Fiesta Señor and public prayer during pandemics

Jason Abellaneda Baguia - @inquirerdotnet 01/17/2021

The closure to the public of novena Mass for the 456th Fiesta Señor at the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño in Cebu City is saddening but necessary. As the Jan. 17 feast day for the Holy Child…

Physical novena masses for Fiesta Señor 2021 cancelled

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/11/2021

  Cebu City, Philippines—Augustinian friars from the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño de Cebu announced on Monday afternoon, January 11, 2021, that they will be cancelling physical Novena Masses of the Fiesta Señor 2021 due to health…

‘Pandemic cannot change faith to Snr. Sto. Niño’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Amid threats of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), devotees flocked to the the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño de Cebu on Friday, January 8, 2021, to attend the opening salvo of the 456th Fiesta Señor. …

Basilica to impose additional measures for Misa de Gallo

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Church officials in one of Cebu’s most prominent churches will be imposing additional measures to respond to concerns arising from crowd gathering for the Misa de Gallo (dawn Masses). Fr. Ric Anthony Reyes, spokesperson of…

‘Pit Señor sa mga way uyab kini” viral story online

Immae Lachica 11/25/2020

    CEBU CITY, Philippines— If you are a devotee of the Señor Sto. Niño you’d know why most of the devotees would prefer to attend the last scheduled Mass of the novena masses leading to His…

Priest’s message to parents: Spend quality time with your children

Rosalie Abatayo 12/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —When your child fails, be the first to advise him on how to do better. When he succeeds, be the first to appreciate him. This was the message of Reverend Fr. Raul Cabugao as…

Pomarejos: 2K people now at Basilica for 500 year celebrations of arrival of Santo Niño

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 2,000 people are estimated to be inside the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño as of 4 p.m. for the start 500 year celebrations of the arrival of Christianity in the country…

Santo Niño at 500 launching: An opportunity to learn PH’s Christian faith’s history

Rosalie Abatayo 11/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The quincentennial celebrations on the arrival of Christianity in the Philippines will be another opportunity to learn about the history of the Christian faith and the Filipinos. On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, the…

Pedestrianization: Challenge and possibility 

Jobers Reynes Bersales 08/19/2019

Is it possible to pedestrianize the streets surrounding the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño and, if so, how would it affect stakeholders, especially public utility vehicles that will be affected? This was, in gist, the main focus…

Nearby destinations for a day of touring in Cebu City

Immae Lachica 08/05/2019

Cebu City, Philippines— Cebu City is a city of life and colors. Life, because of its amazing history, and colors, because it is the home to amazing places that will surely brighten up one’s day. So if…

Devotees told: You can’t park cars near Sto. Niño Basilica during Sinulog 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/02/2019

Devotees  and motorists who plan to visit the Basilica Minore Del Sto. Niño in downtown Cebu City for the Fiesta Señor celebrations, or the Sinulog Festival held on the third week of January,  are reminded not to…

Nohara to landslide evacuees: Have faith in God

Rosalie Abatayo 09/30/2018

Set your worries aside and have faith in God. This was the message of Rev. Fr. Pacifico Nohara Jr, OSA, the rector of the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño (BMSN) to the landslide evacuees at the Naga…

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