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I still call Australia home

If you’re an Aussie you’ve all seen the Qantas add with the song that goes…

“I’m always traveling, I love being free

And so I keep leaving the sun and the sea…

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Tacloban

Touched by the Nazarene, Blessed by the Pope

I had the privilege to cover two religious events in our predominantly Catholic country – the Feast of the Black Nazarene, and a week after that, the state and apostolic visit of Pope Francis in Tacloban, which saw much destruction in the onslaught of Super Typhoon Yolanda (International Name: Haiyan). 3,643 more words

Philippines

Exodus 5

It is a common misconception among my western friends and relatives to think that my house stands out in the rural region. Perhaps they think this by the fact it is neatly and freshly painted, not made of wood, has a proper electricity connection, or water that comes from a tap rather than a hand pump. 264 more words

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

Ministry

ICHABOD- PAPAL GLORY DEPARTING? : A POEM

 ICHABOD – PAPAL GLORY DEPARTING?: A POEM

It’s far from Peter’s Square to Tacloban
But whether near or far, Beelzebub
Is having fun. From off the papal head… 820 more words

IMELDA MARCOS: FROM FIRST LADY TO PILGRIM

TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles) – How times have changed. Imelda Romualdez Marcos, former First Lady and once considered the most powerful and influential woman in the Philippines, has turned pilgrim. 114 more words

Politics

The Papal Visit

Jorge Mario Bergoglio, also known as Pope Francis, was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Before he had his seminary studies, he worked briefly as a chemical technician and as a nightclub bouncer. 833 more words