Comunidad (un reflejo en Español)

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Un primero intento de publicar un mensaje en Español (para GBGM YAMS)

Texto: Mateo 3: 13-17 (El Bautismo de Jésus)

SI NOSOTROS estamos en nuestros países asignado o no, compartimos la misma vocación–estar en comunidad con… Yo quiero compartir esta reflexión corta del Evangelió hoy: 

El texto Litúrgico nos lleva al bautismo del Jésus, “al cumplamos toda justicia.” Continue reading

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I Am Number 31

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“Do they see Jesus in me? Do they recognize Your face? Do I communicate Your love and Your grace? Do I reflect Who You are, in the way I choose to be? Do they see Jesus in me?” (Joy Williams, Do They See Jesus In Me)

On Thursday (Sept. 26) I called the Philippines’ Consulate Office here in Bogota, Colombia as courtesy and to be connected with them. I expected a Filipino secretary to answer or to talk with (because I really miss speaking Filipino in a foreign place), but surprisingly the staff is Colombian and could only speak Spanish and no English. Well, blessedly my friend at CEPALC helped me to communicate with the secretary and tried to explain my point.

After my friend put down the telephone, he said that he asked the woman of Filipinos in Bogota. The secretary said that there are only 30 Filipinos in the city, and I am the 31st. Continue reading