The religiosity of Filipinos

Mahar Mangahas - @inquirerdotnet 04/23/2022

This Easter and Ramadan, let us be mindful that we Filipinos are one of the most religious of peoples on the planet. This fact is based on the four cross-country surveys on religion of the International Social…

We are Easter persons

Fr. Jerry M. Orbos SVD - @inquirerdotnet 04/17/2022

Some years ago, while walking around our seminary basketball court, I saw something that made me stop. I saw a sprout growing on the cement pavement. It was a rotting mango fruit, from which a shoot and…

It’s a HOPPY Easter at Waterfront Mactan!

PR 04/11/2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has left a significant impact on meetings and events especially affecting different sectors of the hospitality industry. As restrictions begin to lift, these sectors start looking forward to finding ways to reopen and bring…

Are you an Easter person?

Fr. Jerry M. Orbos SVD - @inquirerdotnet 04/04/2021

The story is told about a young man who cut in at the front of a long line of people waiting for the grocery store to open. An elderly lady beat him with her cane, and told…

Five Fun-tastic Easter Events

PR 03/31/2021

Easter Egg Hunting has been a fun tradition that many families always look forward to. Get everything you need to create new, meaningful memories for the kids this year at AyalaMalls Central Bloc as they release an…

Easter storms sweep South, killing at least 6 in Mississippi

04/13/2020

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Strong storms pounded the Deep South on Sunday, killing at least six people in south Mississippi and damaging up to 300 homes and other buildings in northern Louisiana. Mississippi Emergency Management Agency director…

Life is still worth celebrating amid this health crisis

Immae Lachica 04/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— This Easter Sunday may be a whole lot different from how we used to spend this glorious day years ago. But don’t let our current situation bring us down. This Easter Sunday, Jesus is…

Palma: Despite COVID-19, it is still a Happy Easter

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The churches are empty but with the living Church is actively participating in their homes, Easter is still worth celebrating.  This was the statement of Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma, who presided over the…

Pope guides locked-down world through virtual Easter

04/10/2020

VATICAN CITY—Church doors will be shut and the Vatican sealed off when Pope Francis leads 1.3 billion Catholics in Easter Sunday celebrations held under a worldwide coronavirus lockdown. Fear and confusion in the face of a disease whose…

Lahug brgy officials prepare aid for fire victims

Zena V. Magto 04/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Susana Servise, 60, had just left her home in Sitio Drihoa in Barangay Lahug on her way to her catechism duties at the Lahug Elementary School when a fire broke in their area…

Pope denounces ‘cruel violence’ of Sri Lanka Easter attack

Associated Press 04/22/2019

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis denounced the “cruel violence” of the Easter Sunday slaughter of Christians and foreigners in Sri Lanka as he celebrated the most joyful moment on the Christian liturgical calendar by lamenting the bloodshed…

Scenes from the Lahug fire

Zena Magto 04/22/2019

LOOK: More photos from the Monday morning fire that damaged at least 17 structures including a multi-purpose center in Sitio Drihao, Barangay Lahug, Cebu City. Residents have started to return to the fire site to look for…

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