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 | 'For to Him, Everyone is Alive in the Lord'

Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 7:36 am | By Rev. Fr. Christian B. Buenafe, O. Carm. | Photo by Bernard Testa, InterAksyon

in today’s gospel, the faithful are reminded that marriage is a relationship in love and grace.

REFLECTION | Jesus visits Zacchaeus: "The son of Man has come to seek and to save the lost"”

Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 7:02 am | By Rev. Fr. Christian B. Buenafe, O. Carm. | Photo by Bernard Testa | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

In today’s gospel, the faithful are reminded that real conversion requires acceptance, contrition, and amendments.

REFLECTION | The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector: 'Be humble'

Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 8:09 am | By Rev. Fr. Christian B. Buenafe, O. Carm | Photo by Bernard Testa | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

In today’s gospel, the faithful are reminded that humility is the crown of all virtues.

REFLECTION | 'Pray continually and do not lose hope'

Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 7:21 am | By Rev. Fr. Christian B. Buenafe, O. Carm.

In today’s gospel, the faithful are reminded to keep the faith for God is just and merciful.

HOLIDAY PLANNER | 'Disney on Ice' leaps to new venue MOA Arena on Dec. 25

Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 7:02 pm | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Revisit your favorite tales, see well-loved characters like Mickey Mouse or Olaf, and bond with the family at this popular holiday ice-skating show.

REFLECTION | Jesus heals the 10 lepers: 'Your faith has saved you'

Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 7:33 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 thankful to God for their blessings.

REFLECTION | Faith and the mustard seed: 'Strengthen your faith with His grace'

Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 6:30 am | By Rev. Fr. Christian B. Buenafe, O. Carm | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

In today’s gospel, the faithful are told that even faith the size of a mustard seed is enough to change one’s self and the world.

REFLECTION | The Rich Man and Lazarus: 'There is life after death'

Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 7:02 am | By Rev. Rev. Fr. Christian B. Buenafe O. Carm. | Photo by Bernard Testa | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

In today’s gospel, the faithful are encouraged to live a meaningful life.

10 reasos why Alviera Hero Camp is your best bet for some pre-holiday family fun

Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 6:08 pm | By Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon.com

Train to be a hero in this fun weekend event that’s also for the benefit of kids and dependent siblings of fallen military soldiers.

REFLECTION | Parable of the Shrewd Manager: 'You cannot give yourself both to God and money'

Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 7:01 am | By Rev. Fr. Christian B. Buenafe, O. Carm | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

To be honest with ourselves, to others, and to God should be our resolve and our way of life.