Unintended humor in Lenten telecast
By On Apr 18th, 2015

Holy Week programming is supposed to be pious, pure and Simon-sober, but a morning show last April 1 turned out to be the “accidental” exception...

How Holy Land echoes the messages of Pope Francis
By On Apr 18th, 2015

The apostolic visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines stirred up memories of our visit to the Holy Land on a Holy Week. I joined...

Good for the soul
By On Apr 17th, 2015

Time was when Holy Week gave our TV people permission to take a long break, with networks either shutting down or screening old “bathrobe” dramas....

Hard-boiled eggs in tomato sauce–courtesy of my mom
By On Apr 09th, 2015

Plus easy-to-do ice cream sandwich and vanilla coffee smoothie recipes to beat the heat...

Priest says 3M people drawn to shrine
By On Apr 09th, 2015

A shrine here being administered by a priest with a huge following because of belief in his healing powers has drawn between one to three...

MTRCB inspects buses
On Apr 08th, 2015

On March 30, before the Holy Week rush out of the city, the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) inspected the Araneta Bus...

16-hour Caraballo forest fire spares pilgrimage site
By On Apr 06th, 2015

A 16-hour forest fire in the Caraballo mountains on Black Saturday almost gutted a pilgrimage site in Natividad town in the eastern part of the...

Espina: Nation had ‘very, very peaceful’ Holy Week break
By On Apr 06th, 2015

EXCEPT for some isolated incidents, the Holy Week break was generally peaceful, according to the Philippine National Police that deployed 60,000 of its men to...