Lenten activities in Cebu City successful so far

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Lenten activities held in Cebu City were successful so far. This was the initial assessment of Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera, deputy chief implementor of the city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC), on the peaceful…

Cebu City Market Authority warns vendors: Don’t overprice binignit ingredients

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Market Authority warns the public about vendors selling beyond the recommended price for binignit ingredients and to report this vendors to them. So far, at least 10 vendors have been…

Finding meaning on Maundy

Raphael A. Pangalangan - @inquirerdotnet 04/14/2022

Passing the Bar is not the be-all and end-all of the legal journey. Quite the opposite, it is a prequalification to it. The big screen of Padre Faura, after all, did not roll the credits. It projected…

Maundy Thursday fire razes hardware in Mandaue City

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/01/2021

OLANGO ISLAND, Lapu-Lapu City, Philippines — A hardware store was completely burned while two adjoining houses were partially damaged by a noontime fire that hit M.L Quezon St. Barangay Maguikay, Mandaue City on Thursday, April 1, 2021.…

When fishermen in an island in northern Cebu take a break from catching fish

Doris C. Bongac 03/31/2021

MALAPASCUA ISLAND, Daanbantayan — Fishermen in Malapascua Island  also take a break to celebrate the Holy Week. Starting on Maunday Thursday, they would no longer go out to sea, said fisherman Guillermo Baman. Baman, 61, said they…

Let us not take frontliners for granted – Palma

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma reminds the public not to take for granted the services rendered by those working at the frontlines fighting the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). “I mentioned this in the time…

Binignit ‘breaks’ social distancing in Carbon Market

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The binignit is a famous dish for Filipinos during the Lenten season especially during the Maundy Thursday up to Black Saturday. Considered as a fasting food, its ingredients are made solely of root…

Holy Week roundup nets 17 drug suspects

Benjie Talisic, Nestle L. Semilla 04/15/2017

Police said the Holy Week in Cebu was generally peaceful, except for the series of drug busts that law enforcers still launched during the Lenten observation, netting 17 drug suspects in the cities of Danao and Cebu.…

1 dead, 10 hurt in road accidents

Apple Ta-as, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/26/2016

Two shootings on Good Friday not related to Holy Week celebration — police As police in Central Visayas said no major crimes occurred during Holy Thursday and Good Friday, road accidents, however, claimed one life and injured…

The week that changed the world

03/20/2016

Known to many, the Holy Week is the most sacred time of the year for Christians. But how well do lay people know about the events that are celebrated at churches to commemorate the passion, death, and…

Holy Week 2016 Schedule

03/17/2016

  Holy Week Schedule at Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral I. Palm Sunday (March 20) Regular Mass Schedule 7:30 a.m. – Solemn Blessing of Palms and Procession at the Grotto by Archbishop Jose S. Palma, DD 8:00 a.m. –…

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