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Alba Iulia
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Spiritual Ground

Ligaya Chin: A caring heart for others

Remembering Ligaya ChinThe Philippine Times joins the Filipino-Australian community in mourning the passing of Ligaya Chin, 88. We are reposting the article on her tribute and birthday celebration in 2017 by the Filipino Association of Victoria (FAVI).

The hidden and unhidden casualties (and blessings) of this war

“You touched my coffee!”, screamed one customer at a café to a young barista, who burst into tears and helplessly tried to offer a new cup to the angry woman.  We sensed they were...

For the love of God

“Father forgive them, for they know not what they are doing” - Luke 23:34.  “Today you will be with me in paradise”, Luke 23:43.  These were the first and second last...

Death that brings life

One morning my family woke up to brown water coming from our taps. Alarmed, I rang the emergency service of the water provider and was advised that due to an overnight repair, the...

Quarantined Kuwaresma: A Path Toward Easter Gloria

Lockdowns in many countries were imposed, including here in Australia, for fear of spreading the deadly novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19. This pandemic is at height in the middle of our observance of Lent, especially among us...

Current times

I have to deviate a little from my usual routine or article which I have to do because of the current time which seems to have interesting contrast. The time of King Solomon...

National Day of Prayer and Fasting – Sat 22 February 2020

Over 70 locations Australia-wide will celebrate the National Day of Prayer and Fasting on Saturday 22 February 2020. Join together with Christian leaders and Churches of all denominations in your region to pray,...

Remembering Fr Suarez, the healing priest

Fr Fernando M. Suarez. C.C. was not only a healing priest for those suffering from physical and mental illnesses, but his sermons also provided inspiration for emotional and spiritual enrichment. On 4 February 2020,...

Kobe Bryant, my hero

Like millions of people around the world, I woke up yesterday morning and received the most devastating news -- Kobe Bryant had died in a helicopter crash. I thought I was dreaming. It turned...

Sinulog festival guide in Victoria

The Sinulog Festival has been growing in popularity in Victoria since its beginning in Clayton South over 35 years ago. The community gathers to celebrate the feast of the infant Jesus, in the tradition of the Cebuanos...
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Financial help and mental health support for Filipino-Australians

Coronavirus has brought with it many challenges. These have affected both our financial health and our mental...
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A true survivor – Michael Rojales’ 72-day battle against COVID in Melbourne

A Filipino family from Berwick has been devastated by COVID-19 since late March, where three family members contracted the virus. 46-year-old Michael...

FILCCA National Conference postponed until October 2021

In consultation with State Councils, the FILCCA Executive have formally postponed the National Conference until October 2021 in response to the current...

Filipinos in Melbourne share their experiences returning to lockdown

Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire have returned to Stage 3 Stay at Home restrictions as a result of an increasing number COVID-19...

Our lives as Filipino-Australians may never be the same again

The onset of the pandemic early this year has been reshaping the landscape of the world as we know it. As businesses...