FR. KEVIN JOSHUA COSME
Rev. Kevin’s conviction that “GIF” is pronounced as “gif” and not “jif” (and most certainly not “Jeff”) is almost as strong as his conviction that he’s still around because of the boundless mercy of God.
He likes sweets, is so-so at sports, and loves to work out while listening to Bishop Robert Barron and Dr. Jordan Peterson. He is an alumnus of San Carlos Seminary in Makati City and is preparing to serve his home diocese of Parañaque.
A fire was burning in his heart. Standing on Gentile territory – the Areopagus or the “hill of Ares” – he declared, “You Athenians, I see that in every respect you are very religious. For as I walked around looking at your shrines. I even discovered an altar inscribed, ‘To an Unknown God.’ What therefore you unknowingly worship, I proclaim to you” (Acts 17:22-23).
Intelligence, eloquence, boldness – the virtues of St. Paul! The challenge for us modern Christians is to engage our culture with the same qualities, sympathetic to its search for the Unknown God, whom we most clearly know and proclaim. Time to head out and into the Areopagus!