St. Peregrine, you have been called “The Mighty,” “The Wonder Worker,” because of the numerous miracles which you obtained from God for those who have turned to you in their need.
You bore in your own flesh this cancerous disease that destroys the very fiber of our being. You turned to God when the power of human beings could do no more, and you were favored with the vision of Jesus coming down from His cross to heal your affliction.
I now ask God to heal Miriam and all cancer patients, whom I entrust to you. Aided by your powerful intercession, I shall sing with Mary in gratitude for God’s great goodness and mercy.
With about a year before the 16th Congress comes to a close, Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago remains the Senate’s top performer in terms of filed bills and resolution, despite having announced last year that she was diagnosed with lung cancer, stage four. Continue reading
As the country again braces for the rainy season, Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago called on her colleagues to swiftly pass her bills aimed at boosting the government’s typhoon preparations and disaster risk reduction efforts. Continue reading
A majority of senators are asserting that the power to enter into treaties or international agreements, such as the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) between the Philippines and the U.S., does not rest solely on the President but is shared with the Senate.
Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago, chair of the committee on foreign relations, will lead 12 other senators in filing a resolution expressing the strong sense of the Senate that unless concurred in by the upper legislative chamber, a treaty ratified by the President is not valid and effective. Continue reading
Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago today urged her colleagues to act on measures aimed at strengthening efforts at prevention, treatment, and awareness of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in the country. Continue reading