Former STC’s “Goin’ Cruising” along New England and Canadian coastline
By Evelyn A. Opilas
Onboard Carribean Princess
September 22 – October 2, 2016
Months in the planning took shape when 16 adventurous souls, linked through St Theresa’s College, gathered in New York for ten days of cruising along the New England and Canadian coastlines, finishing up in the quaint port city of Quebec.
Organised by Bessie Gonzales Escalona, president of Voyager Travel in Makati, the group comprised Theresians from the Philippines, the United States and Australia.
Ports of call included Boston, Bar Harbor and Newport in the US and Halifax/ Sydney (Nova Scotia), Saint John, Prince Edward Island and Quebec in Canada.
Sydneysiders Lorna Opilas-Manodon, Yvonne and Evelyn Opilas had fun distinguishing they live in Sydney New South Wales rather than Sydney Nova Scotia (which roughly translates to New Scotland).
One STC R&R 2016
By Evelyn A. Opilas
October 22, 2016
Walnut-CA-October 8: Alumnae from St Theresa’s College campuses – Baguio, Cebu, Manila and Quezon City – gathered 8 October in Walnut, CA for their annual One STC R&R, marking ten years since they formalised informal retreats and reunions of previous years.
Theresians from around the US, the Philippines and Australia attended this year’s event.
“Do you know that what a man can do, a woman can do better?” The lady at the podium said it loud and clear. She surveyed the audience with a captivating, charismatic smile. There was an equal representation of the sexes. The women clapped cheerfully. The men could only smile, while a few shook their heads disapprovingly....
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