Central Philippines was hit by the deadliest typhoon recorded in the country’s history. For a province already below the poverty line a tragedy like Haiyan was crippling, sending them to their knees. But after a year the dust has settled and victims has risen from the rubbles of the devastation, stories of inspiration and heroism continues to resonate.
Ang Pasko sa bawat tahanang Pilipino ay ang pinakamasaya at makulay sa buong taon. Hindi mawawala ang mga traditional na pagkain gaya ng Bibingka, Hamon, Keso de bola, Puto Bumbong, Tsokolate, Kastanyas, Lechon, Morcon, Embutido at marami pang iba.
With reverence and friendship, I’d like to extend my Christmas greetings to everyone. With the greeting comes the goodwill, hope and peace this world offers enveloped by Divine Providence. This greeting might be received with arched eyebrows, skepticism or a lackluster spirit by some and with warm welcome and faith for others. Nonetheless, I still believe in its wealth of meanings handed down to us in the Christian world 2,000 years ago.
Now on its second year, members of Babae: Council of Filipina-Canadian Women braved the sleet and snow to bring the magic of music to homes of kababayans and Canadian friends.