Part of D. Jakosalem St now open for easier access to Sto Niño vendors

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —People can now reach the Sto. Niño vendors with ease as part of the D. Jakosalem Street where the stores are lined has been opened today, January 14. Senior Superintendent Royina Garma, the director…

Devotees urged: No selfies, but take photos of Fiesta Señor events

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/09/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — While Augustinian friars from the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño have discouraged the public from taking selfies within the vicinity of the centuries-old church, organizers of the Sinulog Festival, however, are encouraging…

Traffic preparations set; CCTO ready for Fiesta Señor novena

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Traffic preparations are in place and the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) is ready for the start of the nine-day novena of the Fiesta Señor.  The CCTO also reminded motorists who would want…

Garma: 200 cops to provide 24/7 security at Sto. Niño Basilica area

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Around 200 uniformed police officers from the police offices in the cities of Cebu, Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu and Cebu province and the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) will be deployed in the…

Gate entrance, security set up at Basilica Minore

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 11/27/2018

The entrance towards the Basilica Minore del Santo Nino will be moved a few meters away from the church compound as part of security measures for the feast of the Child Jesus on the third Sunday of…

Motorists told: Avoid areas near Basilica

Morexette B. Erram 09/08/2018

Sunday activities marking former President Osmeña Sr.’s birthday, Masses may prompt CCTO to close roads Motorists are advised to avoid today (Sunday, Sept. 9) areas around Basilica del Sto. Niño, Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral, Cebu City Hall and…

Maritima is designated parking area for basilica visitors

Nestle Semilla 01/05/2018

The Cebu City Transportation Office has identified the Compaña Maritima grounds as parking areas for devotees who will be visiting the basilica during the fiesta senyor celebration. Below is a photo of the area: During the 9-day…

Vendors, vehicles not allowed near Santo Niño basilica

Nestle L. Semilla 12/22/2017

  WITH the onset of the Sinulog 2018, the Philippine National Police (PNP) yesterday announced that the surroundings of the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño will be kept free of any obstructions from January 11 at the…

Devotees, vendors not allowed to sleep, sell near Basilica

Nestle L. Semilla 12/22/2017

Devotees will not be allowed to set up tents or sleep near the Basilica Minor del Santo Niño to avoid congestion in the area. No vendors will be allowed to sell around the vicinity of the Basila…

MAO BA?

Editorial 12/21/2017

NO TO FLYING BALLOONS AT THE BASILICA Netizens are in agreement with the decision of the Augustinian fathers who run the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño to not allow the release of balloons at the church’s courtyard…

Total ban on balloons to be implemented at the Basilica del Santo Niño

Ador Vincent Mayol 12/21/2017

For the past six years, the Augustinian fathers of the Basilica del Sto. Niño in Cebu City have repeatedly appealed to devotees of the Child Jesus to stop releasing balloons in the air, saying it is harmful…

Basilica vendors’ registration to start next month

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 11/21/2017

    Minda Moralde, 94, has been selling candles at the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño for more than 50 years already. Moralde of Barangay Guadalupe said sales have been dwindling lately because of competition with several…

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