Palma to Cebuano faithful: Pray, reflect before casting your votes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With just nine days left before the national and local elections, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma is asking the Cebuano faithfuls to pray and reflect before casting their votes. While the Catholic Church in…

Archdiocese of Cebu awaits Cebu City’s final decision on Nov. 1 and 2

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Archdiocese of Cebu awaits the final decision for the opening or closing of cemeteries on All Souls’ and Saint’s Day on November 1 and 2, 2021, as the Church will follow the…

REST is essential

Immae Lachica 04/27/2021

    CEBU CITY, Philippines–Rest. Everyone needs to rest from something. It may be from work, family, friends, or life in general. Resting is essential for a meaningful life. Resting does not only mean sleeping. There are…

COVID-19, who u?

Fr. Jerry M. Orbos SVD - @inquirerdotnet 08/23/2020

  The story is told about a politician campaigning in a mental facility, who approached a patient and asked him: “Do you know who I am?” The patient just stared at him, and then called out to…

Curfew violators in Danao City made to pray the rosary

Alven Marie Timtim 03/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The chief of the Danao City Police Station has found a unique way to make curfew violators repent. Instead of making them undergo lectures or render community service, curfew violators were told to…

Fighting and winning over an invisible foe

Rick Gabuya 03/23/2020

  When the 3 p.m. siren nudged me from my Sunday afternoon siesta yesterday (Sunday, March 22) signaling the start of the 24-hour curfew for minors and senior citizens, who are 65 years old and older, it…

Cebu Archbishop Palma asks faithful to pray for storm to pass 

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma urged the faithful to pray for Typhoom Ursula to pass without casualty or much damage.  This he said after the last Misa de Gallo of the 2019 on Tuesday, December 24,…

Top five Kalag-Kalag practices that Filipinos do when visiting cemeteries

Immae Lachica 10/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Filipinos love celebrations, holidays or any other gatherings that will bring family members together. Since All Saints’ and All Souls’ Day celebrations are coming, we all know that families will be doing their traditional…

No more selfies inside Basilica

Ador Vincent Mayol 01/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Refrain from taking selfies. The Augustinian fathers of the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño appealed to devotees to practice self-restraint and to avoid taking photographs of themselves and others especially while the Masses are…

Palma: Pray for public servants in 2019

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 12/31/2018

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma urged the faithful to pray for public servants this 2019, which is an election year. The archbishop’s reminder for the new year comes five months before the May 2019…

Sinas to Palma: Please pray for cops so that they won’t go to hell

Nestle L. Semilla 12/17/2018

MISA DE GALLO AT PRO-7 CEBU Archbishop Jose Palma called on the Catholic faithful to help one another create a perfect world amid life’s imperfections during the second day of Misa de Gallo which he celebrated for…

Dumpit’s women, kids continue to pray for justice

Morexette Marie Erram, Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/02/2018

THE TWO families of SPO1 Adonis Dumpit appealed to his friends and those who believe in his innocence to pray for deliverance of justice for the policeman’s death. Josephine, Dumpit’s ex-wife, visited his tomb at the Carreta…

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