What Yolanda failed to destroy (photo by TM Malones)

… the “yolandas” before YOLANDA: a journeyman’s account

Today is November 8, 2014.  Millions of Filipinos and the world remember today as the day Yolanda devastated most parts of the Visayas in...

Flashes of the Sacred

Recalling a day in early December, this was I believe our fourth visit to Brgy. Agdaliran after Typhoon Yolanda hit. I was sitting at...

The Journey of Rebuilding Goes Beyond the Fishing Boat

REBUILD Project earned the brand of a “fishing boat project”.  Rightly so.  After Yolanda’s rampage, our hearts bled for the small fisherfolks whose only...
Ms. Marie del Rosario-Apattad, CFO’s Head of Project Management Division, with the staff of Region VI National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), turns over the Php250,000.00 Seed Fund to Mr. Danny del Rosario of RISE, representing the MKK Consumers Cooperative.
The Vienna Pastoral Team (clockwise from top-left): Fr. Gerald Gump, Andrea Geiger, Fr. Adolf Valenta, Fr. Gregor Jansen, Fr. Stefan Reuffurth, Christa Langer, Fr. Bernhard Messer,  Fr. Marckus Beranek, Veronika Pruller (pastoral director),  Fr. Nikolaus Krasa (vicar general), Fr. Werner Pikner, Fr. Rhys Robert Jacek, Otmar Spanner, Stefan Lobnig, Bp. Stephan Turnovszky (episcopal vicar) and Martin Sindelar
Bangon WV
Blessing and launching of MKK Communal Organic Vegetable Farm in Nasapahan, Lemery.
Fr. Raul Dayaday, parish priest, presides over the blessing of the new Computer Room of Cabantohan Primary School.
CD Titon Mitra of UNDP delivering his response to partner communities.
The damaged beam of Santikan classroom reveals that only a single, undersized round steel bar is supporting the structure.