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Simbang Gabi 2014

sunstar-cebu-logoStarting tomorrow, December 16th, 2014 we will be providing you the full Simbang Gabi program; from the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral one of the churches damaged by the 7.2 magnitude quake of October 2013; as we have for the past 2 years

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Simbang Gabi Day 1 – December 16, 2014

Simbang Gabi Day 2 – December 17, 2014

Simbang Gabi Day 3 – December 18, 2014

Simbang Gabi Day 4 – December 19, 2014

Simbang Gabi Day 5 – December 20, 2014

Simbang Gabi Day 6 – December 21, 2014

Simbang Gabi Day 7 – December 22, 2014

Simbang Gabi Day 8 – December 23, 2014

Simbang Gabi Day 9 – December 24, 2014

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Iloilo Airport – The Old and The New…

One of our most popular stories over the years was the short story we posted on the Old Iloilo Aiport at Manduriao in Iloilo City. The one thing that we hadn’t done until recently was to do a story on the New Iloilo International Airport.

Well, here they are together at last… As many of you already know the site of the Old Airport site was purchased by Megaworld and they are currently developing what has been termed by many as: ‘the new downtown Iloilo’.  Continue reading

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Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town by Stephen Leacock

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Sunshine Sketches is considered to be one of the most enduring classics of Canadian humourous literature. It was published in 1912 and recounts the adventures of people living in the fictional town of Mariposa which is modelled on Leacock’s experiences in the Town of Orillia on the shores of Lake Simcoe in Ontario. Continue reading

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Bishop Morrow’s Old & New Testaments

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The late Bishop of Krishnagar the Most Reverend Louis Laravoire Morrow, SDB, wrote many books on the Catholic Faith and two of them were: My Bible History: Old Testament and My Bible History” New Testament. We have just added those two Audio Books to our library. Continue reading

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Magellan’s Voyage Revisited

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Magellan was a Portuguese Explorer who became known for having organised and captained the first expedition from Europe to Asia by the west, rounding the Americas by the south and crossing the Pacific Ocean for the first time, which resulted in the first circumnavigation of the Earth.

The circumnavigation was actually completed after Magellan’s death during the Voyage by  the Basque Juan Sebastian Elcano. Continue reading

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The War of 1812 in 3 short Episodes

War of 1812 001We are pleased to present for your entertainment 3 short 18 to 20 minute Episodes on the only War in which the United States was actually beaten. Contrary to popular opinion it was not actually a war between Canada and the United States. It was in fact a battle between Great Britain and the United States – you might say it was a last gasp in the American Revolution…

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

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Leacock’s The Mariner of St Malo

images (12)Leacock was  a world reknowned Canadian humourist was also a well know Professor of Social Sciences, History and writer. Between the years 1910 and 1925, he was the most widely read English-speaking author in the world. He was known for his light humour along with criticisms of people’s follies. Continue reading

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Sta Barbara Church, Santa Barbara.

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We’ve made a few adjustments and changes to our story on the Sta Barbara Church, the Cradle of the Revolution in Santa Barbara, Iloilo. Continue reading

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Barrows’ History of the Philippines

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We have just added an interesting ‘Audio Book’ by Davis P. Barrows titled the  History of the Philippines. The book was written in the early 1900s and is an interesting document for that reason alone. The commentary is not always, what we would today, consider ‘POLITICALLY CORRECT’ and we caution our readers on that. Continue reading

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