Social Conscience

By: Fr. Randy Figuracion, SDB

I used to be naughty as I was growing up. I would tease my young siblings especially my sister to the point of making her angry; many times to the point of tears. She even ran after me with a table fork! I had the liberty to do this because my parents were away. At home, we only had our helper who was also a distant relative to manage the house. But I was beyond her control. At any hint of trouble, I was the culprit.

When dad arrived, my sister would immediately report all my trouble making at home. At first, my dad would call me and advise me to be more kind and respectful. But after several warnings and futile efforts to correct me, he was forced to execute disciplinary measures. I remember my dad spanking me several times. I resented him for that. On hindsight, I realize what my dad did was right. He had the duty to correct me. I believe, I am a better person today because of those “spankings.” Today I understand better that he did what he should do because he truly cared for me.

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Making A Difference

All Souls’ Day

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Dear Friends,

Peace be with you!

I am writing in view of the month of November where we solemnly remember our beloved departed.

The Salesians of Don Bosco-Philippine South Province is cordially inviting you to send us the names of your deceased loved ones for us to offer masses and prayers during the whole month of November 2017 for their eternal repose.

Likewise, we offer in these masses our ongoing vocation work for future Salesian priests and brothers who will carry on Don Bosco’s mission for the young. We would very much appreciate if you can also share whatever blessings you have for the cause of vocation promotion.

Your support will go a long way in sustaining the Salesian mission.

In Don Bosco,

Fr. Andy A. Satura, SDB
Provincial Economer