Stay humble

Fr. Jerry M. Orbos SVD - @inquirerdotnet 10/23/2022

Years ago, a lady approached me after my Holy Thursday recollection, telling me how happy she was that she attended it. I asked what touched her most from the talk. There were a lot of nice points…

Be grateful!

Fr. Jerry M. Orbos SVD - @inquirerdotnet 10/09/2022

Some years ago, during our annual 13-kilometer Walk with God to Manaoag, a couple asked me to bless their little baby who was very sick. They were carrying the child to the shrine to beg for his…

God is loving and merciful

Fr. Jerry M. Orbos SVD - @inquirerdotnet 04/24/2022

I was sure Fr. Tristan Ferrera, SVD, our missionary awaiting deployment to Kenya, was not in his room. I saw him off yesterday afternoon for his home visit. That evening, I saw his lights were on. Maybe…

‘Tuloy ba ang Pasko?’

Gaudium et Spes - @inquirerdotnet 12/08/2020

I’m writing this on the first Sunday of Advent, the time when the Church officially starts preparing for the Christmas season. I say officially because, for us in the Philippines, we start our countdown for the next…

Labella on his upcoming inauguration: God first

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City incoming Mayor Edgardo Labella will be taking oath as the city’s top executive on Sunday, June 30, and the first time mayor is already preparing for his assumption. Labella said that…

Kin, friends say goodbye as Captain Bontuyan is laid to rest

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Only God knows who Police Captain Delfin Bontuyan was. This was the message of Reverend Fr. Eduardo Villaluna to the hundreds of friends and relatives who attended the slain cop’s Requiem Mass at…

The Evolution of the name ‘Easter’

Isabella Kristianne M. Angan 04/20/2019

The beauty of Easter Sunday is that it’s a different experience for everyone all over the world. As a dominantly Catholic nation, the Philippines celebrates the resurrection of Jesus on Easter Sunday. Although mentioned once in the…

The interesting symbols of Easter 

Isabella Kristianne M. Angan 04/16/2019

Eggs, bunnies, and a cross – these are symbols that usually come up every Easter, despite not having any correlation with each other. For Filipinos, the cross is the most obvious symbol of Easter, but the Bible…

Out of narcolist, former Cebu City Mayor Mike Rama says: God is good

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “God is good.” Former Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama, who is running for vice mayor in the coming May 13 midterm elections, said this after learning that his name was not included in…

PH’s Man of the World candidate, JP Ocat, plans to showcase Cebu in June pageant

Michelle Joy Padayhag 02/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Philippine bet and Cebuano model John Paul “JP” Ocat gets ready for the upcoming Man of the World 2019 pageant in June in Manila.  Ocat told Cebu Daily News Digital that he was…

God in the human family

Fr. Dondon N. Aquino 12/29/2018

It is always a given that the family is the basic unit of a community. Nobody can never ever dare claim he or she does not belong to one. Despite the assertion of the individual’s uniqueness and…

Palma ordains new priests, 12 deacons

Delta Letigio 12/14/2018

CEBU CITY, Philippines -More laborers have decided to work in God’s vineyard. A priest and 12 deacons were ordained on Friday morning at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma expressed his joy in welcoming the…

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