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Alay Padyak, Part 2

We were a large group of bikers. We were of different ages, and experiences, too, when it comes to biking. When we started our journey, not far from where we came from, our group decided to have a stop over to the nearest… 1,010 more words

Bike Adventures

Alay Padyak, Part 1

One of the new traditions people do during the Lenten Season here in the Philippines is the Alay Lakad. People, usually Catholics, walk miles and miles of road to show their devotion, and sacrifice for their faith on… 878 more words

Bike Adventures

The Day After Good Friday

I wrote the following piece on Good Friday 2012.  Like countless other things I’ve written over the years, it was scrawled out on a tiny piece of scratch paper and buried in a box never to see the light of day! 494 more words


MALELDO 2017: a Kapampangan Lenten Rite

As soon as Ash Wednesday sets in the land of Pampanga, the official lenten spirit starts creeping slowly until the dawn of Holy Monday. As the pabasa or “puni” as we call it, makeshift chapels, starts they chant, penitents start treading their way on the street. 372 more words


Swertr3s, 16 April 2017 Easter Sunday

Pagkabuhay Nang Ating Diyos Jesuskristo,

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Lenten Season

Blessed Good Friday

Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed.
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