The ‘altars’ of the nation
by Preciosa S. Soliven - April 18, 2019 - 12:00am
The Praying Mother of the Hidden Shrine of Mt. Pinatubo was brought to Zambales in January 1992.
Where divinity descends, humanity ascends
by Preciosa S. Soliven - April 11, 2019 - 12:00am
The Mt. Pinatubo Hidden Temple Shrine Foundation was set up in July 1992 to develop the mystically selected forest shrine park on the hilltop of Sitio Palan, San Marcelino to become an ecumenical “spiritual...
A discovery greater than Marconi’s
by Preciosa S. Soliven - April 4, 2019 - 12:00am
People with discernment recognized in Maria Montessori’s experiment an event of great significance.
The ‘living testimonies’– when preschoolers reach adulthood
by Preciosa S. Soliven - March 28, 2019 - 12:00am
This is the last of a series of three articles recalling the “hidden treasures” of our underprivileged Operation Brotherhood Pagsasarili preschoolers in different parts of Manila and Pampanga, who constantly...
Parents’ testimonies on maximum competencies of Pagsasarili preschoolers
by Preciosa S. Soliven - March 21, 2019 - 12:00am
This March as the school year ends, the Pagsasarili preschoolers exhibit their competencies before parents in the classroom.
Recognizing the true nature of preschoolers to prevent dropouts
by Preciosa S. Soliven - March 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Foreseeing the increasing problem of 1st grade dropouts, then DECS Secretary Lourdes Quisumbing organized CONCEP (Coordinating Council of Early Childhood in the Philippines) in 1987.
How our government should lead and not mislead
by Preciosa S. Soliven - March 7, 2019 - 12:00am
According to the Supreme Court the enforcement of the national budget is indisputably a function both constitutionally assigned and properly entrusted to the Executive branch of government, hence President Rodrigo...
Manila bay with the global overview of seawater
by Preciosa S. Soliven - February 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Both my PhilSTAR colleagues, Sara Soliven de Guzman and Marichu Villanueva, provided in their columns a very clear picture of our gross negligence in preventing the Manila Bay crisis in spite of the 2008 and 2011...
The Montessori Cosmic Math and Science
by Preciosa S. Soliven - February 21, 2019 - 12:00am
While the conventional teacher directs the intelligence of the child expecting him to use his memory power through lecture, dictation and books, the Pagsasarili Montessori teacher is trained to condition students...
14 years of helping Pulung Bulu public school attain UN Agenda 30
by Preciosa S. Soliven - February 14, 2019 - 12:00am
It was a bright sunny day inauguration of the Angeles Elementary School pilot March 8, 2004. Right after UNESCO Director General Matsuura called for “the Framework of Action for Quality Education” in...
The child in conflict with the law (CICL)
by Preciosa S. Soliven - February 7, 2019 - 12:00am
(Part II of “Empowering our Children, Not Oppressing Them”)
Empowering our children, not oppressing them
by Preciosa S. Soliven - January 31, 2019 - 12:00am
In front of the operation Brotherhood Montessori headquarters in Greenhills is the holy monuments of the Holy Family Shrine depicting Jesus, aged 12 amazing the important scribes and Pharisees of Jerusalem with his...
Palace on wheels to Jaipur
by Preciosa S. Soliven - January 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Travel to India requires time and study to appreciate a rich historical past.
The golden triangle – Delhi, Agra, Jaipur
by Preciosa S. Soliven - January 17, 2019 - 12:00am
The Delhi, Agra and Jaipur region lies at the geographic heart of North India. It is strategically located along the north-south and east-west routes.
Incredible India
by Preciosa S. Soliven - January 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Early last December my daughter Sara and I tried to discover India’s mysteries and wonders.
Where divinity descends for humanity to ascend
by Preciosa S. Soliven - January 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Everyone longs for wonders and miracles. Since the EDSA Revolution in 1986, the shrine at the Operation Brotherhood Montessori Center at the corner of Annapolis and Eisenhower streets was dedicated as a spiritual...
The continuing presence of our Lord and His Mother in Phl since 1984
by Preciosa S. Soliven - December 27, 2018 - 12:00am
The first shrine of Our Lord, the Blessed Mother, and St. Francis in Cadiz, Negros Occidental was spiritually requested for the Kabayaos’ Hacienda Faraon and Hacienda Tamsi in 1984, during the sugar disaster...
Let’s not lose the great and mighty wonder of Christmas
by Preciosa S. Soliven - December 20, 2018 - 12:00am
The world seems to have forgotten what Christmas is all about.
Enforcement of UNCLOS tribunal award by world naval powers
by Preciosa S. Soliven - December 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Before World War II, China’s southernmost defense perimeter was Hainan Island. Before the war, China did not have a single soldier or sailor stationed in any island in the South China Sea other than in Hainan...
Claiming our sovereign rights in WPS – a guide for present and future generation
by Preciosa S. Soliven - December 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Last Nov. 24, as keynote speaker of the first general assembly of Akademyang Filipino, an organization whose members include National Artists, National Scientists and the country’s Ramon Magsaysay awardees...
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