Day 2 – Visiting Masagana

We have finally arrived in the Philippines despite a 3 hour delay in Toronto and a 16.5 flight across the ocean.   After checking into the hotel we hopped on the bus to travel to the 2015-16 ANCOP village Masagana. Once we got there we couldn't pass up the opportunity to have a Philippines vs... Continue Reading →

Philippines Service Trip 2017-18 Summary

23 students and 3 teachers from the Toronto Catholic District School Board will be partaking in a service learning experience to the Philippines from Dec. 28, 2017 to Jan. 10, 2018. Links below will be updated daily (depending on wifi availability). Follow our travels and feel free to write comments below and on each individual... Continue Reading →

Day 13 – Tarlac – Build Day 5

It is our second last day for our build and we are out in the sun working hard. The tasks for today include: concrete making, brick laying, sand transporting, and wire cutting. Other tasks included cutting hair and taking a well deserved break. We also donated the hair cutting equipment to the village. After we... Continue Reading →

Day 12 – Monasterio de Tarlac & Building

As the 2017-18 Philippines Service Trip approaches, we wanted to make sure to complete all the blog post from last year's trip. It's great way to reminisce and prep for this year's group. ----------------------------------- Since it's Sunday, we took the time to celebrate the Eucharist. The church was located in Monestario de Tarlac located at... Continue Reading →

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