Pagtaltal sa Guimaras

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Pagtaltal file photo from guimaras.gov.ph  In the Philippines, Filipinos celebrate the Lenten Season with prayers and activities like stage plays. One of which is the “pagtaltal”. “Pagtaltal” means to remove. Thus, the drama ends with the removal or bringing down the body of Jesus Christ from the cross and is […]

Tiny Helping Hands for PH

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As images of the devastation wrought by Typhoon Yolanda fill our television and computer screens, we all display different reactions. Some bowed their heads in prayer, others called for help, and a whole lot more volunteered their services, offered assistance, participated in rescue and relief operations. Through all these, people […]

Sultan Kudarat’s Secret Island

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Sultan Kudarat has a secret island that has the ingredients for a perfect getaway. Pristine white sand, blue and calm sea, fresh sea breeze — Balot Island! (As told by Sultan Kudarat local Nhoy Corpuz to Choose Philippines Mindanao coordinator Ida Nanette Damo) Kalamansig is a coastal municipality in the Province of […]

Shirt for a Cause: Tulong Na, Tabang Na, Tayo Na

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Find information on how to buy these shirts. To be updated daily. Typhoon Yolanda or internationally known as “Haiyan” breaks the record of the typhoons that hit the Philippines and the world. With 195 mph wind that devaste central Visayas it is considered “strongest tropical cyclone to make landfall in […]

The Legend of the Miraculous Lady in White Lurking in Eastern Samar’s Hamorawan Spring

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Eastern Samar annually celebrates the Padul-ong Festival in honor of the Blessed Virigin Mary. Celebrated in Eastern Samar province, the Padul-ong Festival is the province’s way to pay homage to its Patroness, the Blessed Virgin Mary. The capital city of the province, pronounced as “bo-rong-gan”, was derived from the Waray-waray word “borong” which means “fog.” […]