Archive for the ‘Opinion’ Category

GOSPEL-FRESH

By Fr. Roy Cimagala Chaplain Center for Industrial Technology and Enterprise (CITE) Talamban, Cebu City Email: roycimagala@gmail.com THAT’S how the secretary of the late Pope, now Blessed, John Paul II described the very rich spiritual and pastoral messages of the first Polish Pope in Church...

EDUCATING THE PEOPLE ABOUT SUGBOANON BISAYA

SUNDRY CHRONICLE By JES B.TIROL   Proem I wrote this article on February 23, 2012. It is a day before I left Tagbilaran City to participate in three events in Cebu City that has some bearing with the Sugboanon Bisaya language. First is the National...

SEEING THE WORLD WHOLE

By JUAN L. MERCADO What can would-be journalists learn from those who’ve slugged through “the social upheavals of the 70s, democratic restoration of the 80s, instability of the 90s and crises and deepening poverty in the new millennium?” You have “a chance to make all...

CHILL IT, PLEASE!

By Fr. Roy Cimagala Chaplain Center for Industrial Technology and Enterprise (CITE) Talamban, Cebu City Email: roycimagala@gmail.com NOWwith all the heat of passion and temper building up in the impeachment proceedings, we need to remind ourselves to be moderate, sober, restrained. In fact, we need...

PART 7. SEIZE THE MOMENT OR FAIL

A Boholano’s View by Jose “Pepe” Abueva The Bohol Chronicle February 24, 2012 The President’s Peace Agenda. OnAugust 4, 2011 President Benigno S. Aquino III went out of his way to meet with MILF Chairman Al Haj Murad Ebrahim inTokyo to dramatize his determination to...

*Tunnel vision*

By Fr. Roy Cimagala Chaplain Center for Industrial Technology and Enterprise (CITE) Talamban, Cebu City Email: roycimagala@gmail.com TO give us more ideas and better nuanced understanding of what tunnel vision means and implies, we can list down some of its synonyms: blind spot, blind side,...

PART 6. REDRAWING OUR PARADIGMS FOR PEACE, DEMOCRACY, AND DEVELOPMENT.

A Boholano’s View by Jose “Pepe” Abueva The Bohol Chronicle February 17, 2012 A Coherent National Policy and Shared Vision of Peace. Reflecting on four-decades of armed conflict in Mindanao and the peace process, Fr. Jun Mercado, OMI, has these thoughts to share. “Peace-building is...

*Our sexual identity*

By Fr. Roy Cimagala Chaplain Center for Industrial Technology and Enterprise (CITE) Talamban, Cebu City Email: roycimagala@gmail.com   WE need to be more aware of this concern. This has been taken for granted for so long that now we have quite a mess of an...

BASIC INFORMATIONS ABOUT EARTHQUAKES

Sundry Chronicle By JES B. TIROL Proem On6 February 2012at11:49 A.M.a magnitude 6.9 earthquake occurred that shook the Central Visayas Region and parts of the Western Visayas Region.  The epicenter of the earthquake was located at latitude 9.82 N and longitude 123.31E. The initial determination...

TWO SADDEST WORDS

by   Juan  L.  Mercado People and local government units, of this province,  can  learn  from  the  wildfire  panic that  engulfed  the metropolis of  Cebuminutes after Monday’s intensity 6.9 earthquake. Thousands  scampered for “safety” of  foothills  after  a motorcycle-riding duo tore through town,  yelling through a megaphone, that  tsunami waves were swamping downtown areas.. Within minutes, that  claim ricocheted  through cellphones and Internet. In  a  Barangay Luz cemetery,...