Sunday, December 25, 2016

Another Breather in EPIC PARC Rainforest Camp, Tanay, Rizal

DCP's Creating Design Solutions Together Exhibition

Throwback Photos: San Pablo City's Palarong Panlunsod 2015

Food for the Trails: Alamat Restaurant, Tagaytay City

Picnic Grove, Tagaytay City

People's Park in the Sky, Tagaytay City

Food for the Trails: Where to Eat in Zamboanga City

City of Romance: Zamboanga City's Santa Cruz Island

City of Romance: Zamboanga City 2

City of Romance: Zamboanga City 1

Bitaogan Women's Association in San Isidro, Davao Oriental

Remembering the Dead (2015, 2016)

A Short Stay in Mati, Davao Oriental

Yaman Kayamanan Art Project in Davao City International Airport

A Morning Walk in Intramuros, Manila

Into the Fortress: Fort Santiago in Intramuros, Manila

A Second Tour of San Pablo City's Lakes

Finally, An Inside Look at the Museo de San Pablo

Revisiting Malvar Shrine in Santo Tomas, Batangas

CoRambLan Festival 2015 in Alaminos, Laguna

Revisiting the Nagcarlan Undeground Cemetery

Weekend Walk in Liliw, Laguna

Food for the Trails: Arabella Camello's Bakehaus and Coffee Shop, Liliw, Laguna

Landed in Leyte: MacArthur Landing Memorial National Park in Palo, Leyte

Landed in Leyte: Visiting Lake Danao

Food for the Trails: Where to Eat in Ormoc City

Landed in Leyte: A Walk Through the City of Ormoc

Recalling the 2015 Manila International Book Fair

Food for the Trails: Bubbles Crispy Pata Restaurant, Lucena City, Quezon

Food for the Trails: Old San Juan Hotel and Restaurant, San Juan, Batangas

A Breather in Phillip's Sanctuary, Antipolo, Rizal

Back to Zoo, Manila Zoo

Revisiting Luneta Park

Food for the Trails: SLERS Ham and Cafe, Cagayan de Oro City

A Morning Walk in Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental

Trip to Malaybalay City, Bukidnon

MFL Nature Handicrafts in Pura, Tarlac

Shrine of St. Therese of the Child Jesus, Pasay City

Recalling the Philippine Halal Assembly

The New Face of San Pablo City Cathedral

San Pablo Cathedral Renovation: Update 4 (A New Face Emerges)

Larger-Than-Life Christmas Decors in U.P. Los Baños

San Pablo City's Christmas Lights

Throwback Christmas: Santo Tomas, Batangas

Throwback Christmas: Zamboanga City's Christmas Lights and Music

Throwback Christmas: Tanauan City, Batangas

San Pablo City's Train Station Gets A Makeover

Food for the Trails: Kalahi Bakery in San Pablo City, Laguna

Food for the Trails: Prosperity Food Haus in San Pablo City, Laguna

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Cathedral Parish of St. Paul the First Hermit 2016 Lenten Activities

For those in San Pablo City, Laguna or who are planning to spend the rest of the Holy Week here in the city, here are the activities organized by the Cathedral Parish of St. Paul the First Hermit. This information was disseminated by the Cathedral Parish of St. Paul the First Hermit Social Communication Ministry. Visit the Cathedral’s page at:

March 10
Kumpisalang Bayan
07:00 pm – Cathedral

March 11
Parish Lenten Recollection
Rev. Msgr. Jerry V. Bitoon – Vicar General, Diocese of San Pablo
05:15 pm – Cathedral

March 18
Parish Pabasa
05:15 pm – Resurrection Chapel

March 20 – Palm Sunday
07:00 am – Solemn Blessing of Palms and Procession at the City Plaza
07:45 am – Holy Mass

March 21 – Holy Monday
07:00 am – Visita Iglesia, Archdiocese of Lipa and Diocese of Imus

March 22 – Holy Tuesday
01:30 pm – Estacion Heneral at Sampaloc Lake
05:15 pm – Holy Mass

March 23 – Holy Wednesday
06:00 pm – General Procession on the Passion of Christ

March 24 – Maundy Thursday
06:00 am – Chrism Mass and Renewal of Priestly Vows
05:15 pm – Mass of the Lord’s Supper and Washing of the Feet
07:00 pm – 12:00 mn – Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

March 25 – Good Friday
07:00 am – Tenebrae
12:00 nn – Seven Last Words
03:00 pm – Celebration of the Word and Veneration of the Cross
05:00 pm – Solemn Procession / Pahalik sa Mahal na Señor

March 26 – Black Saturday
07:30 pm – Easter Vigil, Blessing of Fire and Water

March 27 – Easter Sunday
04:00 am – Salubong
04:45 am – Holy Mass

Kamay ni Hesus Healing Church Holy Week Schedule 2016

The Holy of Week of the Christians (particularly of the Roman Catholics) is already underway and for most Filipino Catholics, this week is a good time to visit churches and shrines, for their meditations, visita iglesia, and personal pilgrimages.

For those who want to visit Kamay ni Hesus Healing Church, famous for its huge image of the Ascending Christ, here are the activities for the week. The Church is found in Brgy. Tinamnan, Lucban, Quezon. For more details, you may visit its website at, or you may send an e-mail to, or you may call the church directly at (042) 540-2206. Please send in your comment, dear reader, if this post helped you.

 Palm Sunday – March 20
- Eucharistic Celebration (07:30 am)
   Commemoration of Jesus’ entry to Jerusalem with a solemn procession
  Venue: Marian Park to Healing Church
- Morning Mass (09:00 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am)
- Healing Mass (02:30 pm)

Holy Tuesday – March 22
- Afternoon Mass (04:00 pm)

Holy Wednesday – March 23
- Healing Mass (09:00 am)
- Afternoon Mass (04:00 pm)

Maundy Thursday – March 24
- Confession (09:00 am – 12:00 nn)
- Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper (04:00 pm)
  Washing of the Feet
   Holy Communion
   Procession (inside the church)
  Benediction (Reposition of the Blessed Sacrament)
- Adoration to the Blessed Sacrament (until 11:30 pm)

Good Friday – March March 25
- Confession (09:00 am – 12:00 nn)
- Reflection on the Mercy and Compassion of God by Fr. Joey A. Faller (01:45 pm – 02:45 pm)
  Liturgy of the Word
  Veneration of the Cross
  Procession around Kamay ni Hesus Healing Church
  Note: Veneration of the Cross continues until 10:00 pm

Black Saturday – March 26
- Continuous Veneration of the image of Christ crucified in the church
- Easter Vigil (09:30 pm)
  Blessing of Fire
  Paschal Candle Rite
  Holy Mass
  Encuentro (Salubong)

Easter Sunday – March 27
- Morning Mass (07:30 am, 09:00 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am)
- Healing Mass (02:30 pm)