In search of the Virgin of the Fort

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/18/2018

Where in the world is the image of the Blessed Virgin Mary? That’s what the Augustinian fathers of the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño want to know since the image is one of three religious icons given…

Navy readies vessels for ‘Admiral of the Sea’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/17/2018

Preparations are underway at the Naval Forces Central (Navforcen) dockyard in Lapu-Lapu City for Saturday’s Traslacion or ritual transfer of images of the Sto. Niño and Our Lady of Guadalupe. An elevated platform which towers over BRP…

FIRE AND RAIN ALERT

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic 01/16/2018

As heavy rain poured over Cebu and nearby islands, some 28 families or over 80 individuals lost their homes in a fire that gutted at least eight houses in Barangay Duljo-Fatima, Cebu City, on Tuesday morning. It…

Duterte is open to hold talks with Church heads

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/14/2018

THE Duterte administration is willing to have a dialogue with Church leaders. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Saturday said this as he echoed the willingness of President Rodrigo Duterte to enter into a dialogue with Catholic Church…

Roque to policemen: Hike in salary means you have to work effectively

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/14/2018

PRESIDENTIAL Spokesperson Harry Roque on Saturday challenged all policemen to be more effective in their work and to avoid engaging in any illegal activity especially after President Rodrigo Duterte increased their salaries. “Sinabi na ng Presidente na…

FAITH MANIFESTED

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/11/2018

Record number of devotees join penitential Walk with Jesus For 10 years, John Paul Abarquez’s life was a mess. He indulged in drugs and gangs and thought of it as fun. “Nadala ko sa barkada (I was…

80T devotees join annual ‘Walk With Jesus’ procession and first novena Mass in honor of Sto. Niño

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/11/2018

CEBU CITY– Shortly before daybreak, a sea of candlelight illumined the length of Osmeña Boulevard in Cebu City where the image of the Sto. Niño de Cebu was brought in a procession to mark the start of…

‘FOLLOW THE RULES’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Therese Mae Alegado 01/10/2018

FIESTA SEÑOR 2018 Be patient. Follow instructions and signages. Avoid bringing jewelry, balloons and backpacks. Keep the celebration solemn. These are among the reminders given by the Augustinian fathers of the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño to…

Cebu lawyers launch Cebu for Human Rights campaign

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/09/2018

Fed up with the spate of killings, a group of Cebuanos, many of them lawyers, formed a coalition to monitor and document all human rights abuses while repeatedly appealing to the government to take action and protect…

No more high-rise buildings?

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Doris Mae Mondragon, Jhunnex Napallacan, Nestle L. Semilla 01/08/2018

Mayor Tomas Osmeña is planning to limit the height of buildings following the fire that gutted Metro Department Store over the weekend. He was afraid that firefighters and rescuers might not be equipped to respond to fire…

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