PAGSAULOG SA PAGTU-O (A Celebration of Faith)

My journey of faith (“pagtu-o”) had been greatly influenced by our family’s devotion to the Senyor Sto. Niño, Cebu’s Beloved Holy Child, God and King. I grew up believing that we were always protected and looked after by the city’s icon of faith. My mom has a collection of rare and beloved Sto. Nino carved […]

Strength Regained


Moved by the Groove (photo credit)) Despite the 15 years that I lived in Cebu, I never danced to worship the Santo Nino. It was more a cultural, fun thing to do to dance during the Sinulog for me in my younger years. But that all changed in 2010. On the last night of the nine-day […]

A Hand to Hold

I was raised by my grandparents. They told me that if I sent out happy thoughts into the universe, God would be very pleased and would send his angels to always protect me. When darkness looms, I hold their hand and angels would be singing “Gloria in excelsis Deo” in my mind to hush the […]

A Servant’s Heart

This is a story of a Filipino couple with profound faith, endless passion and immeasurable devotion. This is the story of a couple with a Servant’s Heart. Perhaps even before they were born, they were already destined to be in God’s fold and service. His name, Oscar means God Spear & Gentle Friend and her […]