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Precious lessons from the war


Before anything else—it is homecoming day at the College of the Holy Spirit. We opened the centenary with a bang early last year. It was colorful, boisterous and nostalgic. I expect it will be that way again today as we close. I just know it will be a grand celebration.

Posted: February 2nd, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Education conference set at the College of the Holy Spirit

Alumnae of the College of the Holy Spirit (CHS) who have distinguished themselves in the field of education will be the speakers in a conference on “The Evolution of Philippine Education: Current Thrusts and Directions” on Jan. 30, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., at the Paraclete Auditorium of CHS on Mendiola, Manila.

Posted: January 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

What are we teaching our children?


While at a hamburger place in Georgia, United States, I overheard two mothers debating the issue of teaching their children table manners.

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

‘High Spirit’ highlights women’s inner strength

“Simple Abundance,” by Lenore RS Lim

“High Spirit,” the art exhibition, celebrates the centennial anniversary of College of the Holy Spirit, Mendiola (CHS). Fifteen accomplished CHS women alumnae in their various fields of endeavor participate, with their art to be viewed at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Little Theater lobby and second-floor hallway. The exhibit runs until March 27. Free viewing is open daily Tuesday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., and during theater performance intermission.

Posted: February 10th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

On 100th birthdays and surviving heartbreak


How does a school celebrate its 100th birthday? In the biggest, happiest possible way, that’s how. College of the Holy Spirit just had a two-day bash to mark their centennial. The first day was homecoming. It was a special day at my Alma Mater, and every face I saw was wreathed in smiles.

Posted: February 10th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

St. Agnes Academy of Legazpi City marks centennial; College of the Holy Spirit to turn 100 next year


When I was writing about the 150 years of the Vincentian community in the Philippines, I came to appreciate more what our priests and nuns are doing to bring the people closer to God through education and charity work.

Posted: August 19th, 2012 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »



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