REFLECTION. San Pascual was an angel of innocence and virtue and was angelic treasure. However, he mortified his body with sacrifices and penance. Will you go to heaven for the comfortable path of the gift of your appetites?
–2nd day, Novena for San Pascual Baylon
With the loss/theft of our century old image of San Pascual Baylon in mid-June 2010, we were on edge as to how to maintain Guinarona’s standing as a pilgrimage site for the whole of Leyte, Philippines. For since 1903, Guinarona has attracted hordes of pilgrims from all over Leyte and Samar, all because of the venerable San Pascual Baylon.
Well, we might call it poetic justice that we now have the 15th Century relic of San Pascual–a portion of the saint’s bone–yes, a Class A…
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