Mostly Catholics, Filipinos start attending a series of Eucharistic celebrations on December 16. This dawn mass is called ‘Simbang Gabi’ (night worship) as it is still dark when most churches open for Catholics to attend mass.
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A hopeful fluttering heartbeat, sweaty nervous hands and eager eyes while you wait for the mailman. There was once a time when chocolates and handwritten letters on scented paper sealed with a kiss were the currency of love.
AS A PRELUDE to the Philippines’ participation in the 2016 World Baseball Qualifier Classic in Sydney next month, the Sydney Blue Sox major league baseball team is holding a ‘Filipino Day at the Baseball’ on Sunday, January 24.
The Philippine Community Council (PCC-NSW) claims to be the peak organization of Filipinos in New South Wales. However, their recent 25th anniversary celebration was anything but what they claim it to be. It was met with nothing less than controversy as usual. Their late celebration fell on Friday, the 13th of November and the place […]
Roses are red, violets are blue. Is it a day of romance, or retailers’ dream come true? There is no denying that the 14th of February continues to attract great celebrations of love while businesses can embrace a healthy sales opportunity.
The biennial All-Ateneo Alumni Convention, Convergence 2014, is going to be held in New York City on August 21, 22, and 23, in cooperation with the Ateneo Alumni Association North America, Inc., co-sponsored by the Filipino American National Historical Society of New York. This is a gathering of alumni from various Jesuit schools in the world.
Basking in the success of their well-attended gathering, organisers of the 2013 St. Theresa’s College alumnae reunion met at Baulkham Hills NSW recently to hand-over duties to the 2014 team.
It was a mega-musical extravaganza with some of the very best Filipino entertainers together at Blacktown RSL last 3 March, performing for the Philippine Community Council of NSW’s PADER “Help” Charity Event.
Everyone is invited to participate in the Christmas celebration of Woodcroft residents to be held on December 8 at the Woodcroft Neighbourhood Centre, Woodcroft Drive, Woodcroft NSW 2767. A 30-minute rosary in honour of the Blessed Virgin Mary will start at 5:30pm followed by dinner sharing. There will be games, entertainment and raffle of several […]
13 yr old Bernadette Marquez placed 2nd in the Australian Pro/Am Junior open in Waltz, Slow Foxtrot and Quick Step. It was a memorable experience for her because she competed with more experienced dancers from different states across Australia. It was also her first attempt to compete at Town Hall. Apart from her dancing skills, […]
It’s the year of the Dragon and the Chinese Lunar New Year is being celebrated once again at the only authentic Chinese seafood restaurant in Westpoint, Blacktown. Also referred to as Spring Festival, this is an important annual feast celebrated by Chinese round the globe. The festival is based on Chinese calendar and starts on […]
Seeking all graduates of Araullo High School class 1963 from Manila, for a reunion next year. Please call Cora Yco Perez, mobile: 0424 666 664 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.