Daily Gospel, May 12: Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord

05/12/2024

This is the Daily Gospel for today, May 12, 2024, which is the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord READ MORE: Daily Gospel, May 10 Daily Gospel, May 11 Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to…

Virgen de Regla fiesta: 10,000 join foot procession

Futch Anthony Inso 11/21/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Around 10,000 devotees of the miraculous image of the Nuestra Señora Virgen de Regla have joined the solemn foot procession on Monday afternoon, November 20, 2023. Police Lieutenant Colonel Christian Torres, spokesperson of the Lapu-Lapu…

Pura Luka Vega hindi nagpasindak sa sunud-sunod na pagpataw sa kanya ng persona non grata: ‘Dagdagan n’yo pa! Pakealam ko!’

Ervin Santiago 08/23/2023

SA HALIP na magpakumbaba at mag-isyu ng public apology, mas tumapang pa ang drag queen na si Pura Luka Vega sa pagsagot sa mga tumutuligsa sa kanya. Hindi nagpasindak si Pura Luka sa sunud-sunod na pagdedeklara ng…

Pope Francis’ vigil in Portugal draws 1.5 million pilgrims

08/06/2023

LISBON, Portugal – A sea of 1.5 million pilgrims packed a riverside park near Lisbon on Saturday for a vigil held by Pope Francis as part of a global Catholic youth festival. Worshippers cheered as the 86-year-old…

CBCP: It’s up to faithful how to pray ‘Our Father’

Kathleen de Villa 07/15/2023

Whether raised, joined together or held by someone else’s hands, Catholic churchgoers may use any of these gestures in praying “The Lord’s Prayer” during Mass. This was the official decision of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the…

Spend Holy Week in churches, not on beaches – bishop

Ador Vincent Mayol 04/05/2023

CEBU CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Instead of going to the beach, the Catholic faithful should spend the Lenten break reflecting and praying in church, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma said on Sunday. The prelate said the Holy Week…

Be kind to your mother-in-law, urges Pope Francis

Agence France Presse 04/28/2022

VATICAN CITY—Pope Francis on Wednesday urged Catholics to honor the elderly and take care of family bonds, also taking the opportunity to return to the thorny subject of mothers-in-law. In 2015, Francis sparked laughter on a visit…

What to expect in this year’s Holy Week in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The entire island of Cebu remained under the most lenient classification of community quarantine this April. With this, devotees are allowed to go to churches, albeit in limited capacity, in observance of this year’s Holy…

‘Be inspired by San Pedro Calungsod’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—As the feast of San Pedro Calungsod nears, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma urged Catholics to take inspiration from the Visayan saint.  Palma presided over the Opening Salvo Mass for the 22nd feast of San Pedro…

As Lenten season starts, Palma reminds Catholics not to forget its ‘essence and tradition’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—As the season of Lent began, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma reminded devotees here of its real essence and tradition.  Palma officiated a virtual Ash Wednesday Mass last February 17, 2021, which was attended only by…

CBCP calls for noontime prayers starting Aug. 15

Tina G. Santos 08/14/2020

Catholic bishops have urged the faithful to participate in a collective prayer for the “healing” of the nation amid the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The bishops particularly asked the faithful to pray “10 Hail Mary’s daily”…

Palma to priests: Offer hosts by the hand during communion to fight coronavirus

Futch Anthony Inso 01/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma is urging priests to offer the communion by the hand instead of putting the host into the mouth of a faithful during masses as a precautionary measure against the…

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