Tito Fergus, is the Santo Niño Statue in Cebu the real one?

The Santo Nino with Candles

Now, there’s a great question posed by a young teenager. I would normally have shown him where to start looking for the answer to his own question. However, in this case I wanted to get an answer to it myself…so off I went to check things out…

click the link to see what I found and to read: “The Rest of the Story

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The Churches Visited in 2014 & early 2015

Here is the annual review of the Churches we have visited and reported on for you since March 2014…we hope you will enjoy it.

Click the link to view and enjoy: “The Rest of the Story

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On the Road to discover Capiz Province

PV 07315 176Join us as we get On the Road Again to discover Capiz Province, we have three or four churches that we’ll be visiting, and a whole lot of other interesting things. This will be a series of 5 Episodes and we hope you’ll enjoy them all.

click the link to start your Capiz adventure and to view: “The Rest of the Story

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There’s an abandoned mansion in Oton.

The Mansion in Oton

 

There’s a fascinating abandoned mansion to visit as you drive into Oton.

Come along with  us on an exploration and tour from Downtown Iloilo to Oton and back visiting a series of excellent places you should not miss when you come to our area.

click the link and get “The Rest of the Story

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Join us on another Basang Basa Episode

Basang Basa Mar 1, 15

 

 

 

 

ILECO 1 announced another all day shutdown of the system for maintenance for this past Sunday! As is our habit we got outta town – away from the heat and humdidity in favour of the cool ocean breezes and waters of the Sulu Sea outside of San Joaquin, Iloilo.

click the link to view: “The Rest of the Story

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Xi Who Must be Obeyed? Em, I doubt it!

Economist Front Page

The Economist, published their September 24th, 2014 issue with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the cover under the caption:

“Xi Who Must be Obeyed”.

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Bisita Iglesia 2015 – Bersyons Ilonggo & Pilipino

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThat’s right! We have now completed the Ilonggo/ Hiligaynon & Pilipino/Tagalog versions for the Easter Devotions. We really hope you will enjoy them.

click this link to view and enjoy: Bersyon Ilonggo/Hiligaynon
or
click this link to view and enjoy: Bersyon Pilipino/Tagalog

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The 2015 English Language Edition of Visita Iglesia has arrived.

Bamboo OrganWe are pleased to advise you that the 2015 English language edition of the HP’s Visita Iglesia is now available on the main website as well as on slideshare. This year we accompany the all 3 editions with music from Armando -V. Salarza playing the Bamboo Organ at the San José Church in Las Piñas, Manila.

click the link to view and enjoy: the 2015 Visita Iglesia in English.

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Eusebio Villanueva’s Mansion in Ilo²

Villanueva Mansion

 

 

You’ve seen it. Probably driven by it a million times and never really took the time to take a close look. Well, here is your chance to take a closer look and to find out what the story behind the place is.

click the link to view and enjoy: “The Rest of the Story

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De la Rama Mansion in Ilo²

De la Rama Mansion

 

Another in our series on the: Sights & Sounds of Ilo². The abandoned De la Rama Mansion which has a really interesting back story. Make sure to check it out.

 

 

click on the link to view and enjoy: “The Rest of the Story“.

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Looking for a good read?

Well, we’ve added almost 20 new Audio Books that we hope you’ll find interesting and enjoy and there’ll be more in the next few days. Hope you enjoy these new additions.

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Some of the Lopez Family Mansions in Ilo²

Filipino Homes

The family is one of the many wealthy families that originate from Iloilo.This is perhaps one of the richest Ilonggo families, the sheer number of their mansions in the Ilo² region is a testament to that. This is the brief story of three or four of those fabulous homes but there are more and we will try to include them here in future reports. Enjoy!

click the link to view and enjoy: “The Rest of the Story

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