EOC to public: Step up compliance during Misa de Gallo in preparation for Sinulog 2021

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is urging the public to be more compliant during the Misa De Gallo 2020, especially those who are attending the masses at the Basilica Minore del…

Lapu churches to celebrate two dawn masses per day 

Futch Anthony Inso 12/17/2020

Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu—Starting Friday, December 18, 2020, churches here will celebrate two dawn masses (Misa de Gallo) per day.  The Lapu-Lapu City Public Information Office confirmed the approval of this development on Thursday, December 17. The first…

Rainy weather expected over Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebuanos planning to attend Simbang Gabi tonight, December 16, and Misa de Gallo tomorrow, December 17 are advised to bring rain protective gears. This as the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration in Mactan…

LOOK: Photos of churches around Metro Cebu during first day of Misa de Gallo 2020

12/16/2020

Cebu City, Philippines–The Catholic faithful flocked to churches holding dawn masses (Misa de Gallo) here on Wednesday, December 16, 2020. Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak, the city council’s chairperson for the committee on disaster risk reduction, said that…

‘More security personnel, venues needed for Misa de Gallo’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Too many people wanted to attend the mass, but there were too few security personnel to help maintain health protocols and too few venues celebrating Misa de Gallo. This was the assessment of…

Basilica, Cathedral filled up in first day of Misa De Gallo 2020

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral and Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño were brimming with people attending the first day of the Misa de Gallo this year.  As early as 3:40 a.m., people began arriving at…

Sto. Niño vendors given 10 hours to sell during Misa de Gallo period

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Vendors selling statues of the Holy Child and offering cleaning and painting services around the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño here will be given only 10 hours a day to sell during the…

Labella: Qpass suspension is not a reason to go strolling

Delta Dyrecka Leritio 12/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said that the suspension for the quarantine passes during the Christmas season is not an excuse to go strolling.  Labella said the purpose of the suspension is only for those…

Cebu City gets ready for start of Simbang Gabi season

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) and Cebu City government is deploying over 700 personnel to watch over churches where Simbang Gabi and Misa De Gallo will be celebrated starting on Tuesday evening, December 15,…

Palma: Anticipated mass will be celebrated as Misa De Gallo

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma announced on Monday night, December 7, 2020, that the Archdiocese of Cebu will adapt the mandate of the Catholic Bishop’s Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) to celebrate the Misa…

Lapu-Lapu mayor issues EO on guidelines for Misa de Gallo, Simbang Gabi 

Futch Anthony Inso 12/07/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan issued on Monday, December 7, 2020, Executive Order (EO) no. 2020-091, that officially allows the conduct of the Misa de Gallo and Simbang Gabi masses here from December 15…

CCPO hopes for no Misa de Gallo this year

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) is hoping that the Misa de Gallo will not push through this year so that there will be no reason for the public to crowd and further…

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