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PH career consulate in Melbourne officially opens its doors

The permanent office of the Philippine Consulate General in Melbourne is now officially open.

In simple but solemn ceremonies held last April 17, the Consulate organized a Launch and Blessing of its permanent office, coupled with an Art Exhibit featuring the late Joel Magpayo, a prominent and multi-awarded Filipino-Australian painter.

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BBQ Festival signals start of Victoria’s celebration of the 75th anniversary of PH-AU relations

“Great day! So heart-warming to see so many Filipinos – singles, couples, families… and the entertainment was first class.” “Such an amazing event, very well organized and managed. Thanks for inviting us on the 75th Filipino-Australian Friendship Day. “These are just a few positive comments received from social media on the BBQ Festival held at Wyndham Park in Victoria on 22 May 2021 as the opening salvo of the 75th anniversary of Philippines-Australia Diplomatic Relations.

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Filipino Catholics in Melbourne remember 500 years of Christianity

“In all the darkness and painful experience, there is always a way out because Christ came to give us life, a life in abundance. This is the good news in the morning of the resurrection, truly a gift from God.” This is the Easter Sunday message of Monsignor Joselito Asis, head of the Filipino Catholic Chaplaincy of Melbourne (FCCM) on 4 April 2021 in a Holy Mass to celebrate the 500 Years of Christianity in the Philippines (1521-2021).

The Holy Mass was led by Scalabrini Father Provincial Delmar Silva, a Columbian priest who spent 4 years in the Philippines, and concelebrated by Monsignor Joselito Asis, head of the FCCM, and Father Alfred Yap of the St. Francis Catholic parish.

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