Spreading hilarity

By Estanislao Albano, Jr. This week was filled with serious business including the ongoing move of local cooperatives, church people and farmers groups to put up a common front against the damaging effects of Rice Tarrification Law (RTL), the drawing of the battle lines over the 99 trees along the Provincial Road in Bulunao marked for cutting in compliance with […]

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Scrotal bulge

By Tedler D. Depaynos, MD The patient cannot recall exactly when he had the scrotal bulge but it was very noticeable when he was in high school. Throughout the years it gradually enlarged in size and he never sought any consultation. Actually he has been married for the past 12 years and has 2 daughters the eldest being 10 years […]

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Fruitful old age

By Rev. Canon David B. Tabo-oy 4I am your God and will take care of you until you are old and your hair is gray. I made you and will care for you; I will give you help and rescue you. Isaiah 64:4 The other Saturday (September 7) I had the rare opportunity to deliver the homily to a quadruple anniversary […]

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Teenage pregnancy

By Tedler D. Depaynos, MD The patient is just 16 years old and still in high school. She was brought to the hospital initially because of abdominal pain. Because she was manifesting the classical signs and symptoms of “acute appendicitis”, she then underwent an emergency surgery. True enough, she had a gangrenous and ruptured appendix. Her recovery was unremarkable and […]

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Taking the jeepney

By Atty. Antonio P. Pekas Taking steps to minimize our individual carbon foot print would help Mother Earth recover from all the pollution we are spewing every minute of the day. So it is my wont when going to court hearings in Itogon, Benguet not to drive my car. I take a cab going down and, chances are, being a […]

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Doubting? Peace be with you!

By Rev. Canon David B. Tabo-oy “”A week later the disciples were together again indoors, and Thomas was with them. The doors were locked, but Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.” v27Then he said to Thomas, “Put your finger here, and look at my hands; then reach out your hand and put it in my […]

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