Today we end the Christmas season with the Baptism of the Lord. This is Christ’s vocation story in which he hears “the voice within”—revealing to him his mission and identity: “You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.”
Set one’s life within the horizon of a dream larger than life.” This was how Fr. Catalino G. Arevalo, SJ, described what it entails to live out Ignatian spirituality. This, likewise, is one core message in this Sunday’s Gospel.
Late last week, the Inquirer published an article on the 2018 Forbes List of Richest Persons. The article noted that only one percent of the richest people in the world accounted for 87 percent of the wealth generated in 2017.
May hustisya ang Diyos.” We often hear this, if not say it ourselves, every time we go through an experience when we feel disadvantaged or unjustly oppressed. Some would criticize this as a fatalistic attitude that makes us passive and subject to domination.