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Cardinal Tagle Visits Australia

CardinalTagleHis Eminence, Cardinal Luis AntonioTagle, Archbishop of Manila, will be visiting Australia from 1 August to 5 August 2015. 

Cardinal Tagle’s five-day visit will include celebration of masses at different locations and meetings with the Catholic faithful of the Filipino community in Sydney and Melbourne.  His…

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The Barong – Wear It With Pride

Philippine Independence Day celebrations are on the way. It’s that time of the year, when the humble Barong comes out on display.  Despite Sydney’s winter season, people will no doubt brave the weather to shiver and parade their colourful Barongs.

Rod Dingle, Ross Iglesia and Dennis Laxamana dressed to the nines, in their fine Barongs.

Rod…

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Our Mabini Playhouse»

(Dedicated to the memory of Apolinario Mabini in honour of his 150th Birth Anniversary.)

Me and my friend, Jojo Mabini at the Mabini house in Nagtahan.

Me and my friend, Jojo Mabini at the Mabini house in Nagtahan.

I knew of Mabini before I knew of Rizal.  I could write the name Mabini before I could…

The Barong – Wear It With Pride»

Philippine Independence Day celebrations are on the way. It’s that time of the year, when the humble Barong comes out on display.  Despite Sydney’s winter season, people will no doubt brave the weather to shiver and parade their colourful Barongs.

Rod Dingle, Ross Iglesia and Dennis Laxamana dressed to the nines, in their fine Barongs.

Rod…

Perdon: History in the Making»

 It is said that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.  This is so true for author, historian, archivist, Renato Perdon.  What some discard as old and torn documents, creased sepia photographs, Perdon delights in, as treasures to keep.

 

Perdon-booksTo Renato…

Cardinal Tagle Visits Australia»

CardinalTagleHis Eminence, Cardinal Luis AntonioTagle, Archbishop of Manila, will be visiting Australia from 1 August to 5 August 2015. 

Cardinal Tagle’s five-day visit will include celebration of masses at different locations and meetings with the Catholic faithful of the Filipino community in Sydney and Melbourne.  His…

Armed and Ready To Shoot»

Remember when you got dressed to the nines and went along to Studios like X’OR, Browns, or Manila Portraits to pose for ‘the’ life defining photograph?  Although the studios still exist, they are now left for high end commercial photography. 

Kodakan, a…

An Open Letter To Mr. Diel»

 

This is reference to the Manny Diel’s editorial published in the June 2012 issue of the Philippine Community Herald regarding to the Philippine Community Council of NSW.

 

Perception is not reality!  To think otherwise is to be delusional.

If logic prevails, though evidently…

Aguman Charity Golf Tournament A Success»

Aguman Capampangan Australia Inc (ACAI) took to the greens at Rosnay Golf Course, Auburn last month, for its annual Invitational Golf Tournament.

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Despite the weather, 68 golfers from different golf clubs teed off and competed in the invitational tournament with Rey…