It’s final: Cebu City closes cemeteries on Oct. 29 to Nov. 2

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has finally conceded to the Interagency Task Force’s (IATF) decision to close the cemeteries from October 29 to November 2, 2021. Acting Mayor Michael Rama has announced that due…

Cemeteries urged: Place social distancing markers

Delta Letigio 10/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak, the chairperson for disaster risk reduction and management in the City Council, wants social distancing markers placed in cemeteries here. This he said after he inspected the Calamba…

Only fully vaxed people allowed in Cebu City cemeteries for Nov. 1 and 2

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Only fully vaccinated individuals will be allowed to enter cemeteries in Cebu City on November 1 and 2, while the rest can visit from October 18 to 30 and November 3 to 5.…

Cebu City will be having extended observance of ‘Kalag-Kalag’

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/14/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Cebu City will be having an extended observance of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day. This was announced on Thursday, October 14, by lawyer Colin Rosell, consultant to the Office of…

Cebu City to push for opening of cemeteries on Nov 1 and 2 for vaccinated individuals

Dyrecka Letigio 10/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will be pushing for cemeteries to be opened on November 1 and 2, 2021, for fully vaccinated individuals. Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama said that the city government…

Rama wants to open cemeteries on Nov. 1 and 2

Dyrecka Letigio 09/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama wants cemeteries to be opened on November 1 and 2, 2021, so people can celebrate the Kalag-kalag this year. Last year, all cemeteries were closed from October…

Palma urges public to offer mass intentions for the dead ahead of Undas 2020

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma urged the faithful to offer their mass intentions for departed loved ones ahead of the All Souls’ Day 2020.  This is in response to the closure of all cemeteries in the…

What to expect when visiting Cebu City cemeteries starting Sept. 26

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu city government has already reminded the public to visit their departed loved ones ahead of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day as all cemeteries will be closed from October 30,…

Ferro appeals to public: Maintain health protocols while visiting cemeteries

Alven Marie Timtim 09/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), is asking the public to continue observing the standard health protocols while visiting the cemeteries before All…

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