By Elizabeth Horner
The church across the street from my apartment is perpetually busy. One Sunday, as I was coming home from grocery shopping, there was a boat blocking the road, as the driver towing it tried to weave his way into the church’s parking lot. Then about a month ago, they sponsored a fair that was so [...]
By Joey A. Gabieta
Na higugma ha iyo an santo papa!(The Holy Father loves you!). This was the message conveyed by Papal Nuncio to the Philippines Guiseppe Pinto during his homily in a Christmas Mass he celebrated at the Sto. Niño church, this city. The church was one of the city structures badly damaged by supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan).
It’s a time of peace on Earth and goodwill to all men. But some unscrupulous types use the Christmas period to scam us. There is no worse time to fall victim to one of these swindles. Don’t get duped by the hoaxers, the tricksters and the fraudsters this Christmas.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
Archbishop Giuseppe Pinto, Papal Nuncio to the Philippines, arrived in Tacloban City in Leyte on Tuesday morning to visit and spend Christmas with the typhoon survivors.
By Casiano Mayor Jr.
A few weeks before Supertyphoon “Yolanda” struck, the family of Melga Aguillon-Gorillo had already set up their Christmas tree in the living room of their newly renovated home in Burauen, Leyte. As it had been in the past, their children—11-year-old Ameerah Mae and Mary, 10—looked forward to the joy of celebrating Christ’s nativity with their maternal grandmother and other relatives, with whom they have been living while their parents are working in Saudi Arabia.