Holy Crossians started the year through a Eucharistic celebration with a call to maintain prayerful hearts in order to make New Year’s resolutions realistic and doable.

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School Chaplain Rev. Fr. Rolando O. Mandreza and Vice President for Academic Affairs Rev. Fr. Rusell A, Bantiles in their homilies reminded Holy Crossians that only through prayers and doable acts that resolutions can be realized.

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Fr. Bantiles said that making resolutions are not only during the start of a new year but should be done daily especially during the examination of conscience before going to sleep at night.

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Fr. Mandreza, meanwhile, encouraged the Holy Crossians to continue to express concrete love for God and neighbors by simply being good and showing compassion for others.

The two priests celebrated the First Friday Mass, which is traditionally observed by the institution. (Bill Acosta/CrossTV)