Issue 1 | 2019

CONTENTS:

Dear Readers, Table of Contents, Masthead
Editorial: Is That All There Is? | Text: Fr. Jun de Ocampo
Alan Valdez: 2 Decades Community Service | Text: Vincent Valiente
Young Filipinos Win Dance Contests | German Text: Nicole-Mae Vinzon
The Bahay Kubo Sewing Class Presents a Fashion Show | Text: Rico Villavert | Photos: Rina Mede
6 Opportunities for Pinoys Working Abroad | Text: Vincent Valiente
Philippine Community welcomes new Filipino Nurses | Interview with Carlos Arbolente | Text: Vincent Valiente
Globogate: Bridge to Germany | Text: Globogate
Pilgrimage Destinations: the Eucharistic Miracle in Lanciano, St. Padre Pio’s Sanctuary, St. Peter’s Basilica and St. Anthony of Padua | Text: Helen Joy Omahoy-Hesse
Cover Story: Pinoys from Berlin join European Sinulog Festival in Italy
| Text: Rhodora “Oyie” Calo-Cobres | Photos: G-Anne Fixemer
The New Pastoral Team 2019-2022

Family Portrait: The Rubios in Berlin | Interview with Jomar Rubio | Text: Carolyn Malasig
The Word in other Words: 40 Days Drive to Perfection | Text: Fr. Jun de Ocampo
10 Cases of Violence Against Filipina Migrants | Text: Vincent Valiente
Ban Ying: Counseling, Supporting & Empowering Migrant Women for 30 Years | Text & Photos: Ban Ying e.V.
Philippine Embassy in Berlin Ignites Fight Against VAW | Text & Photos: The Philippine Embassy
Alab: Take a Bow Against VAW (Violence Against Women) | Text: Jennifer Fadrigo-Hankammer | Images: Kay Abaño
Tuloy po kayo! Philippine Embassy Opens New Home | Text: Philippine Embassy
Paskong Pinoy sa Berlin 2018 | Text: Jessica “Jingjing” Oginski-Koske
Filipino Staging of Marco Polo Wows Berlin | Text & Photos: Carolyn Malasig

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Rita Schnick
Veronica Bönsch
Mr. & Mrs. Karl Dalmatiner
Leonisa Duschl
Elda Ellinger
Erlinda Glawe & Family
Babyrose Heinrich
Imelda Jahl
Ludivina Kielgas
Elena Kuhlmann
Ofelia Kusig
Lourdes Müller
Salud Müller
Rufina Ras Mürdter
Beverlee Palacpac
Angie Peters
Alice Pfuhl
Carmel Rangott
Nida Reichenbach
Tina Royl
Mila Schade
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