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Birthday Celebrants for July 2015



1 –  Edna Garcia

3    Jojo Calungin, Jayson Acuña, Allyan Jell Samonte

4    Julie Tirona, Princess Vi Quezon, Pauline Tapawan

5    Irish Sarita

6    Allan Samonte, Joonie Acuña, Mernard Louie Landicho

8    Siara Nina Matro

9    Mayet Pontillas, Johannah Belmonte

10  Noemi Sapida

11  Nicko Glenn Perez, Edna Tan, Malou Tabing, Rhaulyn Arsenio

12  Paulina Gomez, Armando Madrid

13  Janina Eline Fauni

14  Julienne Jeremy Reyes

15  Michael Collin Perez

16  Analyn Moncada, Erwin Sarmiento,

17  Romeo Remulla, Mary Jane Santos, Krizzle De Ocampo, Jasper Clark Barco, Jerson Sapida

18  Rylene Naty, Angeline De Ocampo, Elsa Fauni

19  Roel Sapida, Iony Faye Cantada, Abigail Catayong, Richele Quezon

21 Jun Belostrino

22 Rucila Tumitit, Christopher Remulla, Esmie Naty

23 Alexander Constantino

24 Aristeo Millana, Celia Cantire, Mila Millana

25 Cipriano Gerero, Julius Purisima

26 Volet Jardiniano

27 Monneth Abas, Lenneth Labayna, Michelle Delos Reyes, Jose Carlos Tabiando, Ysaac Laurence Mendoza

28 Becks Tirona

29 Alijah Siervo Cruz, Ghesan Marie Perlas

30 Mary Virgilina Saquilayan, Cenon Almendral

31 Ceyra Lee, Roldan, Jon





Which is the correct term to use?  Birthday “celebrator” or birthday “celebrant“?

The answer favors neither. According to Dictionary.com, both terms are correct. They are in fact synonyms. They both mean “a participant in any celebration.”  One can be used for the other, and it would mean the same thing. My advice is for you to use the more common word “celebrant.” It is still correct usage, and it is soothing to the ears of audiences in the Philippines.

I must confess I still use celebrant and celebrator in my spiel.  I use these terms to elicit laughter at the beginning of my show.  I greet my audience with this line: “I’m so glad to attend this party, because today is the birthday celebration of the birthday of our birthday celebrant who is celebrating his birthday as the birthday celebrator.”

Leodini, the Magician



Wedding Anniversaries for July 2015


15 –  Catayong , Leonila & Feli-e

21 –  Pedraza, Arlene & Allan

27 –  Quezon, Danilo & Wilma

28 –  Calungin, Nazario & Maricel

29 –  Sapida, Amiel & Ma. Elena

30 –  Perlas, Sandy & Gemma

31 –  Guarda, Jomel & Jemalyn



Home Sweet Home with the Lord

Those who went home to be with the Lord in 2014

April 2014        Concepcion Maralit

May 2014        Arthur Fulleros

May 2014         Renato Cantada

June 2014        Reynaldo Medina

July 2014         Pepe Lapidario

Aug. 2014       Lola Ikang

Aug. 2014       Purificacion Conching

Aug. 2014       Rossfin Sipat

Sep 2014        Monica Fauni



Ecclesiastes 3

Everything Has Its Time

1 To everything there is a season,

A time for every purpose under heaven:
2 A time to be born, And a time to die;
A time to plant, And a time to pluck what is planted;
3 A time to kill, And a time to heal;
A time to break down, And a time to build up;
4 A time to weep, And a time to laugh;
A time to mourn, And a time to dance;
5 A time to cast away stones, And a time to gather stones;
A time to embrace, And a time to refrain from embracing;
6 A time to gain, And a time to lose;
A time to keep, And a time to throw away;
7 A time to tear, And a time to sew;
A time to keep silence, And a time to speak;
8 A time to love, And a time to hate;
A time of war, And a time of peace.