In case of bad weather, Basilica considering procession at CCLEX instead of fluvial

Futch Anthony Inso, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/11/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In case of bad weather, officials from the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño de Cebu is considering a procession along the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) as their contingency plan for the Fluvial Procession…

Physical activities for Fiesta Señor set to return this 2023

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – After two years of hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, friars at the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño have decided to resume all religious activities for the Fiesta Señor celebration in Jan. 2023.…

Devotees reminded anew: Minors, those 65 and above not allowed to enter Basilica

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/16/2022

Minors, those 65 and above not allowed entry in Basilica, cops remind devotees CEBU CITY, Philippines — Minors and those adults, whose ages are 65 years old and above, will not be allowed to enter the Basilica…

Faith in the Holy Child prevails

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As devotees here celebrate the feast of Señor Sto. Niño amid the pandemic and the aftermath of Typhoon Odette, faith in the Holy Child remained stronger than ever.  This was the highlight of…

IN PHOTOS: 457th Fiesta Señor in Cebu City kicks off

01/07/2022

The celebration of the 457th Fiesta Señor kicked off in Cebu City on Friday dawn, January 7, 2022. The celebration started with a motorcade at dawn from the Basilica grounds. READ: Things to remember for the start…

Some barriers around Basilica to be removed, roads to open after ‘Hubo’ mass

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Barriers around the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño de Cebu will be removed after more than a week of closure. Cebu City Councilor Philip Zafra, the City Council’s chairperson for the committee on peace and…

Cebu City government prepares buses, washing areas for Fiesta Señor devotees

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has prepared buses for devotees attending the Fiesta Señor 2021 novena masses at the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño from January 8 to 16, 2021. The buses will ferry…

Basilica rolls out Fiesta Señor 2021 schedule

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite threats of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continuing this 2021, celebration of the Fiesta Señor this January will push through. Administrators of the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño de Cebu announced on…

More churchgoers allowed in Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño De Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/04/2020

CEBU CITY,  Philippines – Church administrators of the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño De Cebu, one of the oldest and most prominent churches in the country, announced they will be increasing the number of people allowed to…

No public Masses in the Basilica

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/01/2020

MOALBOAL, Philippines —  Even if Cebu City is under a state of general community quarantine (GCQ), one of its oldest and most prominent churches will not be holding public Masses. Administrators of the Basilica Minore del Santo…

Kaplag celebration goes online, too

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Roman Catholic church in Cebu will proceed with an online celebration of the 455th Anniversary of Kaplag for the image of Snr. Sto. Niño as the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) here is…

FACES OF CEBU: Remedios Sarmiento, mango vendor

Gresheen Gift M. Libby 01/17/2020

  “Unsa man imong panaad Kang Senyor Santo Niño, nay?” “Wala na koy panaad kay natuman na tanan nakong gipangayo sa Señor. Gi-cesarean ko sauna pag panganak nako sa akong anak nga laki. Ana ang doctor na…

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