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Ate Auring

Published in Articles
Monday, 20 October 2014 00:00
     Now And Then By Fr. Rey Villanoy
        My memory of Ate Auring (Aurelia Ocampo Calara), a great cooking connoisseur in her own right, was triggered when we were treated to a Mongolian dinner by Tita Cora Ortiz of San Antonio Resort one humid evening last week.  ...

Almost Missed Guam

Published in Now & Then
Monday, 10 February 2014 00:00
    By Rev. Fr. Rey Villanoy     The moment my cousin Wing arrived from the States on January 12, she surprised me saying: “Maadto ta sa Guam!” Of course, I have been longing to visit this place, an isolated island in the Pacific and depending on the type of aircraft one is taking; it is just a fe...

"Misa Dulom"

Published in Now & Then
Monday, 18 November 2013 00:00
"Misa Dulom"       By Rev. Fr. Rey Villanoy       I intend once again to complete my attendance to this age old and cherished Filipino tradition of the "Misa Dulom" also known as "Misa Aguinaldo" or "Misa de Gallo", the nine days of novena masses in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary in...

Driving Miss Daisy

Published in Now & Then
Monday, 21 October 2013 00:00
Driving Miss Daisy       By Rev. Fr. Rey Villanoy     Clearly, I remember to have watched this movie—(would you believe on the plane?)—on my Philippine Airlines flight from San Francisco to Manila.   This was in the early 1990s and I think direct flights that time were unheard of. Ev...