Maybe, a personal blog by Padre Maximo
I am a Catholic priest from the Diocese of Balanga (Bataan, Philippines). I love to experiment - mostly, efforts to retell the story of Jesus - in the here and now of our lives.
Somewhere along this (maybe)-a -personal-blog, I may share with you my music, my 3D video game for the Catholic Church, my videoketics.
This Gospel tweetbytes site was conceived just lately - when the monsoon rain, we called Habagat, was pounding the country, especially Metro Manila and Central Luzon (where Bataan is), from August 18, 2013 and the succeeding days.
That time, I was looking for a way to make my time worthwhile, and by God's inspiration, I believe, I started posting Gospel tweets in my facebook account. After several days, I decided to make a website solely for my Gospel tweetbytes.
Last July 10, I celebrated my 20th year in the priesthood. And in the midst of the heavy rains last August 21, I celebrated my 55th birthday. Whew! That old! But it is not the age, though, but how we have aged (justifying, maybe
Before I joined the seminary, I worked as Internal Auditor in the corporate world for almost 8 years. I joined San Jose Seminary at the Ateneo de Manila Campus in Quezon City.
I was always appointed Treasurer, from seminary days and even up to the time I was ordained. In order for me to break that "monotony", I studied 3D animation, with the help of my bishop, Most Rev. Socrates B. Villegas, DD (now, the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan). I was always amazed at the potential of animation for evangelization. I hope one day, I could continue with that other passion of retelling the Jesus story. I did one 3D video game for evangelization, called Paolo's Journey.
While waiting for that chance, here I am with my Gospel Tweetbytes...