Prayer is a game-changer

Fr. Jerry M. Orbos SVD - @inquirerdotnet 03/13/2022

Someone noted that there are people who pray and pray, but still have the same bad habits anyway. (“Dasal nang dasal, pareho pa rin ang asal!”) —————— In today’s Gospel (Luke 9:28B-36), we hear about the transfiguration…

Photo of praying man in Davao goes viral

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 12/14/2021

CEBU, Philippines—Prayer is one of the most powerful weapons God has given His people.  And a prayerful heart is a powerful heart. These photos of an old man praying went viral on Facebook on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, as it…

Love beyond words

Fr. Jerry M. Orbos SVD - @inquirerdotnet 02/28/2021

Do you know why it is difficult to talk with some people? It is simply because they keep talking. * * * In today’s Gospel (Mk. 9, 2-10), we hear how Jesus was transfigured before His disciples.…

The frontliners’ prayers for Good Friday

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Gerard Vincent Francisco 04/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — While the majority of Cebu City residents are staying in their homes this Good Friday due to the enhanced community quarantine, many health workers still go to work to fight the deadly COVID-19…

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…

Nohara tells Taal affected families: Pray to the Sto. Niño

Rosalie Abatayo 01/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Strengthen your faith in Señor Sto. Niño. This was the call of Rev. Fr. Pacifico Nohara Jr., rector of the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño, to residents of the various towns in Luzon…

Basilica releases prayers for Taal volcano to calm down

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As hundreds of residents from the provinces in Southern Luzon were evacuated due to the continuing unrest of Taal Volcano, the Basilica Minore Del Sto. Niño de Cebu has released prayers for the…

Cebu City lights Fuente Christmas tree: A prayer for a better year

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Fuente Christmas tree, which stood for the last 19 Christmases in the heart of the city, symbolizes the prayer of Cebuanos for a better year.  Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael “Mike” Rama…

CCPO drowns Sangguniang Kabataan prayer rally with loud music

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Loud music blared through the prayer rally of the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Cebu City Federation outside the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) headquarters in Camp Sotero Cabahug on the afternoon of May 12,…

Faithful in San Fernando storm heavens with prayers for honest, peaceful polls

Zena V. Magto 05/10/2019

SAN FERNANDO, Cebu, Philippines — For a clean, honest and peaceful elections, the Catholic faithful of San Fernando town rallied in prayer amid the recent threats and violent incidents in the town. At least 100 people, who…

Hope amidst tragedy, prayer for a better year

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/30/2018

PALMA URGES We should welcome the New Year with renewed hope and a prayer for a better 2019, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma urged the faithful. In his New Year’s message, the prelate encouraged the people to stay…

Christmas Prayer

12/22/2018

Lord, in this holy season of prayer and song and laughter, we praise you for the great wonders you have sent us: for shining star and angel’s song, for infant’s cry in lowly manger. We praise you…

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