Daghang Salamat Señor Sto. Niño

              (photo credits: www.clickthecity.com/travel) I was 5 when I remembered joining the Sto Niño procession in Cebu. Yearly then on, our little family would walk the streets of Colon, candles lighted and mindful not to burn people walking in front of us. I could barely make out what prayers […]

My First Sinulog in Auckland 2009

I say that Christmas is not over until the Sinulog celebration is over. The Sinulog had always been a part of our family tradition ever since it started in Cebu. We actively participate in the Sto Nino Village fiesta celebration and the city activities. I remember the time when people would bring charcoal and smudge the […]

Blessed because of You

Senor Sto Niño have always been the third person in our marriage. We tried for 2 years to have our 1st born and after completing 9 days novena and asking for a child, Lorenzo Mikel was conceived. Yes, we did not name him Niño because we can only have one Niño in the house. Each […]

Memories of Sinulog in Cebu

             photo taken on the Feast of Senyor Sto. Niño  When God seems so far away, we send him messages written on paper and tie it to a balloon. Then, we let the balloon fly to the heavens. Hoping and believing that it gets there. “If you lose hope, somehow […]

One Beat

Fr Sam Pulanco (the person at the right wearing glasses) is the 2nd Filipino priest ordained at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Auckland. He choreographed and danced the Sinulog as his Thanksgiving to the Snr. Sto Nino. The Filipinos supported him. There were 2 all Filipino choir singing Tagalog mass songs that gave more meaning to […]