Virtual Masses, domestic Church: How Cebu is coping with Holy Week amid COVID-19

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – In his 25 years serving the Roman Catholic church, Monsignor Ruben Labajo is expecting virtually empty churches in Cebu during the Holy Week. Labajo, who is one of the vicar-generals of the Archdiocese…

Cebuanos told: Create palm fronds for Palm Sunday amid COVID-19 threats

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Devotees in Cebu are encouraged to create their own palm fronds in celebration of Palm Sunday this April 5, 2020. With the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in place for the entire island of…

Archdiocese of Cebu asks prayers for fire victims in Cebu City and Australia

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/06/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—The Archdiocese of Cebu is encouraging the Catholic faithful to include in their prayers the victims displaced in the recent fire incidents in Cebu City and in Australia. In a phone interview with CDN Digital,…

Labajo: Pray for the dead

Zena V. Magto 10/31/2018

They may no longer be here. But one still has a connection with the dead and even has a responsibility. The medium between the living and the dead is prayer, said Monsignor Ruben Labajo, team moderator of…

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