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…

Cebuanos urged: Watch, participate in Palm Sunday Mass, consecration of Cebu amid COVID-19 online

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia is encouraging Cebuanos to participate in venerating and consecrating Cebu to protect the island from further threats of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Garcia made this appeal at a…

Capitol asks LGUs to ‘join hands in prayer’ against COVID-19

Rosalie Abatayo 04/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Capitol is asking local government units (LGUs) here to “join hands in prayer” that the cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection here will not spike amid intensified testings. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said…

Traslacion: 5K devotees welcome Santo Niño, Our Lady of Guadalupe in Lapu-Lapu

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/18/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — At midnight of January 18, 2020, when most are supposedly asleep, the streets of the cities of Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu were filled with balloons, altars, and people with eager smiles on their faces.…

Devotees urged: Let your devotion be the foundation of change

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/18/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Devotees of the Señor Santo Niño and the Virgin Mary filled the National Shrine of Saint Joseph on Friday evening, January 17, 2020. Inside the church, the seats, aisle and even the front…

Our Lady of Guadalupe on her 86th fiesta: Bigger church, stronger faith

Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Librada Abella, 63, witnessed how the Archdiocesan Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe has changed in the past three decades. Abella, a native of Carcar City, travels to Cebu City every December in…

Photo gallery: Images from the Sto. Niño fluvial procession in Cebu, reenactment of first Mass in PH

CDN Digital TEAM 01/19/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – The images of Sto. Niño de Cebu and Our Lady of Guadalupe sailed down the Mactan Channel on board a “galleon” early Saturday morning, January 19, 2019, for the annual fluvial procession.  …

Hundreds join Mandaue procession, witness fluvial parade

Doris C. Bongcac, Edison Delos Angeles, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Nestle L. Semilla 01/14/2017

Veronica Ouano, 50, was holding a small image of the Sto. Niño on her left hand and an umbrella on her right. She was deep in prayer while she walked the 1.7-kilometer distance from the National Shrine…

Why they are devoted to the Holy Child Jesus?

Dominic D. Yasay, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/14/2017

HUNDREDS of devotees, including a couple in their 40s and two lolas, braved the wet and cold weather and joined the sea of people who participated yesterday in the different activities for the Señor Sto. Niño in…

TRUST, LOVE, DEVOTION

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, John Carlo Villaruel, Norman V. Mendoza 01/13/2017

Leonila Ponclara, even at 84 years old, made sure she was right there, along the street near her house in Barangay Subangdaku in Mandaue City, with both hands raised and open palms moving from side to side…

A ‘smaller’ Lady of Guadalupe joins the Sto. Niño in this year’s Traslacion

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/13/2017

A smaller but elegant image of the Our Lady of Guadalupe de Cebu is accompanying the Sto. Niño icon in the Traslacion and fluvial procession this year. Curious about the new look of Cebu’s patroness? Fr. Romeo…

Blood cries for Guadalupe

Jason A. Baguia 12/16/2016

The body count in the Philippine government’s war on drugs rose to 5,927 on Monday, the twelfth of December, while Catholics across the archipelago celebrated the fiesta of the Blessed Virgin Mary, “Our Lady of Guadalupe.” This…

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