By Tarra Quismundo
Generations of artisans have made a living out of the chisel in this town that carries the tool in its name. And the symphony of gouges carving faces and hands, shaping wood into laments or smiles, becomes ever more vibrant in months like these, when Catholics turn to the town’s shops to find pieces of art that symbolize their faith.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
The Supreme Court will not hold its regular enbanc (full court) session Tuesday as it has started its Lenten break, its Information Office said.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
Quezon City policemen facing reprimand for minor offenses have been offered a chance to redeem themselves on Good Friday.
Traditional cultural practices associated with the observance of Holy Week are disappearing in many parts of the country, a retired priest here said.
By Aissa dela Cruz
I HAVE not cooked or eaten Sinigang sa Bayabas for a long, long time because native pink guavas are extremely difficult to find. This popular dish in Laguna is close to my heart that my first article for Kitchen Stories back in November 2003 was the “Guava Pink Memories” of my childhood.
By Delfin T. Mallari Jr.
If you’re among the annual throng of Mount Banahaw pilgrims during Holy Week, offer the deities not only prayers and candles but also help them turn their spiritual abode into a paradise of lush greens.
By Philip C. Tubeza
Will you give up your favorite teleserye (soap opera) to observe Lent?
By Juan Mercado
National Migrants Sunday” will be marked February 17. A new commission on “Pastoral Care for Migrants and Itinerant People,” 27 years back, set first Sunday of Lent to focus attention on a trickle but growing stream of migrants.
By V.P. Vamenta
The shortest month of February is turning out to be one of the more eventful this year, even if it was just mid-month as it was yesterday.
Catholics all over the world observe today as Ash Wednesday by going to church and having ash placed on their foreheads to open the 40-day season of Lenten. In his Lenten message, Pope Benedict XVI urged the Catholic faithful to rekindle their faith in Jesus Christ and love their neighbors in concrete ways. “Lent invites [...]
A Church official on Tuesday reminded the Catholic faithful to fast and abstain from meat as the Christian world marks Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the season of Lent.
By Philip C. Tubeza
Here’s one way to lose weight while enriching one’s spirituality: Fast during the entire period of Lent and donate the money intended for your food to the hungry.
By Tonette Orejas
“Father, forgive them for they know not what they do.”