is it called a blogger’s block, or bug, or what? Tell you frankly, … [Read more...]

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The Pupil of His Eyes

«Originally Posted on: December 20, 2007, 12:17:37 PM » by Rev. Fr. Rene Paglinawan, OAR We like surprises. That’s why gifts are wrapped –  an everyday sight during this season of surprises which is Christmas – to heighten the suspense of guessing what’s inside. I come to my office this morning of 19 December and I am surprised, … [Read more...]

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Purpose Given Life

Originally Published on August 21, 2007, 06:58:42 AM by Rev. Fr. Rene Paglinawan, OAR Since its publication in 2002, Rick Warren’s book Purpose Driven Life has been translated into dozens of languages and continues to attract readers from all over the world. In San Sebastian, I find copies of the book in the convent chapel, in the dean’s … [Read more...]

Images of Death, Signs of Life

 «Published  on: August 14, 2007, 07:07:31 AM » A unique poster hangs just outside my office. Composed a couple of years ago by the students of RE 201 (Christian Morality), the collage is uniquely dark and macabre in that it admits only images of death and death-dealing realities. Images of the irrational war in Iraq stare the passerby. … [Read more...]