Paintings of artist Florentino Impas takes the spotlight at SM Seaside

Marc Cosep 05/04/2021

As Cebu takes center stage in the country’s celebration of the 500th year of Christianity, one of Cebu’s finest visual artists gives life to history through his paintings. Dubbed “Ang Panagtagbo” (The Encounter), the solo exhibit of…

Indigents in Sogod next to receive Bags of Hope, quincentennial crosses

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Families living in remote areas in Sogod town, northern Cebu are the next to receive the commemorative quincentennial crosses. Non-profit organization Five Loaves and Two Fish Inc. – Cebu (FLTFI – Cebu) on…

Iconic crosses in Third Bridge lit up as Cebu celebrates 500 years of Christianity

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Despite an hour-long downpour, the third bridge linking Cebu and Mactan island lit up as the island celebrates the quincentenary arrival of Christianity. The Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) lit all eight crosses placed on top…

500th Anniversary of 1st Baptism: 7 children christened

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rosemarie Elosendo can now heave a sigh of relief as she can finally present proof that her son, Milby, was baptized. Rosemarie accompanied the 13-year-old Milby on Wednesday, April 14, at Plaza Sugbo…

Talisay motorcade on April 12 to slightly affect traffic – CT-TODA chief

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Traffic in Talisay City would be affected for at least 30 minutes on Monday, April 12, at around 1 p.m. when the city would have its Triduum motorcade, which is in line with…

Church christens 100 infants for 500 YOC

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Roman Catholic Church here on Sunday, April 11, welcomed 100 infants into their fold. The event, which took place at the Archdiocesan Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, is part of the…

As 500 YOC celebration starts, Catholics told to share love, comfort

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma urged Cebuano Catholics to continue to spread the word of God and to share comfort, forgiveness, and love to others. This was Palma’s message during his Homily in a…

500 YOC organizers: We are prepared

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – “We are prepared.” This was the statement from the organizers of the quincentenary celebrations for the arrival of Christianity in the Philippines, a week before the year-long event kicks off. In a press…

Govt rules: Only 700 allowed to physically witness First Baptism reenactment

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Only 700 people will be allowed to join and witness on April 14, 2021 the reenactment of First Baptism in line with the quincentenary celebrations of the arrival of Christianity in the country.…

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