Mass vaccination in Tuburan as baby dies of measles

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/18/2018

A three-month-old baby girl in Tuburan town, believed to afflicted with measles died last March 28. Provincial Health Office (PHO) Head Dr. Rene Catan said the baby was from Barangay Putat and reportedly showed symptoms of measles…

Better mass transport options

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 03/08/2018

Too bad I was unable to attend the recent road show staged by the regional office of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB-7) featuring the electric passenger jeepneys that will soon be rolled out to…

Tabok library

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 02/02/2018

Public high school teacher Jaclyn Cecile “Jackie” Velasco-Chavez sent an ecstatic note a few days ago informing me that the Tabok National High School’s library scored 59 out of 60 points in the recent evaluation conducted by…

Compostela school holds Sinulog

James Nicole Franz R. Savellon 01/31/2018

THE Green Rose Center for Academe Inc. (GRCA) celebrated its annual Señor Sto. Niño fiesta with an array of competitions last week in Barangay Estaca, Compostela town, northern Cebu. Last Saturday, the school culminated the week-long celebration…

Mass marks SAF 44 3rd death anniversary

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/24/2018

THREE years after the botched police operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last January 25,2015, which killed 44 members of the Special Action Force (SAF), the families of the slain government troopers continue to hope that justice will finally…

Fiesta Señor novenario

Jason A. Baguia 01/16/2018

First, you must know that it happens in January. Check the date of the third Sunday of the month. That is the feast of Santo Niño Jesus de Cebu, a celebration granted only to Catholics in the…

Beginning

Sofia Aliño Logarta 01/03/2018

Fr. Martin Tobin, CSsR provided a very helpful introduction in the Redemptorist Parish Mass to welcome the New Year. He clarified that She was not only Mother of Christ but also truly Mother of God. This is…

Reenactment of first baptism and wedding to be held outside the Mass

Ador Vincent Mayol 12/21/2017

  For the first time in several years, the reenactment of the first baptism and wedding in Filipino soil will be held outside the Mass which takes place after the fluvial procession of the Sto. Niño on…

All set for Misa de Gallo

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 12/15/2017

  The traditional Misa de Gallo or nine dawn Masses that lead up to Christmas Day begins tomorrow, December 16, in Catholic churches around the country. Msgr. Joseph Tan, the media liaison officer of the Archdiocese of…

Duterte’s ‘pangkurat’ and mass transport options

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 12/14/2017

Somehow, President Rodrigo Duterte’s assurance to the Malacañang Press Corps that he is “not their enemy” isn’t all that reassuring given the spate of developments over the past few months. Notably one such development, however minor it…