Netherlands

The Triumph Of Captain Roman Alcantara

WAGING A 21st CENTURY SEA BATTLE THROUGH OFW LEADERSHIP

By Norma Hennessy

We thank Attorney Peter B. Payoyo for permission to use this article, which first appeared in the January – May 2006 issue of Parola (the Tagalog word for ‘lighthouse’), the newsletter/magazine published by the Philippine Seafarers Assistance Programme (PSAP) www.psap-parola.org/, a 25-year-old non-profit foundation based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

A New Gateway to the Heart

By Sr. Melina Polo, SSpS

For a long time I have wanted to write about my presence here in the Netherlands as a SSpS missionary. It’s on this feast of our Blessed Founder, Arnold Jansen, that I shoved away my reports and books on Social Work and took these quiet moments to write down my thoughts and reflections about my four day stay in this beautiful land of milk, cheese, windmills and, of course tulips!