• Pasyon with an environmental twist One of the most enduring traditions of Filipino Catholics during Holy Week is the reading and singing of the Pasyon—an epic narrative of the life, passion, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Now, one man has used the rhyme and rhythm of the Pasyon to tell the beauty and wonders of Mother Nature. Eriberto “Toto” […] Nathaniel Melican 4 min read
  • Keeping our traditions alive for Lent Filipino Catholics follow different traditions during Holy Week to commemorate the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Two of the most popular traditions are the “pabasa” (chanting of the Lord’s passion)and “Visita Iglesia” (church visit). The pabasa, which usually starts on Holy Monday, is the ritual reading of the “pasyon”, an epic poem in […] Selies Galvez 3 min read
  • Welcome to Instagram, Pope Francis! The world was agog when Pope Francis joined the social media site Twitter in 2013, where every so often, the pontiff shares his thoughts on issues affecting the world. Then, he continued to win the hearts of the faithful all over the world by kissing babies, caring for the ill and homeless, taking selfies with the […] Angie Chui 2 min read