Pagtuonan natin ng pansin ang kultura ng Santacruzan. Nakasali ka na ba o nakinuod ka lamang. Ano nga ba ang kuwento sa kabila ng Santacruzan? Isang pagpaparangal sa paghahanap ng tunay na krus ni Reyna Elena ang santacruzan. Si Reyna Elena ang ina ni Emperador Constantino ng Kaharian ng Roma. Ginawa niyang pambansang relihiyon angContinue reading “Ano ang Kahulugan ng Santacruzan?”
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Should We Preserve the Santacruzan?
The growing consciousness of the important role of women in Christian faith has been brought about by many feminist Catholic theologians and their continuous writings on the subject. But long before this consciousness came about, the Filipino community particularly the Tagalogs concocted a popular retelling of biblical and historical female personages who contributed to theContinue reading “Should We Preserve the Santacruzan?”
Shall We Change the Flores de Mayo to Hunyo?
When the dominant color of the countryside is brown and the heat is piercing, the need for water becomes pronounced. Imagine if your bread and butter solely depends on the fruit of the soil, nothing will make your heart jump for joy than the first signs of rain. In the past when climate change wasContinue reading “Shall We Change the Flores de Mayo to Hunyo?”
Maytime Festivals: In Praise of the First Rains
If you jumped for joy when the first drop of rain fell on our soil after a very long drought, then you will understand the fiestas of May. If you felt so relieved when it rained, marking the end of this terrible heat brought by the El Nino, then you know why May is celebratedContinue reading “Maytime Festivals: In Praise of the First Rains”