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‘Let your purpose lead you to God,’ Thomasians urged

‘Let your purpose lead you to God,’ Thomasians urged

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by JUSTIN LIM and BEA RONIO photo by ELLA MERCADO/THE FLAME UNIVERSITY of Santo Tomas (UST) Vice-Chancellor Very Rev. Fr. Napoleon Sipalay Jr., O.P. urged Thomasians on Ash Wednesday to let their journey and purpose in life lead them back to God. “'[W]hy am I here? Where am I going?’ I hope that if this is the only one you learned in your theology, in your study of religion, that we come from God, we return to God. And God has a purpose for each one of us as we journey, we bring that to Him,” he said during the Mass held at the Plaza Mayor. The Dominican prior provincial also emphasized the three pillars of Lent—fasting, abstinence, and almsgiving—that the Thomasian community must observe. Sipalay reminded Thomasians to fast and abstain during the Lenten Season that will las...