Devotees get to join Hubo Mass

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/21/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — People are again seen waving their hands and raising their images of the Señor Sto. Niño in the air while singing “Bato Balani sa Gugma” at the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño.…

#CDNFiestaSeñor2022: Syagit ug Sangpit, the Sinulog festival of yesteryears

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog festival is one of the grandest festival of the Philippines celebrated every third Sunday in January as a devotion to the Señor Sto. Niño. Began in 1980 by a crowd of…

#CDNFiestaSeñor2022: Sto. Niño’s quick stop at St. Joseph the Patriarch Parish in Mabolo

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — He only stopped for a minute at the St Joseph the Patriarch Parish in Barangay Mabolo last night, but the short visit by Señor Sto. Niño was greeted by throngs of devotees in…

IN PHOTOS AND VIDEOS: The grand mobile procession of the Señor Sto. Niño

CDN Digital News Team 01/15/2022

CEBU, Philippines—Despite the new arrangements for the procession amid the pandemic, devotees still find a way to welcome and show their devotion to the Señor Sto. Niño. They gather and patiently wait for the Señor Sto. Niño’s…

Fiesta Señor Visperas: Pre-COVID era

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — This year, devotees of the Señor Sto. Niño would be celebrating the Visperas of the Feast Day solemnly as Cebu recovers from the twin crisis brought about by the COVID-19 and Typhoon Odette…

Chapels in Cebu City not allowed to hold processions, Novena Masses under Alert Level 3

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Chapels within Cebu City parishes are not allowed to hold processions, Fiesta Señor activities, or Novena Masses while the city is under Alert Level 3. In a circular sent to parishes within Cebu…

Fiesta Señor mobile procession: What to expect?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Fiesta Señor mobile procession or motorcade will take place in lieu of the fluvial procession and solemn procession on Vesperas Day, January 15, 2022, from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The Basilica…

#CDNFiestaSenor2022: Venerating the Holy Child Then & Now 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Due to the prevailing threats of COVID-19, this 2022, the celebration of the Fiesta Señor, will once again, be held virtually.  It’s the second straight year where throngs of the crowd are absent…

#CDNFiestaSeñor2022: Liloan devotee’s ‘panata’ for Fiesta Señor

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Good health and safe living. This was the yearly prayer that Alice Saducas, 60, a devotee of Sto Niño for 50 years from Liloan town hopes as she visits Basilica Minore del Santo…

#CDNFiestaSeñor2022: Basilica vendors’ answered prayers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Fiesta Señor celebration this 2022 may be the most quiet that it had been in the past decades as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has restricted the movement of people. For the first…

Makeshift altars beside streets discouraged — Ligan

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Makeshift altars displayed beside streets, especially those obstructing roadways, are discouraged as this could invite crowd influx. This was what Police Colonel Josefino Ligan, Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) director, appeals to the…

Security measures for Jan 15 Fiesta Señor motorcade readied — CCPO chief

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —If there’s anything that today’s dry run for the grand mobile procession scheduled on January 15, 2022, revealed, it is the readiness of the police to secure the event as well as the entire…

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