Santacruzan, Flores de Mayo can only be done in church premises, Cebu City parishes told

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Catholic parishes are reminded that they can only conduct Santacruzan activities within the church premises and no processions are allowed in the barangays. In a text message to the parishes, the…

Cebu City EOC discourages holding of Flores De Mayo, Santacruzan

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) reminded the barangays to avoid holding fiesta celebrations that could potentially lead to public gatherings. Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor of the EOC, said…

Cebu Churches bring Flores de Mayo online

Rosalie Abatayo 05/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The mirthful tradition of celebrating Flores de Mayo may take a pause this year due to the risk of the coronavirus disease pandemic, but the devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary and the…

Growing with the rosary

Sofia Aliño Logarta 10/05/2016

My early encounter with the rosary must have been in the Flores de Mayo. At that time, mostly young girls came to church with baskets of flowers which were to be offered to the Blessed Virgin. Like…

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