Why does there have to be an “enemy?” The retired military officer who asked this question went on to write a book detailing his insights on the government’s Red scare campaign in the 1950s.
This iconic 128-page little book, published in 1976 by the Association of Major Religious Superiors in the Philippines, destroyed the benevolent image that the dictator Ferdinand Marcos had sought to paint about his rule.
It Is The Lord is a book by Sr. Maria Dulce Emmanuel F. Inlayo, OCD about Bishop Labayen. Bishop Julio Labayen (1926-2016) lived a life fully surrendered to his Source, promoting the Church of the Poor most of his life.
We are for democracy, with all its risks. We are against any form of dictatorship or totalitarianism, whatever justification and whatever name or model.
Recollections is a compilation of short anecdotal pieces written by Thelma M. Arceo, head of Bantayog’s Research and Documentation Committee. Striking a pact with a friend to “put these snippets of memories down to paper,” as she writes about her son, Bantayog martyr Ferdinand (Ferdie) Arceo. Mrs. Arceo hopes this will inspire the other families, relatives and friends of our martyrs and heroes to do the same.
In recounting their lives, this book hopes to keep their memory alive, and to remind the present and future generations that the Filipino is worth fighting for.
Triumph Over Marcos by Thomas Churchill is a book about the lives of Gene Viernes and Silme Domingo, two Filipino American Cannery Union organizers who were assassinated. Below is an excerpt of the book. A copy is available at the Bantayog Library.