Fr. Ari C. Dy

Chinese Buddhist temples of the Philippines (5)

Editors Note: This is the fifth of a series about the 36 Chinese Buddhist temples of the Philippines. Much of the information is from a thesis of Venerable Chuanmiao (Hsuan Chuang University, 2008), a Buddhist monk affiliated with the Thousand Buddha Temple in Quezon City. 5. Holy Buddhist Temple (觀音寺)150 N. Domingo St., Cubao, Quezon …

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Chinese Buddhist temples of the Philippines (4)

Editors Note: This is the fourth of a series about the 36 Chinese Buddhist temples of the Philippines. Much of the information is from a thesis of Venerable Chuanmiao (Hsuan Chuang University, 2008), a Buddhist monk affiliated with the Thousand Buddha Temple in Quezon City. 4. Hai En Temple (海印寺)2443 Severino Reyes St., Sta. Cruz, …

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Chinese Buddhist temples of the Philippines (1)

This is the first of a series about the Chinese Buddhist temples of the Philippines. There are around 36 in different parts of the country. Much of the information is from a thesis of Venerable Chuanmiao (Hsuan Chuang University, 2008), a Buddhist monk affiliated with the Thousand Buddha Temple in Quezon City.—Ed. Chinese temples dot …

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The Shepherd

Few Catholic priests in the Philippines are “pure Chinese.” There are many who have mixed Chinese and Filipino ancestry whose families practice the Catholic faith actively, so when they decided to enter the priesthood, the choice of vocation was seen as a blessing. Young Catholics from traditional Chinese families often find it difficult to explain …

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