Category: Making a Difference


By Hermie Climaco I attended a Palm Sunday weekend retreat from March 14 to 16 at the Washington Retreat House in D.C. Related PostsEx-convict Erap addresses graduates FASA presents ‘Bagobo’… Read More

Palm Sunday opens Holy Week

By Hermie Climaco We are now entering the Holy Week. The Palm Sunday on March 16 signals the beginning of the Holy Week. Related PostsLent Claims 13 lives, Fanatics Defy… Read More


By Hermie Climaco Ive been receiving emails inviting me to join Friendster. That puzzled me somewhat. Friendster are only for Related PostsPalawan gov faces graft rap 9 Pinay ‘mules’ nabbed… Read More

A True Leader

By Hermie Climaco Considering our cultural and social upbringing we can hardly see top-level officials doing tasks that Related PostsPhilippine Embassy News Release – 07 October 2011 Philippine Embassy News… Read More

Starting the Year Right

There really is no exact way of starting the New Year right! This varies from one person to another. Related PostsOn New Year’s eve Another Year is Over AFP expanding… Read More

New Year Customs and Traditions

By Hermie Climaco Make sure you have money in your pocket, preferably plenty of coins, when the New Year comes Related PostsSights, sounds and spirit of Christmas Spirit of Christmas… Read More

A Time for Giving

By Hermie Climaco Christmas for me is a gift-giving time. Back in the Philippines, I do not let Christmas pass by without Read More

Standing Up for the Poor

By Hermie Climaco Gawad Kalinga recently became a cause of rift within the Couples for Christ community that resulted in a split. Related PostsIn A Hurry Of Joys and Sadness… Read More

Batang Quiapo

By Hermie Climaco “Mommy, I thought youre working! Why were you in Quiapo? Related Posts600,000 prepare to usher in Nazarene into Quiapo church DZIQ: Do’s and Don’t’s when attending Feast… Read More

Halloween Experience

Halloween is one of those things that Ive only read about back in the Philippines. I didnt get the Related PostsNY grants driver licenses to illegal aliens Zambo, sardine capital… Read More

The Gift of Diversity

By Hermie Climaco Back in 2003, when my 7-month office-skills course from Training Futures in Tysons Corner was about to end, Related PostsTatsulok Councilor, wife die in ambush GSIS sets… Read More

Lifes Calling

By Hermie Climaco Having nine kids I used to believe that my calling in life was just to be a plain wife and mother. For a long time my mindset… Read More