Bert and Linda Pelayo (left); and Ray and Aliena Rogan (right) pose with Zamboanga Archbishop Romulo T. Dela Cruz at Pontificio Collegio Filippino in Rome Italy, before heading to the Vatican for the High Mass of Pope Francis on June 29, 2014.
Grand Marshal Bert Pelayo (center) during the Philippine Independence Day parade in New York in 1997. Also in photo are the author, Nelia Ferrette (2nd from right), and then Sen. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, who became President of the Philippines in 2001.
From left, Patrick Jalasco (grandson of former President Fidel V. Ramos), Deputy Consul General Kira Azucena, Loudette Avelino, Ryan Natividad of UniPro, Jane Orendain, Therese Rodriguez, Gertrudes Pajaron, Aleli Alvarez and Iris Zalun (president of UniPro). (Filipino Reporter photo)