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Houses for the People of Tanauan Leyte: Ministry Trip 22-26 Jan 2015

We finally made it to Tacloban!

Our trip to Tanauan Leyte was planned for last September. But owing to the poor condition of the airport runway, we decided to postpone it to 22-26 Jan 2015. 1,001 more words


Kristel Mae.....for Kristel Mae "Mhai" Padasas

Kristel Mae
(for Kristel Mae “Mhai” Padasas)
ni Apolinario Villalobos

mga pangarap na sa isang iglap
ay nalusaw nang hindi sinasadya
patunay na ang buhay sa mundo… 185 more words

Apolinario Villalobos

Pope Francis in Leyte

I remember that early morning when I woke up to white smoke coming from the Sistine Chapel’s chimney and “Habemus Papam!” cheers on the TV.  Minutes after, we got a call from Tiya (auntie) Lydia from the States, Papa has just gotten out of the operating room.  680 more words

Family Ties

Pope holds Mass in rainy Tacloban

By Philip Pullella and Manuel Mogato, Reuters
Posted at 01/17/2015 10:18 AM

TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines – Storms greeted Pope Francis when he arrived in the central Philippines city of Tacloban on Saturday to pray for the dead and comfort survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, the country’s worst natural disaster that killed 6,300 people barely a year ago. 481 more words


Pope tells 'Yolanda' survivors: I'm here to be with you

By Kathlyn dela Cruz, ABS-CBNnews.com
Posted at 01/17/2015 11:01 AM | Updated as of 01/17/2015 11:07 AM

MANILA – Pope Francis flew to Tacloban City, Leyte on Saturday to celebrate Mass with thousands of survivors of super typhoon Yolanda and give them hope that all is not lost despite the tragedy. 583 more words


Pope Francis Praises Typhoon Haiyan Survivors and Filipino Migrant Workers

Pope Francis marked his second day in Asia’s most Catholic nation by praising the contribution made to society by Filipino migrant workers as well as paying tribute to victims and survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, which killed over 6,000 people when it tore through the archipelago nation in November 2013. 182 more words