The Sunday Times Magazine

Spiritual and mystical aspects of John Paul the Great

April 20, 2014 12:14 am

INSPIRING and lovable John Paul II the Great, who will be canonized in Rome with another great pope, John the 23rd, next Sunday, is well-known even to non-Catholics. Avid fans saw TV documentaries, read all kinds of publications about him … Read more »

‘Yolanda’-stricken mangroves in Leyte need long-term protection

April 20, 2014 12:07 am

Since Super Typhoon Yolanda devastated the mangroves in central Visayas, the government has allocated P347 million, and has then increased to P1 billion recently, intended to rehabilitate mangroves in coastal areas. As the deaths of thousands and loss of livelihood … Read more »

Start learning young

April 20, 2014 12:06 am

Going to the outdoor playschool did not go as smoothly as we would have wanted. With a minor foot injury, I was pleased to hear that we were going to ride a cab going to the location. However, getting a … Read more »

Get rid of junk mail

April 20, 2014 12:05 am

(Easy and very simple tips for eco-friendly lifestyle; but enough to help conserve the treasures of nature.) Junk mail is an ongoing problem for mailboxes all over the world. Almost every household receives unwanted advertisements, magazines and solicitations that are … Read more »

A new beginning

April 19, 2014 7:04 pm

Our lives go on cycles, and often we find ourselves beginning a new chapter. Whether it is because we reach a milestone like a birthday or something crucial happens in our lives, we sit down and reflect on what life … Read more »

The Manila Cathedral: The ‘Mother Church’ restored

April 12, 2014 9:12 pm

The story of the Manila Cathedral is not only a story of the Church, it is also a story of Intramuros, a story of Manila, a story of the Philippines. Manila Cathedral is a time narrative; it is about ruins … Read more »

Thoughts for the Holy Week

April 12, 2014 8:32 pm

It would be unusual these days to meet someone who has not been hooked on social media. As more and more people write blogs or rave about the best vacations they’ve had, or the best meals in town, many more … Read more »

Taoid 2014 highlights Filipino legacies

April 12, 2014 8:20 pm

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) focuses on local cultural heritage in the National Heritage Month happening in May. Awareness and preservation of heritage are vital in the construction and strengthening of our national identity. This will … Read more »

Guhit artists opens ‘Salu-Salo’ exhibit

April 12, 2014 8:20 pm

The “Guhit” group of eight outstanding Filipino painters and sculptors will open the Salu-Salo exhibit on April 12 at the BenCab Museum in Baguio City. Running until June 8, painter and art educator Araceli Limcaco Dans heads the other exhibiting … Read more »


April 12, 2014 8:19 pm

The Masses are composed (I delirious with song); a few on motorcycles, blowing fully- paid horns, worse for wear, brushed up. Of the women, those pregnant: thighs muffling the laughter, taking streets, tearing down our petty names on iron sheets. … Read more »