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An Appeal from the Heart

An Appeal from the Heart

Fr. Wilfredo Samson, SJ Pitik-Bulag   When I was assigned in New Bilibid Prison as chaplain many years ago, it was a hell for me. The old, overcrowded prison facilities in Muntinlupa were too small to house 15,000 inmates. The daily stress that I went through in dealing with hardened, problematic, and sometimes, lunatic inmates […]

An Appeal from the Heart

Fr. Wilfredo Samson, SJ Pitik-Bulag   When I was assigned in New Bilibid Prison as chaplain many years ago, it was a hell for me. The old, overcrowded prison facilities in Muntinlupa were too small to house 15,000 inmates. The daily stress that I went through in dealing with hardened, problematic, and sometimes, lunatic inmates […]

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Lovers of a Thankless Job

Fr. Wilfredo Samson, SJ Pitik-Bulag   The Christmas season just ended. Christmas trees, lights, and lanterns are probably still up though. In spite of our comments against a too commercialized Christmas, I must admit, I greatly enjoy window- shopping and viewing Christmas decors all the over the city. But one day, it dawned on me […]

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An honest request

Fr. Wilfredo Samson, SJ Pitik-Bulag   Let me share my private conversations with someone–a concerned follower of my Facebook postings. THE REQUEST: “Father, please stay away from politics.” “Good morning, Father Willy, I just want to voice out my thoughts and feelings, for it bothers me when I see your latest posts about politics. You […]

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It’s not all about the place

Pitik-Bulag Fr. Wilfredo Samson, SJ   Someone asked, “What’s the big deal about burying Marcos in Libingan ng mga Bayani? Anyway, not all buried in that cemetery are heroes. For the sake of healing and reconciliation, let’s just allow Marcos to be buried there and move on.” Yes, I believe that not all buried in […]

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Bitter or Better Table Talk

Pitik-Bulag Fr. Wilfredo Samson, SJ   I’m a believer of action more than words. I admire people who silently deliver good results more than someone who is just a good crafter of sweet words but an achiever of nothing. When the Filipino people elected President Duterte unanimously, it was because the majority believes that he […]

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Temptations: Till death do us part

Fr. Wilfredo Samson, SJ Pitik-Bulag   “TILL death do us part!” are the words promised by young couples to each other on their wedding day. But these words are the devil’s words to us too … ” I will never stop tempting you, TILL DEATH DO US PART.” Indeed, the devil will never stop tempting […]

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For Some People …

Fr. Wilfredo Samson, SJ Pitik-Bulag Some people have plenty … but feel empty. Some people can laugh out loud … but feel sad. Some people are surrounded with people … but lonely. Some people have good food … but everything is tasteless. Some people are adored by all … but hate themselves. Some people are […]

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To bump with love

Fr. Wilfredo Samson, SJ Pitik-Bulag People bump into each other everyday. According to one study, at an average of a 78-year lifespan, and assuming that we bump into three new people daily, at the end of our lifetime, we should have met a total of 80,000 people. Think about it. Just imagine the potential of […]

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A Prayer to Let Go and Move On

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A Prayer for National Election

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How to make little monsters

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Discern and vote well for our children

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How to make ‘little monsters’

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God answers through us

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Go away, Lord but not too far

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