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Holy Week in Manila

We stayed in the city for this year’s Holy Week. It’s the only time of year  (well, except when there’s a Pacquiao fight, but that’s for another post)  that the streets are deserted. Problem I had was I didn’t really stock up much on groceries before Maudy Thursday when stores closed for the holidays. Plus, [...]

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Seven Last Words of Jesus

THE FIRST WORD  (Gospel of Luke 23:34) “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do.” Pater, dimitte illis, quia nesciunt, quid faciunt. THE SECOND WORD (Gospel of Luke 23:43) “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.” Hodie mecum eris in Paradiso. THE THIRD WORD (Gospel of [...]

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