CBCP prexy to faithful: ‘Remember the essence of our mission’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The faithful here are reminded about the essence and true value in preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ more than 500 years since Christianity was introduced in the country.  This was the message…

Priests in Bantayan need more ashes for Ash Wednesday; turn to faithful for help

Doris C. Bongcac 02/16/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Priests at the Parish of Saints Peters and Paul in Bantayan town on Bantayan Island have asked from their parishioners to make donations of blessed and dried palm leaves or branches that they…

Bacolod diocese has ways to secure safety of people during Ash Wednesday

Carla Gomez - @inquirerdotnet 02/15/2021

BACOLOD CITY –– The Diocese of Bacolod has come up with options to ensure the safety of people during Ash Wednesday on Feb. 17. Among these are sprinkling the ashes on the head of the faithful, and…

Palma’s New Year’s message: Remain in faith amid uncertainties

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 12/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma is urging the faithful to stay in faith amid the uncertainties of the future as the world enters into a new year during a pandemic. Palma said no one…

Faithful urged: Heed Christian’s calling, follow health protocols

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As more churchgoers may be accommodated in churches under areas under modified general community quarantine, like in most parts of Cebu province, Catholic faithful are reminded to adhere to health protocols as signs…

Pope Francis to resume window addresses to faithful

05/27/2020

Pope Francis on Sunday will address the faithful once more from his window overlooking Saint Peter’s Square, the Vatican said Tuesday, as the city state eased its coronavirus lockdown further. The Argentine pontiff has recited the traditional Angelus…

Palma to faithful: Pray for peace, clarity in Middle East

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Amid the rising tension between the United States and Iran in the Middle East, a Church leader in Cebu is asking the Cebuano faithful to pray for peace and clarity. “Let’s pray for…

Cebu Archbishop Palma asks faithful to pray for storm to pass 

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma urged the faithful to pray for Typhoom Ursula to pass without casualty or much damage.  This he said after the last Misa de Gallo of the 2019 on Tuesday, December 24,…

Faithful in San Fernando storm heavens with prayers for honest, peaceful polls

Zena V. Magto 05/10/2019

SAN FERNANDO, Cebu, Philippines — For a clean, honest and peaceful elections, the Catholic faithful of San Fernando town rallied in prayer amid the recent threats and violent incidents in the town. At least 100 people, who…

Laity encouraged to enter politics, inspire change with Christian values

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The Archdiocese of Cebu Commission on the Laity encouraged its members to enter politics and inspire change in the system with their Christian values. Fe Barino, chairperson on the Commission on the Laity, said that…

Catholic faithful urged: Thank God for mothers

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 12/08/2018

FEAST OF IMMACULATE CONCEPTION On the feast of the Immaculate Conception, the patron of the Philippines, on Saturday (December 8), Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma urged the Catholic faithful to be grateful for the mothers of the world.…

Faithful told to accommodate God in their hearts

Ador Mayol 10/12/2018

Priests from the different dioceses in the Visayas converge at the IC3 Pavilion in Mabolo, Cebu City for a recollection with the heart of St. Padre Pio. The sacred relic was transferred on Friday noon from the…

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