Hello, readers! My name is Jonel and I go by an alias “The Praying Lensman” which is also the name of my blog. “Praying” because I believe in one, almighty, and munificent God. “Lensman” because I capture photos and short videos as a hobby. The plan is merging these two interests into one through this blog. I am a husband and a father of three and I depend on a job to support my growing Christian family. Thus, I will be blogging about parenting, work life, Christianity, and other topics under the sun.
Onward is a Walt Disney animated movie starring Tom Holland (Spiderman) as Ian Lightfoot and Chris Pratt (Star lord Peter Quill) as Barley Lightfoot.
March 19, 2020, in the feast of Saint Joseph, thousands of Filipinos around the globe joined the live Rosary broadcast from the Manila Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. This is in response to an invitation by Pope Francis to pray the Luminous Mysteries of the Most Holy Rosary seeking the intercession of the Holy Mother of God to intercede for us in these difficult times of COVID-19.
If you too love the Holy Rosary, here is how to defend the Holy Rosary (against false claim that it is vain repetition).
This is my own timeline version on how the Church came up with our current Code of Canon Law of 1983.
This one school in India run by the Society of Jesus is my top recommendation for those who are starting to do formal theology education.
The first pope has warned us, “Know this first of all, that there is no prophecy of scripture that is a matter of personal interpretation,” (2 Peter 1:20) How then should the Holy Bible be read?
He was called ‘stylite’ (means pillar) because he lived for 37 years atop a narrow column raised around 60 feet above the desert floor.
Here are some of my favorite books in my shelf. They help me remind of my faith and I thought of sharing this list to everyone.
Villa Elma is a family owned property with sculptures and statues like those of Kamay ni Hesus along the Lucban-Tayabas road. In fact, some of the figures in both locations look exactly the same.
A simple dog tag designed for Catholics. It’s a perfect an unique piece of gift you can give to anyone regardless of the occasion.