Prosy Abarquez Delacruz, J.D.

Prosy Abarquez Delacruz, J.D. Prosy Abarquez-Delacruz, J.D. writes a weekly column for Asian Journal, called “Rhizomes.” She has been writing for Asian Journal Press for 9 years now. She contributes to Balikbayan Magazine. Her training and experiences are in the field of science, food technology, law and community volunteerism for 4 decades. She holds a B.S. degree from the University of the Philippines, a law degree from Whittier College School of Law in California and a certificate on 21st Century Leadership from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. She has been a participant in NVM Writing Workshops taught by Prof. Peter Bacho for 4 years and Prof. Russell Leong. She has travelled to France, Holland, Belgium and Mexico and 22 national parks in the US, in pursuit of her love for arts.

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Fr. Archie Guiriba: Exposing us to our collective truth 

“Bring the healing power of God’s grace to everyone in need, to stay close to the marginalized, to be shepherds living with the smell of the sheep.” – Pope Francis  Propagators of the good news In a one-on-one interview at … Continue reading

November 18, 2017

Can teaching arts make miracles?

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November 11, 2017

Who will be the guardians of US democracy?

“The greatest gift that our founders gave to us is the freedom to chase our individual dreams through our sweat and toil and imagination, and the imperative to strive together, as well, to achieve a common good, a greater good. … Continue reading

November 04, 2017

Can silk fibers and threads talk peace beyond Marawi?

“The artisan, therefore, whether amateur or “professional,” gets impromptu art instruction and a chance to promptly correct mistakes. Clearly, to the natives who have a predilection for decoration and the aptitude for producing beautiful objects, the process of creation is … Continue reading

October 28, 2017

Shepherd of his slaughtered sheep: Their stories entered our bodies

“Using a lot of primary sources and interviews, [Raissa] Robles wrote an account of the atrocities that happened during the Marcos Years that is different from what was written before. She not only documented the experiences of the victims, rather, … Continue reading

October 21, 2017

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