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Alba Iulia
Saturday, June 19, 2021

Spiritual Ground

Born in a manger: Rodrigo Bagon

 “You might be poor, your shoes might be broken, but your mind is a palace.” – Frank McCourt Rod was born in Eastern Samar, Philippines in the 1950s as the fourth child of seven children during a typhoon. As their...

Lenten and Easter calendar 2021 – Melbourne

CONNECT CITY WEST CHURCH Activity: The 7 Last Words of Jesus  Schedule: Good Friday, 2 April Venue: CCC West Church 15 Perkins Ave Hoppers Crossing  Need reservation or RSVP:Open to all; no RSVP needed Contact information:Ps Max 0425 816 285 Bring your family and friends...

Song of thanksgiving: Timmie Barber, vibrant at 95

“O give thanks to the LORD, for He is good: for His mercy endures forever.” – Psalms 107:1 At the start of 2021, I spent some quiet time and reflected on my goals for the year to make my life...

In memoriam

Last night, I dreamt of my father.Not as I last saw him, Lying peacefully in everlasting slumberBut as the vital man, I remember him to beAnd in that precise moment of dreaming,Against all the law of physics,The bounds of logic, And...

Santo Niño festivals marked in South Australia

Mabuhay! There has been an exciting start to the year with the Filipino community celebrating the Filipino feast, Santo Niño. In South Australia there were three celebrations held over three weeks.  The first was the Santo Niño de Filipinas held on...

Meditating on faith

Most people are afraid to talk about their faith in public. Aside from political correctness, it is an invite to the endless and sometimes pointless debate.   Lately, the common ground especially among millennials is not religion but spirituality.  The...

Catharsis

By Neomi Gestano Thousands of feet in the air brought me distress, but it wasn’t because of the never-ending sky below. The more I became agitated in my seat, the less it helped with the countless emotions that bombarded me...

Recovering our lost rhythm

My visits as a pastoral care worker, offering prayers through liturgy and music to nursing homes especially in their high care area are always fraught with mixed emotions. I am cautioned that these residents could go for hours or...

My Dad, my hero

Hello, everyone.  First, I would like to thank you all for attending my father Joel Pulongbarit Magpayo’s life celebration. For those that don’t know me, my name is Origen, or as dad called me, “Glen”. I’m the second youngest of...

Living, loving, leaving a legacy

“And the angel said unto them, fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.” – LUKE 2:10 About mid-January, I put away all my Christmas décor at the garage,...
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FiND Network Announces New Advisory Board

Sydney, Australia — The Filipino Nursing Diaspora (FiND) Network announced the introduction of a new advisory board. These five...
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