Santa Clara University is not to be missed if you are in California

Mission Santa Clara de Asis was founded by Fr. Junipero Serra in 1777, the 8th of 21 California missions. Originally settled along the banks of the Guadalupe River, the mission was relocated to this site in 1822 because of natural disasters such as fires, earthquakes and floods. In 1926, the original adobe was destroyed byContinue reading “Santa Clara University is not to be missed if you are in California”

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7 Things You Can Do in Sorsogon in 2 Days.

Sometimes two days are all you’ve got. Quash the travel time, you are plunged into maximizing your short vacation. If you find yourself in the proximity of Sorsogon, you can take what my family took in March 2018. If you are coming from Naga City to Legazpi City in the Bicol province of Albay, youContinue reading “7 Things You Can Do in Sorsogon in 2 Days.”

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The Breadth of Bukidnon

Bukidnon has a special place in the heart of the Philippine Jesuits. Almost all of Bukidnon has been established by Jesuit missionaries. Sprawling towns at present have been mission areas in the past. This mountain province of Mindanao is thus home to me. I visited Pangantucan a few days ago with Fr. Neo Saicon SJ,Continue reading “The Breadth of Bukidnon”

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Pilgrimage to Pre-Suppression Jesuit Churches: Kawit, Cavite

From 13-16 January 2015, the Ignatian Youth Camp participants celebrated the Bi-Centennial Anniversary of the Restoration of the Society of Jesus. They went on a pilgrimage to Jesuit churches in the province of Cavite. They wanted to get a glimpse of the missionary activities of the Jesuits before the Suppression. This is one of theContinue reading “Pilgrimage to Pre-Suppression Jesuit Churches: Kawit, Cavite”

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Cagayan de Oro City: In Search of the Old

Cagayan de Oro today is not anymore the city I knew in the late ‘80s. So, I thought I should go around and look for landmarks that reminded me of the past. In the ‘80s, Plaza Divisoria was the centre of the city. It was the place where people would usually meet and congregate. AlsoContinue reading “Cagayan de Oro City: In Search of the Old”

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Kailangan mo na bang Magbakasyon?

Pagod ka na ba? Pakiramdam mo na ba na kailangan mo nang magbakasyon? Ito ang tamang panahon upang maglibang o kaya bumisita sa magagandang lugar at tanawin sa ating bansa. It’s more fun in the Philippines, wika nga. May kuwento ako: Nagpatingin ang isang mangangalakal sa isang duktor. Sinabi niya ang kanyang mga karamdaman lalung-laloContinue reading “Kailangan mo na bang Magbakasyon?”

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