Pope Francis to preside Mass for 500 years of Christianity in the Philippines

Daphne Galvez 03/04/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Pope Francis will lead the Filipino community in Italy to celebrate 500 years of Christianity in the Philippines, the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) said Wednesday. The CBCP, quoting Fr. Ricky Gente…

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…

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)…

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…

Chan to discuss Misa de Gallo policies with parish priests in Lapu-Lapu

Futch Anthony Inso 12/01/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is set to meet with parish priests in all five churches in the city on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, to discuss different policies that should be implemented during the…

Gullas to public: Don’t lose faith if COVID cases increase

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As Talisay City officially enters general community quarantine (GCQ) on Monday, June 22, 2020, Mayor Gerald Anthony Gullas has appealed to the public not to lose faith should the city record more coronavirus…

Liloan mayor appeals: Practice faith ‘responsibly’

Rosalie Abatayo 03/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Liloan Mayor Christina Frasco  has called on the local Catholic Church to practice faith “responsibly” as the community continues to battle against the spread of  Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Frasco uploaded a photo…

I Live by Faith, Not by Sight

PR 02/18/2020

MANILA, PHILIPPINES- Whether you’re raising your glass to romance or celebrating your independence, let love come in the form of special food delivery from the best on-demand food service, foodpanda. February is the best excuse to order all…

Nohara tells Taal affected families: Pray to the Sto. Niño

Rosalie Abatayo 01/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Strengthen your faith in Señor Sto. Niño. This was the call of Rev. Fr. Pacifico Nohara Jr., rector of the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño, to residents of the various towns in Luzon…

Papal Nuncio to Santo Niño devotees: Be childlike but be an adult in faith

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/13/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia, the Papal Nuncio to the Philippines, has encouraged Santo Niño devotees to be kind and innocent like a child, but to live their faith like an adult. This…

Santo Niño at 500 launching: An opportunity to learn PH’s Christian faith’s history

Rosalie Abatayo 11/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The quincentennial celebrations on the arrival of Christianity in the Philippines will be another opportunity to learn about the history of the Christian faith and the Filipinos. On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, the…

A ‘Braver Moira’ to enthral Cebu in a concert this October

Marc Cosep 10/06/2019

As we welcome another season, singer Moira Dela Torre embraces a new phase in her life. The things that have broken her in the past, turned out to be pieces for a new masterpiece. With her upcoming…

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