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A Magnificent Family Homestead at Pontevedra, Capiz

PV 07315 245We  visit ‘distant relatives’ who established their business and homestead not far from Pontevedra in pastoral and idyllic surroundings. Join us on this brief visit, it’s really an amazing place.

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St Isidore the Farmer Church, Pontevedra, Capiz

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This is the third episode of our Pontevedra, Capiz exploration. The Church of St Isidore the Farmer in Pontevedra town has quite an interesting story. It is well worth spending some time exploring it.

Click the link to view our short visit and to enjoy: “The Rest of the Story”.

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Church of St Lawrence the Martyr, Panitan, Capiz

This is a wonderful small town church which is named after a Martyr of the Church, St Lawrence. His story is truly impressive.
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Visita Iglesia 2015 in Pilipino, Ilonggo and English

That’s right we have three versions of the Holy Week Devotions ready for you…if you’re 1st Cathedral in the Americas 4 (R)overseas and away from home this week and want a small touch of home, then you should give one of these a serious look!

Visita Iglesia 2015 in English

Bisita Iglesia 2015 in Pilipino

Bisita Iglesia 2015 in Ilonggo

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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.

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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.

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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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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
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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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