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Caught in the Middle of a Life-Death Experience

Caught in the Middle of a Life-Death Experience

Levy Abad December 5, 2017 0

(On Finding Goodness in an Unfortunate Situation) by Robin Allan M. Banaag Middle of a green light. Running at a good speed. Trying to be as observant as I could while crossing a busy

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Heber Bartolome Rocks Winnipeg!

Heber Bartolome Rocks Winnipeg!

Levy Abad September 26, 2017 0

by Levy Abad That Sunday night proved to be a great evening at Canton Food Gallery, where the legendary Filipino troubadour/singer-songwriter, painter, and professor of Filipino Literature at De La Salle University Heber Bartolome

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Free Francisca Linconao: Resistimos! (part 1 of 2)

Free Francisca Linconao: Resistimos! (part 1 of 2)

Levy Abad August 8, 2017 0

by Levy Abad Seemingly, small events such as a forum of a hundred people may be perceived insignificant by the eye of the unconscientisized. However, to anybody who understands the process of building a

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Jhayzon Paredes: Rocker Entrepreneur

Jhayzon Paredes: Rocker Entrepreneur

Levy Abad April 11, 2017 0

by Levy Abad Many of those who are familiar with the Rock ’n’ Roll scene of Winnipeg’s Filipino community most likely know also Jason “Jhayzon” Paredes as a rakista and the founder of three

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For the Record: Immortal Sacrament (2008–2016)

For the Record: Immortal Sacrament (2008–2016)

Levy Abad March 8, 2017 0

by Levy Abad One of the best Filipino-Canadian Metal bands in Manitoba, Immortal Sacrament, during its heyday in 2012, was comprised by Paul Magnaye (vocals), Marron Verzosa (guitar), Niko Guilbang (bass), Victor “Vic” Bautista

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Reflections on Theology of Liberation

Reflections on Theology of Liberation

Levy Abad September 9, 2016 0

by Levy Abad The decision of our Pastor to go on Sabbatical to do some immersion in the North and learn about the different forms of being a Church is a radical step. It

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Rizal on Reform and Revolution (conclusion)

Rizal on Reform and Revolution (conclusion)

Levy Abad November 25, 2015 0

Andres Bonifacio and other leaders of the Katipunan, together with ranks of the revolutionaries, belonged to the “left-wing tendency” of those who adhered to the ideas that Jose Rizal espoused. Upon closer look at

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Rizal on Reform and Revolution (part 3 of 4)

Rizal on Reform and Revolution (part 3 of 4)

Levy Abad November 11, 2015 0

by Levy Abad What were the tendencies that arose out of Jose Rizal’s ideas? The reform movement that he led exposed the abuses committed during the Spanish colonial and feudal rule. Aside from writing

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Rizal on Reform and Revolution (part 2)

Rizal on Reform and Revolution (part 2)

Levy Abad September 8, 2015 0

by Levy Abad The fresh ideas from abroad during the time of Jose Rizal cannot be anything but the ideas coming from the revolution in France and the American Revolution, which was also inspired

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Rizal on Reform and Revolution (part 1 of 4)

Rizal on Reform and Revolution (part 1 of 4)

Levy Abad August 5, 2015 0

by Levy Abad Almost a third of the seventeenth century, prior to the birth of Jose Rizal, constituted the history of the French Revolution. The great ideas of the French Revolution like equality, liberty,

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