Chapels in Cebu City not allowed to hold processions, Novena Masses under Alert Level 3

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Chapels within Cebu City parishes are not allowed to hold processions, Fiesta Señor activities, or Novena Masses while the city is under Alert Level 3. In a circular sent to parishes within Cebu…

Odette claims life of Badian parish priest

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) has also claimed the life of a parish priest from Badian town in southwestern Cebu. The Archdiocese of Cebu on Thursday, December 23, confirmed the death of Fr.…

Palma shares message of hope, asks prayers for those devastated by #OdettePH

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Pray, help one another, and rise again. This was the message of Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma to people here affected by the wrath of Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai).  Palma, through a pre-recorded…

Archdiocese of Cebu on Misa de Gallo amid #OdettePH: ‘The show must go on’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Archdiocese of Cebu said the Misa de Gallo will continue despite the incoming Typhoon Odette, which is expected to hit Cebu on December 16 or 17, 2021. Monsignor Joseph Tan, the spokesperson…

Archdiocese tells Cebu churches to keep Misa de Gallo capacity at 50% maximum

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Archdiocese of Cebu has rolled out guidelines for the observance of this year’s Misa de Gallo. The Archdiocese has released Circular No. 29/21, dated December 9, outlining the policies churches must implement…

Archdiocese of Cebu willing to offer churches as vax sites

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Archdiocese of Cebu is willing to offer the churches as vaccination sites if the Cebu City government will ask for it. Acting Mayor Michael Rama recently said that they are looking into…

Archdiocese of Cebu awaits Cebu City’s final decision on Nov. 1 and 2

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Archdiocese of Cebu awaits the final decision for the opening or closing of cemeteries on All Souls’ and Saint’s Day on November 1 and 2, 2021, as the Church will follow the…

Cebu City to push for opening of cemeteries on Nov 1 and 2 for vaccinated individuals

Dyrecka Letigio 10/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will be pushing for cemeteries to be opened on November 1 and 2, 2021, for fully vaccinated individuals. Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama said that the city government…

Archdiocese of Cebu proposes restrictions for Kalag-kalag in Cebu City

Dyrecka Letigio 10/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Archdiocese of Cebu has officially presented their recommendations for the celebration of All Saints Day and All Souls Day also known as Kalag-kalag on November 1 and 2. In a written recommendation…

Cebu kicks off 29th Press Freedom Week virtually

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Members of Cebu media on Sunday, September 19 welcomed its 29th Press Freedom Week, marking the second time the week-long event will be conducted virtually due to ongoing restrictions and threats of the…

Archdiocese of Cebu approves giving tomb space to Cebu City

Dyrecka Letigio 08/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Archdiocese of Cebu has given its approval to the request of the Cebu City government to build more tombs in four major cemeteries in the city. The Archdiocese gave their go signal…

Palma calls on faithfuls to get the COVID-19 vaccines

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Calling it a “gesture of love,” Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma urged Catholic faithfuls to have themselves vaccinated against COVID-19. Palma made this message in a pre-recorded video the Archdiocese of Cebu posted on…

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