No umbrellas, no entry for churchgoers in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/18/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Churchgoers without umbrellas will not be allowed to enter the National Shrine of St. Joseph and the Mandaue City Plaza located in front of the City Hall during Misa de Gallo. This after…

Follow IATF policies for Dawn Masses, Palma tells faithful

Futch Anthony Inso 12/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has urged churchgoers to always observe the policies that the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases and the government have implemented concerning Dawn Masses…

Public more compliant on third day of Misa De Gallo

Delta Letigio 12/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Better compliance of the health protocols was observed on the third day of the Misa De Gallo in Cebu City on Friday, December 18, 2020.  This was the statement of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC)…

Attend dawn Masses in style with these OOTD picks

Dianne Zarina G. Savillo 12/17/2020

As part of the celebration before Christmas, every Catholic is expected to come to churches at dawn as a tradition. This is called Misa de Gallo or dawn Masses. So as you make the effort of waking…

Basilica to impose additional measures for Misa de Gallo

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Church officials in one of Cebu’s most prominent churches will be imposing additional measures to respond to concerns arising from crowd gathering for the Misa de Gallo (dawn Masses). Fr. Ric Anthony Reyes, spokesperson of…

Gullas to churches: Place more speakers outside

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas is urging the churches in the city to place more speakers outside so parishioners who can’t  join the mass inside the churches due to limited capacity…

EOC: Still no Misa de Gallo allowed in gyms

Delta Letigio 12/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will not reconsider its decision to prohibit the holding of dawn masses inside gymnasiums. Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor of the EOC, said that the decision…

Palma to Cebu City gov’t: Allow holding of Dawn Masses, Simbang Gabi in gyms

Futch Anthony Inso 12/10/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma will ask the Cebu City government to allow Misa de Gallo and Simbang Gabi to be held in gymnasium and auditoriums. Palma said that instead of holding Dawn Masses…

Vendors will not be allowed outside churches for Misa de Gallo

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Vendors selling kakanin, puto, sikwate, and other delicacies typical during the Misa de Gallo will not be allowed to sell in areas near churches from December 16 to December 24, 2020. According to Councilor…

Quarantine passes not needed to attend Misa De Gallo in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Quarantine passes won’t be required for those attending the Misa de Gallo starting December 16, 2020. This was the pronouncement of Mayor Edgardo Labella on Monday, December 7, 2020. The final guidelines for…

Archdiocese of Cebu yet to finalize guidelines for Misa de Gallo

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 12/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Archdiocese of Cebu is yet to finalize the guidelines for the conduct of the Dawn Masses or Misa de Gallo in Cebu City ten days prior to the first of nine masses…

Capitol ‘OK’ with Misa de Gallo but will seek Church advice first

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Cebu Provincial Government is inclined to allow Misa de Gallo (dawn Masses) amid threats of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). However, Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said she would have to consult and discuss how…

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