Palma to priests: Open churches to storm victims

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/13/2018

AS the Church prays for people affected by tropical depression Basyang, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma instructed parish priests to open the church facilities for possible evacuees. “If there is a need for people to evacuate, then we…

Palma asks priests to open parishes, gymnasiums, and schools to evacuees

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/13/2018

As the Church prays for people affected by tropical depression Basyang, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has instructed parish priests to open the church facilities for possible evacuees. “If there is a need for people to evacuate, then…

Papal nuncio visits sick, elderly priests

Ador Vincent Mayol 01/25/2018

  The representative of Pope Francis in the Philippines on Tuesday skipped the afternoon session of seminary formators in the country to visit the sick and elderly priests in Cebu. Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia, the Apostolic Nuncio…

New guidelines in molding seminarians to be better priests

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/22/2018

CEBU CITY–At least 400 seminary formators in the Philippines gathered in Cebu City to discuss the implementation of new guidelines to improve the quality of priests in response to new and emerging challenges of modern society. Bishop…

Priests as ‘giants’

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/21/2018

CELSO Ampalayo had looked to priests as his inspiration for creating the “Higante (giant)” or life-sized puppets for the Sinulog Grand Parade for the past 34 years and this year is no different. For yesterday’s Sinulog parade,…

Palma to priests: Serve God, community with gratitude

Ador Vincent Mayol 01/21/2018

CEBU Archbishop Jose Palma challenged priests to make themselves available to people in need and to joyfully serve God and neighbors. In his homily in the 6 a.m. Mass in celebration of the feast of the Sto.…

Cebu Archbishop Palma challenges priests ‘to be available to people in need’

Ador Vincent Mayol 01/21/2018

CEBU CITY–“Pray for your priests.” This was the appeal of Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma as he presided over the 6 a.m. Mass in celebration of the feast of the Sto. Niño on Sunday. Speaking before a huge…

Cebuanos mark 40th day since Vidal’s death

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/27/2017

“Let go and move on.” So was the message of Cebu Auxiliary Bishop Dennis Villarojo as Cebuanos on Monday marked the 40th day since the death of Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal. Villarojo, who served as Vidal’s…

Parish profiling about to start

USJ-R Intern Rosalie Abatayo 09/03/2017

All parishes under the Archdiocese of Cebu will undergo profiling within the year to determine each locality’s immediate needs. Under the Parish profiling program headed by the Basic Ecclesial Communities (BEC) and the Relief and Rehabilitation Unit…

No priests, no problem – Taliño

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/15/2017

Chief Supt. Noli Taliño, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), said he respects the decision of Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma not to let priests in the archdiocese to join the Oplan Tokhang or…

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