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In celebration of Jose Rizal's 150th Anniversary, FHL brings you a short video on some of the National Hero's writings, drawings, and sculptures that gave form to his liberal ideas, as well as to the history of the people whom he chose as his subjects.



Doña Teodora

This year is the 150th birth anniversary of Jose P. Rizal and the 100th death anniversary of his mother, Doña Teodora Realonda Alonso Rizal (1827-1911).

The life of Doña Teodora illustrates how Filipinos, men and women alike, struggled to keep their families together during the tumultuous period of Spanish colonization.


Rizal the Mason

Freemasonry is a fraternal organization that took root in Europe and spread all over the world. Its “basic aims are to strive for moral betterment, work for the welfare of others, and bring about a universal league of mankind” (Watson in Licauco, 2008). Jose P. Rizal was a freemason who condemned the corrupt ways of the Church and upheld individual and national liberty.



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