Independence Day, June 12th 2011

By: Bobbi Santos-Viola on Monday, Jun 13th, 2011

The Bahay Nakpil-Bautista joined the nation in celebrating Independence Day, June 12th To mark this date, the Bahay invited its neighbors’ children to a short programme

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Celebrating Gregoria de Jesus as a Mother

By: Bobbi Santos-Viola on Saturday, May 14th, 2011

Gregoria de Jesus was born on May 9th 1875 but the commemoration this year was held a day ahead, May 8th, to coincide with Mother’s Day.  Hence the theme for the celebration was about Gregoria as a mother. To bring this about, the room (apartment) located at the ‘entre suelo’ of the Bahay Nakpil-Bautista where […]

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Old Manila IV

By: Jose Nakpil on Saturday, May 29th, 2010

The following images give us an interesting glimpse into the “kinder, gentler” Manila at the turn of the 20th century. They were received by email without attribution as to their source.

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Miriam College – National Service Training Program

By: Teresita Obusan, PhD on Sunday, Sep 13th, 2009

As part of Bahay Nakpil-Bautista’s advocacy of fostering a cooperative spirit among the various residents of Quiapo, it hosts programs that reach out to the Muslim community that has made the district its home. On May 13, 2009, one such event held by students from Miriam College who visited Bahay Nakpil-Bautista as part of their […]

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Bahay Nakpil-Bautista Through the Years

By: Jose Nakpil on Friday, Aug 7th, 2009

Bahay Nakpil-Bautista has remained essentially unchanged for 95 years after it was rebuilt by Dr. Ariston Bautista in 1914. Prior to that, the Nakpils were already living in two houses on the same property Barbosa St. (now called A. Bautista St.).

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Memories – Lola Goria (Gregoria de Jesus Nakpil)

By: Francisco Nakpil on Tuesday, Jul 7th, 2009

My recollection of life with Lola (Grandma) Goria starts in the early 30’s and 40’s when she stayed at our home on Dakota St. in Ermita, along with my parents Juanito and Aning, brothers Titong and Logy, and sisters Annie and Edith.

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Pagdiriwang – A Celebration

By: Bobbi Santos-Viola on Thursday, Jul 2nd, 2009

On the morning of May 9, 2009, a small group of direct descendants of Gregoria de Jesus, representatives from community groups, volunteers, and friends, gathered to celebrate Gregoria’s 134th birthday with a simple and short remembrance program.

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134th Birth Anniversary of Gregoria de Jesus

By: Jose Nakpil on Friday, May 1st, 2009
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