Langga Speaks Podcast

Langga Speaks Podcast

'Langga' [lang.gâ.] means 'Beloved' in Ilonggo/Hiligaynon, one of the gazillion Filipino dialects. Raising a family as Filipino expats in Dubai is not as simple as it may seem. Join show hosts, Apple and Jeric Defante, for downright honest conversations and full-packed laugh marathons as they share about family, faith and everything in between!

Recent Episodes

LSP 159: Lord, Bad Trip Ka!

March 31, 2023

LITONG-LITO KA NA BA? Lord, what's your direction for me? Where do I begin? Lord, bakit? Worth it pa bang maging Kristyano nowadays? These are some of the questions we have every now and then. In this episode, we invited ove…

LSP 158: A.L.A. Lang 3rd Anniversary

March 24, 2023

Ask Langga Anything 3rd Anniv Edition! Salamat mga Langga for journeying with us this past 3 years, we're so blessed to be able to still do this with all of you. In this episode, we answer questions like: Is there really a t…

Faith In Betweens

LSP 157: Aids for Discernment

March 14, 2023

Are there tools or aids we can use in discerning? In this episode, we'll tackle the aids we can use in our practice of discernment. In this concluding episode for the series of the Catechesis of Discernment, we discuss the i…

LSP 156: The Need To Be Vigilant

March 5, 2023

Are you VIGILANT? Or do you just relax after discerning and making a good choice? There is an attitude that is essential if we want all the work done to discern for the best and take the good decision is not to be lost, and …

LSP 155: How To Know a Good Choice

Feb. 26, 2023

Is your choice a GOOD CHOICE? In this episode, we discuss how do you determine and discern if the choice you made was good? How can we catch the signs that confirm it or those that disprove it. We continue unboxing Pope Fran…

LSP 154: Usapang Feb-Ibig with Tag 91.1

Feb. 20, 2023

Short but sweet episode muna tayo for this week :) Sharing with you our guesting sa Tag 91.1 about love, commitment and anything Feb-ibig related, hope you enjoy this super fun conversation. ———————————————————————— ❤️ Supp…

LSP 153: The True Consolation

Feb. 13, 2023

How do you know if it's a TRUE CONSOLATION? As we continue on our series on the Catechesis on Discernment, we talk about how do we determine authentic and true consolations versus the fake ones. It's an important question to…

LSP 152: The Beauty of Consolation

Feb. 5, 2023

DO YOU HAVE INTERIOR JOY? The person who experiences consolation never gives up in the face of difficulties because he or she always experiences a peace that is stronger than the trial. In this episode, we unbox yet another …

LSP 151: Essential Unrest

Jan. 30, 2023

“ Why are we desolate?” This is the question that the Catechesis of Discernment by Pope Francis answers. In this episode, we talk about in a way where we can truly see how having this unrest is actually essential in living a…

LSP 150: Darkness of the Soul

Jan. 22, 2023

Do you feel DISTANT from GOD? Desolation as defined in the Catechesis of Discernment are those moments when we experience interior darkness, unrest and distance from God and from the consolations of faith. We all face this i…

Recent Blog Posts

Voice Journey Day 4

I was not able to attend this live so I had to watch in the group. This session was informative as it gave us a structure in starting our a VO career. F…

Voice Journey Day 3

It's been a challenging time for me juggling between this program and time with family. Nevertheless, it's a blessing to be able to catch up even if I wa…

Voice Journey Day 2

Day 2! Being an audio enthusiast myself, I was looking forward on attending the first session in the morning which focused on the the equipment and tool…

About the Hosts

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Apple Defante

Wife, Nanay, Catholic

Apple is an Ilongga by blood, raised in Dubai since 1989, and in the Catholic Lay community life with her family through Couples For Christ since the early 90s.

A panganay of 5 siblings, she is now a Nanay to Joseph and Zelie and a wife to Jeric.
A lover of good books, good food and good music, but more than that, a beloved of the ultimate "Langga".

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Jeric Defante

Husband, Tatay, Catholic

Jeric is a Laguna native who started his Overseas Filipino life in Dubai in 2011.

He also serves as the Feast Builder of Feast St. Mary's Dubai, a prayer gathering of the Catholic Lay community, Light of Jesus Family. However, his true passions lie in his love for his family as a husband and father, whom he also documents through his personal brand, Tatay Jeric.