Manila Cathedral celebrates B-day of Pope John Paul II

Inquirer.net 05/18/2018

The Manila Cathedral celebrated the birthday of Saint Pope John Paul II on Friday by holding a public veneration of the late Pontiff’s blood relic. The vial of the late Pope’s actual liquefied blood was open for…

Farewell, dear cardinal

JASON BAGUIA 10/27/2017

It had been rainy or windy and cold for the tropics all week. But the weather is fair on the cardinal’s burial day. Did you intercede with God for this, your eminence? For us? It is midmorning.…

Cathedral mausoleum, Vidal’s final resting place

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 10/23/2017

CEBU Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal already knew where his mortal remains would be laid to rest. Aside from being the seat of the archdiocese, the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral is also the final resting place for deceased…

DAY OF HOMAGE

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, USJ-R Intern Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/19/2017

People from all walks of life came to the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral to pay their last respect to and mourn the death of Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal Edith Bontuyan, 65, never had a personal interaction…

CCTO closes roads near Cathedral, orders rerouting scheme

Nestle L. Semilla 10/18/2017

THE Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) has announced a rerouting scheme following the closure of streets near the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral, with an expected heavy stream of people wanting to pay their last respect to Cebu Archbishop…

Chapel becomes a cathedral-like church

Doris C. Bongcac 07/17/2017

BARANGAY DAS, TOLEDO CITY What started as a small chapel 59 years back has evolved into a “cathedral-like” church that is now a source of pride for the people of Barangay Das, Toledo City, midwest Cebu. Cebu…

The colors of the mind

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 01/21/2017

Ever since I saw a mosaic of the icon of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in a seminary garden, I have always had the desire to make something similar in my home. I told the wife about…

Palma asks faithful to pray for ‘safe Sinulog’

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Nestle L. Semilla 01/02/2017

AS Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma urged the faithful to “pray and trust in the Lord,” he also hoped that last month’s bombings in Hilongos, Leyte and North Cotabato won’t occur during the annual Sinulog celebration. “As what…

Learning about heritage from George Town

Jobers R. Bersales 11/30/2016

I missed the turnover ceremonies for a number of heritage churches in Cebu, including that of the Metropolitan Cathedral that the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) last week due to a busy schedule. I would…

Historical marker at Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral unveiled

Izobelle T. Pulgo 11/23/2016

A marker at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral was unveiled today by the National Historical Commission to officially recognize its historical significance. NHC chairperson Dr. Maria Serena Diokno said the marker is a testament of the church’s significance…

Lonely graves at Carreta

Izobelle T. Pulgo 11/02/2016

THREE years after the collision of 2GO’s MV St. Thomas Aquinas and cargo vessel Sulpicio Express Siete claimed the lives of more than a hundred passengers and crew, 42 unidentified victims left unclaimed by family members still…

A nature lover’s escape

Adam Brown 07/23/2016

FAROE Islands. It’s not likely that the average person would be able to pinpoint it on the map. I have to admit, when I first found out that we would be traveling there, I had to do…

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