#CDNFiestaSenor2022: Venerating the Holy Child Then & Now 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Due to the prevailing threats of COVID-19, this 2022, the celebration of the Fiesta Señor, will once again, be held virtually.  It’s the second straight year where throngs of the crowd are absent…

Novena Masses for 2022 Fiesta Señor will go online again

Morexette Marie Erram 11/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Once again, celebrations for the upcoming Fiesta Señor will be held virtually. The Cebu City Government and Augustinian friars from the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño de Cebu on Thursday, November 4, 2021, said that…

Basilica, image of Snr. Sto. Niño declared as National Cultural Treasures

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu makes history again as two of its most precious historical icons were given the highest recognition in terms of heritage value. The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) on Wednesday, April…

‘Smooth and peaceful’ Hubo Mass drew 1.2k devotees

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – There were fewer devotees who flocked to the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño de Cebu on Friday, January 22, to celebrate the last day of the 456th Fiesta Señor celebration. Police Lieutenant Colonel…

Cop assigned in Pilgrim Center tests positive for COVID-19

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A police officer briefly assigned at the open Pilgrim Center of the Basilica Minore Del Sto. Niño de Cebu tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) confirmed.…

PROBE reminds transient vendors to keep distance from Basilica

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Prevention Restoration Order Beautification and Enhancement (PROBE) team is reminding transient vendors not to stay within 100 meters of the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño de Cebu.  PROBE Chief Raquel Arce, said that the…

More measures imposed for Fiesta Señor: No more Traditional Sinulog dances

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Churchgoers are advised to brace for more rules to be implemented in line with the celebration of Fiesta Señor this year. Aside from prohibiting non-Cebu City residents access to the Basilica Minore del…

Qpass helped control crowd in Fiesta Señor – police

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The first day of the 456th Fiesta Señor celebration here was generally peaceful and orderly, the city police announced. And they said, among the factors that contributed to this was sustaining the implementation…

IN PHOTOS: 1st day of Fiesta Señor 2021

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Amid threats of the pandemic, and health protocols imposed, thousands attended the first day of Novena Mass for the Fiesta Señor at the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño de Cebu. Around 3,000 individuals…

APORs exempted from qpass requirement to enter Basilica

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Authorized Persons Outside of Residence (APOR) are exempted from the quarantine pass requirements for entry to the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño de Cebu. This was the statement of Cebu City Mayor…

Fiesta Señor 2021 needs ‘fine tuning’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Even if health protocols such as physical distancing were implemented, thousands still flocked to the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño de Cebu for the Fiesta Señor 2021.  Authorities from Cebu City estimated around 3,000 individuals…

No signal interruption for Fiesta Señor 2021

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For the first time in three years, there will be no signal interruption in Cebu City during the celebration of Fiesta Señor this year. The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), in a press…

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