CBCP releases litany of thanks for better health

Dona Z. Pazzibugan, Kathleen de Villa - @inquirerdotnet 02/03/2023

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has released a new prayer of thanksgiving to replace the prayer of protection it issued three years ago against COVID-19. Called the “Litany of Gratitude after the COVID-19 pandemic,”…

Cancer in the time of pandemic

Mary Grace H. Aruta - @inquirerdotnet 09/07/2022

How many times have you had life-altering news delivered to you? Mine was when my dad died in 2018 and when I knew I had cancer. My first OB-GYN visit in 2015 revealed I had PCOS, and…

PSG

Fr. Jerry M. Orbos SVD - @inquirerdotnet 04/10/2022

The story is told about a man who called his friend, bragging that he is on an isolated island to spend some time in prayer and quiet during Holy Week. He even told his friend that he…

Prayers, discipline key to Mandaue centenarian’s long life

Doris C. Bongcac 06/02/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Prayers and lots and lots of discipline made him reach the age of 100. Macario Retuya Tudtud, a resident of Purok Tundan in Barangay Cabancalan, was the most recent recipient of the P100,000…

This 2021 remember these things

Immae Lachica 01/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines– Happy 2021, everyone! Now we can really say, 2020 was so last year! To make a long story short, we survived, and we are ready to face a new year stronger and wiser. As…

‘Praying cop’ photo gets snappy salute from netizens

Immae Lachica 07/08/2020

    CEBU CITY, Philippines— A photo of a cop praying outside a church here has received a lot of praise from netizens. A parish volunteer from the Archdiocesan Shrine of San Nicolas de Tolentino Parish in…

Walk for Life 2020: Fighting nCoV through prayers

Immae Lachica 02/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Instead of hiding in fear of the 2019-novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the Archdiocese of Cebu Commission on the Laity is encouraging everyone to unite in prayer against the deadly virus in this year’s Walk for…

Palma to faithful: Pray for peace, clarity in Middle East

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Amid the rising tension between the United States and Iran in the Middle East, a Church leader in Cebu is asking the Cebuano faithful to pray for peace and clarity. “Let’s pray for…

Bishops call for prayers as Australia bushfires continue

Ador Vincent Mayol, Carla P. Gomez, Tina G. Santos 01/07/2020

Catholic bishops on Monday asked the faithful to pray for Australia as catastrophic bushfires continue to blaze across the country. The Diocese of Balanga in Bataan has released a prayer in solidarity with the people in Australia.…

Palma calls for prayers, help for areas affected by Ursula

Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral was already full an hour before the Christmas Eve mass at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, December 24, 2019. Some even brought with them their own chairs as they arrived…

Palace offers prayers for aspiring lawyers taking 2019 bar exams

Consuelo Marquez - INQUIRER.net 11/03/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Sunday offered prayers for more than 8,000 aspiring lawyers set to take this year’s Bar examinations. “We offer our sincere prayers to our legal aspirants who toiled day and night poring over…

‘Prepare selves for prayers, not parties’

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 12/01/2018

FAITHFUL TOLD As the world entered the first day of the last month of the Western calendar year, the Catholic Church called on their faithful to “spiritually prepare themselves” for the annual observance of the Advent season.…

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