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Beggar of Christ’s Love and Mercy

Beggar of Christ’s Love and Mercy

When I was home, I had a good experience living outside the seminary and witnessed the daily life of the people. I had some good experiences that helped me discern my life for priesthood. Parents strive to go to work everyday, kids are in a hurry every morning preparing themselves for school, everyone is busy […]

Going back to the roots

Going back to the roots

One day, I was alone watching the beautiful horizon of the place where I grew-up. Its beauty, simplicity, and green nature was a paradise. Recalling those simple days of my life living with no internet, no cellphones and even the limited stations on TV. Indeed, life on the farm is very simple yet joyful. As […]

Father of the community

Father of the community

Deacon James Keating once said in a presentation, all priests must think like married men, not as bachelor. When I heard those words, I was scandalized. How can it be? A priest must see himself as a responsible husband to be a good leader of his community. He said a priest should be proud of […]

Summer assignment

Summer assignment

Mostly seminarians are so excited when summer is approaching. Some of us are excited to go home, for vacation, to visit our family and friends, but most of all, we are all excited for our summer assignments. Two years ago, I was assigned to the same church that I am currently doing my summer apostolate. […]

My Vocation Story

My Vocation Story

On 31st December of the year 1982, Salome Dela Cruz gave birth to a healthy boy, and she named him Victorino Loresca Jr. After a year and six months of my birth, the place where I was born was hit by a powerful typhoon, and because of that my grandmother and the whole family decided […]