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Bobby Aboitiz: The man who loves Cebu


Roberto Eduardo “Bobby” Aboitiz was a man who truly loved Cebu. Under his leadership as president of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (Rafi), he spearheaded and supported youth development and social development programs, among which are the Kool Adventure Camp (KAC) and Mega Cebu. In her tribute to her husband after the Mass of Resurrection […]

Posted: April 20th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

‘Stop killings, help those in need’


Extrajudicial killings and second chances were among the themes touched on during the Siete Palabras 2017, a reflection of Jesus Christ’s final words at the Cross held at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral last Good Friday. Fr. Daniel Franklin Pilario, dean of studies at the St. Vincent School of Theology in Quezon City, called for an […]

Posted: April 15th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Masses at CPDRC, visits to continue


THERE won’t be any Holy Week programs to be held this week at the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) except for Masses on Black Saturday and Easter Sunday. Acting CPDRC warden Roberto Legaspi said visitation privilege of the inmates will continue as usual but there will be no visits on the weekend. “Actually, […]

Posted: April 12th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Eukaristiya, place of prayer, reflection


Aside from the different churches and places of worship in Cebu City, the faithful can look forward to visiting and performing the Stations of the Cross at the Eukaristiya-Garden of Thanksgiving located inside the Archbishop’s Residence Compound at D. Jakosalem Street., Cebu City. The Eukaristiya is a sanctuary for prayer and reflection where pilgrims can […]

Posted: April 12th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Palma urges Catholics to pray for healing of moral illnesses


“Lord, heal our land.” This prayer was echoed by Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma, who said that the nation’s moral sense has to be saved from total degradation and called on the people to pray and to revisit the faith. “The apparent indifference toward the killings in the war on drugs is but a moral illness. […]

Posted: April 4th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Mass CPR activities held today


HUNDREDS in Cebu are expected to join today’s nationwide mass cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) activity, which will include the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) and Philippine Heart Association (PHA). Dr. Shelbay Blanco, Disaster Risk Management for Health in Central Visayas, said that they are aiming to create awareness to enhance CPR as a life-saving […]

Posted: March 5th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Season of Lent starts as Catholics celebrate Ash Wednesday today


ASHES will be marked on the foreheads of the faithful who attend Mass today as Catholics all over the world start the 40-day season of Lent with Ash Wednesday. Fr. Zenon Guanzon, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma’s private secretary, said ashes remind people about their origin and destiny. “We are reminded that we are dust and […]

Posted: February 28th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Gov’t told: Modernize mass transport


Cebu’s business leaders called on the government to fasttrack mass transport system projects in Cebu in the wake of yesterday’s transport strike. Glenn Soco, Mandaue Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) president, said a modernized mass transport system in Cebu can complement the province’s economic growth. The chamber president also said yesterday’s transport strike was […]

Posted: February 27th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Lean on God amid sufferings and pain – Palma


Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma called on the faithful to lean on God amid sufferings and pains as the Catholic Church as marked the 25th World Day of the Sick and the 159th anniversary of the apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Lourdes, France. At least 200 sick people—some wheelchair-bound—attended the 9:30 a.m. Mass at […]

Posted: February 11th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Special lanes for seniors, PWDs


HAVE you ever accompanied your old parents or grandparents to church and had to stand throughout the Holy Mass since there are no more vacant seats? Or having to line up a long queue in order to receive the Holy Communion? It was exactly these situations that prompted Cebu City Councilor Pastor “Jun” Alcover Jr. […]

Posted: January 23rd, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »