A Consolidated Fiesta Album

  As deeply ingrained in their culture and ethos, Filipinos live and breathe fiestas. Here is a consolidated album of past fiestas in Guinarona, the small parish in Leyte, Philippines, where San Pascual Baylon lords it over. We would like to suggest that livelihood be incorporated into the fiesta by way of product promos and…

Video Reports with CNN

A Message to the thieves: http://ireport.cnn.com/themes/custom/resources/cvplayer2.0/IReportEmbedPlayer.swf?site=ireport&profile=ireport-embed&context=embed&contentId=1208126/0 The devotion to San Pascual: http://ireport.cnn.com/themes/custom/resources/cvplayer2.0/IReportEmbedPlayer.swf?site=ireport&profile=ireport-embed&context=embed&contentId=1208124/0 The history of San Pascual Baylon Han Guinarona: http://ireport.cnn.com/themes/custom/resources/cvplayer2.0/IReportEmbedPlayer.swf?site=ireport&profile=ireport-embed&context=embed&contentId=1205681/0 The old San Pascual Baylon Han Guinarona: http://ireport.cnn.com/themes/custom/resources/cvplayer2.0/IReportEmbedPlayer.swf?site=ireport&profile=ireport-embed&context=embed&contentId=1204403/0

Bidding Farewell. . .

  And so it’s over. The most successful Papal Visit ever for the Philippines, January 15-19, 2015. Yes, Virginia, a picture do speak a thousand words. The picture above evokes both triumph and poignancy. It also speaks volumes about the character of President Noynoy Aquino. A person full of sincerity and truth. And the Filipino…

#BienvenidoPapaFranciscoYAdios

And so he comes, like the rain that slakes the thirst for humaneness, rectitude and salvation. Welcome to the Philippines, Pope Francis. And please help us find our missing San Pascual Baylon Han Guinarona. Much kudos and congratulations to President Noynoy Aquino and the organizers for the smooth, well-run and very successful hosting of the…

The History of San Pascual Baylon Han Guinarona

    NOTE: We are appealing to Pope Francis to look into the disappearance of the miraculous 111-year old San Pascual Baylon Han Guinarona image. The circumstances behind the precious icon’s disappearance point to an inside job. In 1903, in the midst of a cholera epidemic, THE FOUNDERS OF GUINARONA sent Timoteo Daclizon to Manila…

The Old San Pascual Baylon Han Guinarona

We cannot overemphasize the importance of recovering the old San Pascual Baylon Han Guinarona. Our ancestors are calling for it. It has been missing since June 2010. The circumstances of the icon’s disappearance point to an inside job, what with the Guinarona Parish Church being gated and locked. We appeal to Pope Francis to help…