Woman drowns as she tries to celebrate St. John the Baptist feast by baptism reenactment

Richel V. Umel 06/26/2020

ILIGAN CITY—A woman who took a dip in the sea to celebrate the feast of St. John the Baptist here on Wednesday (June 24) drowned, according to police. Capt. Felix Rabago Jr., chief of police station 2,…

Garcia: If it’s true love, it can wait

Rosalie Abatayo 03/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Kung tinud-anay gyud na nga gugma, pwede man tingali na makahuwat usa.” (If that is indeed true love, it can wait.) So said Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia as she says that even weddings…

Limasawa or Butuan? Debates continue on where first Mass was held

Rosalie Abatayo 11/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —— With the quincentennial celebration approaching, the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) hopes the debates on the true location of the first Mass will finally be resolved. Fr. Marvin Mejia, secretary-general of…

Clarkson’s baptism of fire today as Gilas faces China

Inquirer 08/20/2018

JAKARTA — Jordan Clarkson will treat this as any other game he has played in his life, but for the people back home, the anticipation is numbing. Clarkson finally gets his baptism of fire in international play…

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…

Sacred Heart Church set to start second phase of columbary project

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/30/2016

AFTER completing phase one of its columbary, the Sacred Heart Parish church is set to begin work on phase two which includes the installation of more than 1,500 additional niches. Parish Priest Fr. Vidal Gornez said the…

Sacraments should be free of charge – Palma

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/25/2015

Archbishop Jose Palma called on all priests of the Archdiocese of Cebu to make the sacraments of the Catholic Church such as baptism and marriage free of charge. Addressing over 300 priests during the Chrism Mass at…

Priest gives handwritten letter of apology to 17-yo mother

Marian Z. Codilla 07/09/2014

  Redemptorist priest Romeo Obach sends a handwritten letter of apology to 17-year old mom and wants to personally ask for forgiveness. The letter was given today by a close family friend who went to the Redemptorist…

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