Author Archives: Barasoain Church

About Barasoain Church

Barasoain Church is a Roman Catholic Church in Malolos City, Bulacan. It is renowned for its significance in the Philippine History during the late Spanish and early American periods. Today, it is a silent witness of present different from its past but staying resilient in the challenges lying ahead.

Filling the Void

The good about Christmas is that it is a joy-filled day in which everybody has the chance to have something joyful for. The thing I hate about Christmas is that because it only comes once in a year, things that … Continue reading

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How are you this Christmas?

When I talk about Christmas, everybody has high hopes and cheerful response. It is understandable, because Christmas is the season of joy. In contrast, I also have a few friends who see this season negatively. Can we blame them? It … Continue reading

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Be the Present

This morning, while waiting for my morning class, I came across the photo in my Facebook Wall. It shows different “Things to Do” during Christmas. This time, however, instead of doing materialistic or selfish things to celebrate the season, it … Continue reading

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In a Snap of a Finger

There is one thing that I know from the start is that everything changes. A seemingly good life can turn into a bad one in a snap of a finger. This is the sad reality of life on this planet. … Continue reading

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Fruits of Labor

One of the most exciting fruits of modern technology is being able to access the Internet either on traditional computers or on mobile devices. This means that whether you’re on the home, office or on the road, you will still … Continue reading

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When Giving Means Love

It is common to find problems in our lives today. From small to big, this planet seems to have it all, just like a famous commercial: “We’ve got it all for you!” Yet today, we’re taught that we should not … Continue reading

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Hands that Changed the World

Humans can change the world. Using our hands, we have built buildings, created roads, founded communities, moved mountains and expanded oceans. It can raise praises to God and lead others. It is an awesome tool indeed. More than carving our … Continue reading

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Great Men

Yesterday, the Roman Catholic Church has celebrated the feast day of St. John Paul II. In the Philippines, it is customary for his devotees to pray in churches and venerate his relics when they find one. There are many great … Continue reading

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Changes to the Official Blog

The official blog of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish – Barasoain Church has been a resource for people who wish to deepen their faith through reflective stories, articles and periodicals. As such its content and structure is being reviewed … Continue reading

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In a world full of problems, having one that will help and become a companion is as precious as gold. People will always need a companion, but not everyone is willing or has the time to be one. The fast-paced … Continue reading

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