Monthly Archives: March 2012

Catholic Churches in Quezon City

Are you preparing to visit seven Catholic churches this Holy Week for the traditional Visita Iglesia (Church Visit)? If you are in Quezon City and you don’t have a list yet of churches to visit next week, you can check it here. Although the churches are accessible by public transport you may still need to…

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Pasyon

Do you still remember singing Pabasa or Pasyon, the Lenten tradition of chanting or singing the life, passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ? Pabasa is usually sung by a group of elderly people during Holy Week. I’ve experienced joining Pabasa when I was young. The chanters usually use microphone and speakers so the message…

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Activities for the Holy Week

There are a lot of things that you can do during the Holy Week. Those who are practicing the Catholic faith observe some Lenten traditions such as church visit, station of the cross, Pabasa and similar other activities. Some observe fasting and spiritual retreat for healing and spiritual direction. I’m not familiar with retreat houses,…

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Where To Live While on Vacation

A number of travelers on a budget would prefer those affordable transient houses compared to the pricey hotel rooms. For a small amount, you can rent a small room near the city while you explore the famous landmarks and attractions there. This will save you enough money to buy souvenirs for your folks at home….

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Barangay Fiesta

One of the most memorable occasions for me as a child besides my birthday, was the barangay fiesta. The fiesta falls on the first day of the year, which is New Year’s Day. So, it’s a double celebration for Bayanan residents every January 1. Kids would eagerly wait for the street parade, musiko (band) and…

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