With ‘fear and hope’

Sofia Aliño Logarta 01/10/2018

Last Saturday evening in her reflection on the Gospel on the Magi, the Scalabrini nun, Sr. Maru, reminded the DZMM listeners that she hoped that the zeal of the people over the Nazarene would not be a…

Hope for former drug dependents

Norman V. Mendoza 12/23/2017

Close to 200 former drug dependents, who are now called “warriors”, were recognized on Thursday (December 21 )after completing the community-based drug rehabilitation program in Mandaue City. Vice Mayor Carlo Fortuna said they will move on to…

Palma’s Christmas message ‘Never lose hope’

Ador Vincent Mayol 12/22/2017

Amid life’s difficulties, never lose hope. So was the message conveyed by Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma as Christians get ready to commemmorate the birth of Jesus Christ in Bethlehem over 2,000 years ago. He particularly mentioned about…

Hope for our land

Editorial 12/03/2017

There seems to be little promise of light in our polity. The Philippine government has officially withdrawn from peace talks with the communists, with no small help from rebels whose attacks in the countryside during negotiations gave…

A time to hope

JASON BAGUIA 12/01/2017

Ten years ago, our then pope Benedict XVI released the encyclical letter “Spe Salvi” (Saved in Hope). The letter to Catholics across the world was released November 30, the feast of Saint Andrew, Jesus Christ’s first-called apostle,…

Revisiting hope, love in Bogo

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 11/26/2017

Bogo City — Juric Omaque and Khimberly Mahilom’s star-crossed love story began with text messages and a chance meeting at a restaurant in Mandaue City on Dec. 22, 2010. Omaque, a construction worker of Barangay Lamac, Pinamungajan…

Biz heads hope infra program, tax reforms bid will be realized

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/20/2017

Local business leaders have pinned their hopes on the realization of the government’s ambitious infrastructure program and proposed tax reforms to help sustain the uptrend in the country’s economy. Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) President…

It’s lights on for Tree of Hope this Dec. 1

/Siliman University Intern Julien Piñero, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/11/2017

With the Christmas season kicking off last September 1, work on the M. Lhuillier Christmas Tree of Hope at the Fuente Osmeña Circle in Cebu City is expected to be completed before December 1. A familiar, welcome…

Love’s ladder

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 10/29/2017

As soon as I settled, the taxicab accelerated, and I was off to a new day. How often I had taken this route, daily in fact, and yet always it had its surprises. Three or four nights…

Spaces of Hope

Fr. Carmelo O. Diola 10/25/2017

What can I do? These words, followed by a slight shrug of the shoulders, have a familiar ring to them, especially to those who have worked closely with the late Cardinal Vidal. It was his favorite expression…

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