Simbang Gabi means “Evening Mass”

By Feyma | December 17, 2015 | 13

For Filipinos who are Catholic, they will celebrate Simbang Gabi mean, meaning “night mass” or “evening mass” or “Misa de Gallo” (rooster’s mass). It is a nine day novena in honor of Mary the Mother of Jesus Christ the Savior. It is celebrated by going to mass everyday from the 16th of December  to Christmas eve December 24th. Most churches celebrate the mass at dawn. When I was growing up we usually go to church at 4 am. Still sleepy…

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Santa Bob, Feyma, Jean and Sharmaine

It’s Christmas time again!

By Feyma | December 10, 2015 | 24

Well for all Christians all over the world it’s time to celebrate the holiday season again. Christmas is a time for celebration with family, friends and loved ones. For sure Christmas is one of the big festivities all over the world. For kids Christmas gifts sure to bring a big smile to everyone kids face. For other religions they also have special celebrations for the birth of their creator. When we were still in the…

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The teachers walking to the School our niece is wearing the white

A salute to the teachers!

By Feyma | December 3, 2015 | 9

Over Thanksgiving preparation I was talking to my niece Bebe. She was helping out on cooking on some of our food. I was asking her about her younger sister (Sahara) who just graduated her BSED (Bachelor of Science in Education) a year or so ago. She now teaches in the remote area of our province in Sarangani. Bebe’s been mentioning to me about some of the indigenous students of Sahara, you know living in the remote area, some of…

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Davao's Beloved Mayor is running for President

Rody Duterte for President 2016!

By Feyma | November 26, 2015 | 48

Finally Mayor Duterte of Davao decided to run for President of the Philippines in the election in 2016. For Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-LABAN). Many Filipinos are thrilled with his decision especially the Mindanaoans. Really when Mayor Rody said a few months ago that he is not interested to run, many people of the Philippines were disappointed. I know that we were. Even when Aaron was still in the USA, he would tell us that…

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What happened to our world today?

By Feyma | November 19, 2015 | 68

It’s just so unbelievable that a massacre happened in Paris a few days ago. It’s really depressing to see on TV of what’s going on there. It’s so hard to be writing and not shed tears for the innocent people there. When I saw the bodies of too many people lying on the outside of that cafe I felt numb. Can you imagine those people were just eating and enjoying their meals and suddenly they’re lying on the…

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Santa Bob at SM City Davao

Santa Gig again for MindaClaus!

By Feyma | November 12, 2015 | 29

Last weekend was a busy time for Santa Bob. Started off last Friday night, Bob was hired by SM Ecoland (Davao City) to be their Santa. It was the lighting of their Christmas trees there. They had 2 trees side by side with “Hello Kitty” decorations. I think that’s the themes of all SM stores nationwide. Before the lighting of the Christmas tree they had program and presentations with singers and dancers. And they invited like almost a hundred kids…

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