It was 10am this morning when i dropped by the Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage Parish (or Dadiangas Parish) in downtown General Santos City for my Good Friday visit. The Seven Last Words Reflections won’t be up till noon and so I still had time to say my prayers. After my short conversation […]
I have a problem with food. No, let me re-state that. I have a problem declining food being offered to me, especially when it’s FREE (!). Hehe! So when my friend Blogie Robillo of Davao asked me to join them in the Davao Food Appreciation Tour (FAT) last weekend (where a group of bloggers try […]
Good news to all PBA player-wannabees and parents/relatives of PBA player-wannabees!! Former UP and PBA player and coach and the current program director of the National Basketball Training Center (NBTC) Eric Altamirano is bringing to Gen. Santos City his “Coach E Basketball School” this summer! For three (3) straight days from April 1-3, 2008, Coach […]
As with his past wins (and one defeat), Manny "Pacman" Pacquaio will once again be treated to a hero's welcome by his townmates in General Santos City when he goes home to the Tuna Capital after Holy Week (most likely on Monday, March 24, according to an insider). He's set to be in Manila by Maundy Thursday where he and his wife Jinky will be met by his sons, and his mother Dionisia who's flying from Gensan to the big city with baby daughter, Divine Grace.
Halal Food served during Muslim Holidays & celebrations It’s really gonna be a looooong weekend for the people of Gen. Santos City as a combination of Catholic and Islam holidays all fall under the same week! In a letter dated March 12, 2008 to the Office of the City Mayor of GenSan from the Office […]
Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage Parish is the 2nd oldest church in Gen. Santos (after Lagao’s St. Peter and Paul), established in October 13, 1957. That makes her 51 this year. The photo above was taken on Good Friday 1965 when there was hardly any tree at the park in front of the […]
One of the most successful events during the 2008 Kalilangan Festival is the Aiza Seguerra Concert organized by the Passionist Community of the Philippines in celebration of their 50th Anniversary in the country. Administrators of two of the biggest parishes in the city, the Our Lady of Peace & Good Voyage in downtown GenSan and […]
As promised, here they are, a photo collage of pictures taken during the Pops Fernandez Divalicious Concert in GenSan last month during the end of the Kalilangan Festival. It took me awhile to post them because in reality, I left my camera at home that night. Good thing and an angel in the form of […]
One of the more successful schools in Gen. Santos City, the Goldenstate College has truly grown tremendously in the last three years. From its former student population of 2,500 in 2005 it has more than doubled to 6,300 students in 2007.
For my 100th post, (*wolf-whistles*) I am featuring a run-down of Gen. Santos City’s Wi-Fi Hotspots. This list could be incomplete so you may leave a comment after this article if you know of an establishment not mentioned here or you need to correct me if the mentioned Hotspot has turned cold (*wink). By the […]