Lifestyle - Family and Faith
'Down syndrome shouldn't chart my son's life,' a mother shares her inspiring story March 21, 2017 | 12:01 pm | Text and photos by Cher Jimenez | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon On World Down Syndrome Day, March 21, this heartwarming story affirms that each child is beautiful.
REFLECTION | Jesus and the Samaritan woman: 'Be filled with God's word' Sunday, March 19, 2017 7:15 am| By Rev. Fr. Christian B. Buenafe, O. Carm.| Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

In today’s gospel, the faithful are inspired to be a source of life to others.

REFLECTION | Jesus is transfigured: 'Listen to the voice of the Lord' Sunday, March 12, 2017 8:25 am| By Rev. Fr. Christian B. Buenafe O. Carm. | Photo by Bernard Testa | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Let us listen to God in prayer, silence, solitude, and solidarity.

REFLECTION | Do not make 'sinning' a way of life Sunday, March 5, 2017 8:25 am| By Rev. Fr. Christian B. Buenafe O. Carm. | Photo by Bernard Testa | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

In this Lenten reflection, the faithful are urged to hold on to God and seek strength and grace especially in times of temptations.

LENT 2017 | Green Faith Travels holds guided Visita Iglesia in Batangas, March 18 Wednesday, March 1, 2017 7:00 am| Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Among the places to visit are the Padre Pio shrine, Carmelite monastery, and various churches in Lipa.

REFLECTION | 'Fortunate are you'

Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 7:16 am | By Rev. Fr. Christian B. Buenafe, O. Carm. | Photo by Bernard Testa | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

In today’s gospel, the faithful are inspired to be merciful and compassionate for they will be rewarded by Him.

REFLECTION | The Shepherds Visit The Manger: 'Guide others towards Jesus'

Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 7:28 am | By Rev. Fr. Christian B. Buenage, O. Carm. | Photo by Bernard Testa | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

In today’s gospel, the faithful are prodded to be modern-day shepherds who guide others and praise God in His glory.

REFLECTION | The greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven: 'Humble yourself like the child'

Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 7:31 am | By Rev. Fr. Christian B. Buenafe O. Carm, | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

In today’s gospel, the faithful are inspired to have the faith and grateful spirit of a child.

WATCH | McDonald's latest cute video is on the silly but adorable things kids do

Friday, January 13, 2017 - 5:03 pm | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Take a look at the fast-food chain’s heartwarming video.

TRASLACION 2017 | In photos: Faith—and unity and hope—by the numbers

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 8:01 pm | Photos by Bernard Testa | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Here are a few more scenes of Monday’s yearly religious procession.

TRASLACION 2017 | 5 good-to-know things about the image of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 7:32 pm | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero, Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Get some facts about this important and revered image of the Blessed Mother.

TRASLACION 2017 | In 'Dungaw,' Black Nazarene devotees honor Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 7:11 pm | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Photos by Chad de Guzman | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

The hours-long procession momentarily halts for that solemn moment when the Black Nazarene ‘greets’ the image of the Blessed Mother.

REFLECTION | The Epiphany of Our Lord Jesus Christ: 'A King is born'

Sunday, January 8, 2017 - 7:09 am | By Rev. Fr. Christian B. Buenafe, O. Carm. | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

in today’s gospel, the faithful are inspired to let Jesus be born in their hearts as well.

Traslacion 2017: Faith, hope, and great preparations for the big procession

Friday, January 6, 2017 - 3:48 pm | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

It’s all systems go for the biggest festival in Manila. But first, some safety guidelines to consider.

REFLECTION | The Shepherds visit the Manger: 'Ponder on the true gift of Christmas'

Sunday, January 1, 2017 - 7:22 am | By Rev. Fr. Christian B. Buenafe, O. Carm | Photo by Bernard Testa | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

In the gospel, the shepherds visited the manger and became the first witnesses of God’s tender love for us.