De Lima prays for liberty by Holy Week
By On Mar 16th, 2017

Detained Sen. Leila de Lima on Wednesday appealed for liberty before the Holy Week, hoping to make good on her vow to participate in the...

Church marks Ash Wednesday today to usher in Lent
By On Mar 01st, 2017

To the faithful: Start Lent today, Ash Wednesday, by fasting. You can donate the money you save by skipping meals to the feeding program of...

In Bulacan, carriages used for Holy Week tell Christmas story, too
On Dec 26th, 2016

Ornate “carrozas” (carriages or floats), which are paraded through streets during Holy Week in Bulacan province, are teaching children the Nativity—the story of the birth...

Hometown blues and ‘Apo Tiago’
By On Jul 31st, 2016

Last night I dreamt I went—not to Manderley—but to Betis again, the fiesta and holiday haunts of my youth and childhood and my father’s hometown...

Pia chills with friends during short visit
On Apr 10th, 2016

HOME for a few days last Holy Week for some commitments in Manila, Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach found time to chill with good friends, particularly...

18 killed, scores hurt in Holy Week incidents
On Mar 29th, 2016

AT LEAST 18 were killed and scores injured in several incidents during the country’s Lenten observance last week, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction...

How Aquino’s Lent went
By On Mar 28th, 2016

PRESIDENT Aquino stayed in Manila during the Lenten holidays, attending to the state’s business as well as taking time for family and personal leisure, according...

Fewer people left Metro on Holy Week break, says QC police
By On Mar 28th, 2016

FEWER passengers left Metro Manila during the Holy Week break this year, at least based on figures gathered by the police from the Araneta bus...