An Endorsement from Spain

November 25, 2014. Today, we have just gotten the endorsement of the Basilica San Pascual Baylon re the construction of the New San Pascual Baylon Apparitions Cathedral in Guinarona. Our objective is to have the new church as the national shrine for San Pascual in the whole Philippines. This is par for the course inasmuch…

A Rendering. . .A Flashback

For all intents and purposes, we were still a baby and would not even be allowed to step out of the house without an o.k. from our parents.  But we do remember and how! That was a time for playing, a time for mandatory siestas.  We would play fiesta–yes, ersatz fiesta with imaginary food–with cousins…

Synchronicity of San Pascual Baylon

Synchronicity is the experience of two or more events that are apparently causally unrelated or unlikely to occur together by chance, yet are experienced as occurring together in a meaningful manner. The concept of synchronicity was first described in this terminology by Carl Gustav Jung, a Swiss psychologist, in the 1920s.[1]–WIKIPEDIA If you want to know how the gods or the powers of fate regard…

From Our Twin City

Hola Sr. Benito,,, es emocionante ver como que amor y reverencia habeis hecho llegar el cuerpo de San Pascual hasta nuestra hermanada ciudad de Guinarona y disfrutar este dia 17 de Mayo de su alegria y de todos sus fieles.  — Basilica San Pascual Baylon The idea of a twin city arrangement between Vila-real, Spain and Guinarona…

Fiestas Past

In the Philippine setting, fiesta is culture and culture is fiesta.  Whereas the United States has Thanksgiving Day, the Philippines, namely each village , has the barrio fiesta:  a time for celebration, a time to give thanks, a time to reconnect with one’s roots.  And yes, the focus of the fiesta is the patron saint–its…

Of Contemporary Miracles

To a Buddhist, a thing, whether simple or beyond reason, is nothing but the outcome of the right mix, i.e. right temperature, right pressure, right time, etc. To a free spirit, that extraordinary thing is synchronicity, namely synchronized factors or causes of which the event is the result. To everybody else, an extraordinary event or…

A Paradigm Shift

Theses: Your reality, your truth, is what you make it. Time is a continuum, i.e. the past and future are NOW. Societal and institutional development can be maximized by combining physics and metaphysics. Namely the yin and yang, dark and light, body and spirit. A paradigm shift, if you will. We have heard that Nikola…