Monthly Archives: October 2012

Viajes de Manila: Minore Basilica de San Sebastián, Quiapo, Manila

This long weekend, try visiting Quiapo, Manila and see for yourself Asia’s only all-steel, pre-fabricated church, the Basilica Minore de San Sebastián. The neo-gothic shrine to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel is found in a swampy place formally known as … Continue reading

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MassKara: Gracious and Charming Sugarlandia

Last weekend, I spent four memorable days in Negros Occidental to celebrate, with the company of good friends, the MassKara Fiesta. Held every third week of October, the MassKara Festival is held in Bacólod and was conceived after the sugar … Continue reading

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Chile’s Bravo: Bravo Manila!

Last 18 September 2012, in celebration of the 202nd Anniversary of the Independence of Chile, the Embassy of Chile and the Energy Development Corporation with the cooperation of the López Foundation launched a splendid exhibit entitled Claudio Bravo: Sojourn in … Continue reading

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Contemplating on the Year of Faith

(The bishops of the world opened the 2nd Vatican Council. The first session lasted for barely 15 minutes.) Today,  11 October 2012, on the glorious reign of His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI, Vicar of Christ on earth, the Church begins … Continue reading

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