Too Busy To Pray?

Dear friend, Praised be Jesus and Mary!! The first year students are now very busy preparing for the first wave of Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology exams. The second year students, on the other hand, are very busy with their grace week. I heard that their schedule for the next weeks is filled with exams. In short,…

A Farewell for Facing the Future

Dear friend, Praised be Jesus and Mary! Today, April 26, makes it exactly four years since the first day I stepped in Singapore with the intention of working there. That was one of the best decisions I ever made. More than the city and the lifestyle, I miss the faith community, The Emmaus, that has…

Newness, Harmony, and Evangelization

Dear Reader, Praised be Jesus and Mary now and forever! During Pentecost last year, Pope Francis’ homily invited us to reflect on the three words linked to the working of the Holy Spirit – newness, harmony and mission. Newness. We have the tendency to plan everything and live according to the plan we drew. This might involve…

Five Loaves and Two Fishes

Dear Reader, Praised be Jesus and Mary! Lately, I have been feeling incompetent and inefficient when thinking about my ministry work in my faith community, The Emmaus. Lately, it seems that I do not meet the expectations of my team. I shall not give excuses. I am but a small person with, perhaps, too little…

In Working With Others (Teamwork)

Dear Readers, This is a copy-paste from an email a friend/teammate sent me. It is (very) long, but if you are someone like me who face challenges in working with others in a team or someone who is more comfortable working things out on your own, this article is also for you. Let us read…