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Iglesia de San Ignacio de Loyola, Intramuros: On the 200th Anniversary of the Restoration of the Jesuits

Today, the fiesta of the “soldado de Cristo”, San Ignacio de Loyola, I return to blogging. Allow me to write a few lines on the importance of 2014 in the life of the Society of Jesus in the Philippines and … Continue reading

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A Glimpse into the Past – Real Pre-War Manila Video Footages

(Thousands of ladies in their finest dress and veils form lines during the Eucharistic Congress in the Luneta) It’s now 1 December 2012, and within 30 days, another year ends.Time has been flying so quickly in this day and age … Continue reading

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Under the Star-Spangled Banner: American Manila

When the Americans finally arrived in the Walled City after the consummation of the farce Battle of Manila, the Joes were utterly shocked by what they saw. Huge monasteries, hooded friars, monks in Mendiola, nuns who are completely hidden from … Continue reading

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