Archive for Christmas

December 22nd, 2016Christmas, Features, gift, Hanabishi, OFWsunnex 0 Comments

YULETIDE season typically connotes annual Christmas parties and holiday gift shopping. But for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), the season means returning to the homeland to spend quality time with loved ones they haven’t seen for a long time. Sometimes, they’re lucky to book a flight home; but oftentimes, despite their best efforts, circumstances force them to spend yet another Christmas away from their families. Thankfully, OFWs can share the Christmas…

December 22nd, 2016Bethlehem, Christmas, Features, Israel, Travelsunnex 0 Comments

OR us Christians, the story of Jesus is “The Greatest Story Ever Told.” As narrated in the New Testament, his life on earth was dedicated to the salvation of mankind. During my childhood years, I loved best the Christmas story… of the God-child born in a manger… of the angels announcing the birth of the Savior to the shepherds… of the three kings guided by a star bringing gifts to…

December 20th, 2016Christmas, Featuressunnex 0 Comments

Here are common <a href=”http://specials.sunstar.com.ph/philippinechristmas/2016/12/16/eight-great-things-to-do-this-christmas/” target=”_blank”>great things that people do</a> and some should do during this season: 1. Feed the homeless. We see a lot of people with no homes in the streets. Bring or share a meal with them. 2. Visit the prison. The people deprived of their liberty will spend their Christmas in jail. Give them your time. Talk to them. Listen. 3. Be kinder to your colleagues….

December 19th, 2016Christmas, Features, health, Rosita Morrellsunnex 0 Comments

ROSITA Morrell, a 69-year-old resident of Monte Maria Village, Catalunan Grande in Davao City and a mother of four children, hasn’t seen home since she left in 2013 to work abroad. Morrell is currently working as a caregiver at a home for the aged in Fresno, California. At her age, Morrell already has nine grandchildren and one great-grandson. It’s been a long time since she experienced the Christmas in the…

SUNSTAR website, at www.sunstar.com.ph, will once again broadcast live this year’s Simbang Gabi, a nine-day series of dawn masses in preparation for Christmas, from the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral in Cebu City. Filipinos in the Philippines and those outside the country can watch the live streaming from December 16 to 24 at 4:30 a.m. There will also be simultaneous live streaming of 4 a.m. masses in some churches in Cebu, including…

The giant Christmas tree in Baguio City was officially lighted on December 1, 2013. The lighting ceremony, held at Upper Session Road around n6 p.m., was led by Mayor Mauricio Domogan. (Photo contributed by Veronica Vergonia)

Now add some widgets!