Palma calls for intensified prayers against violence

Nestle L. Semilla and Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/05/2018

BLOODY THURSDAY KILLINGS With the resurgence of killings in Cebu, Archbishop Jose Palma called on the faithful to intensify the praying of the Oratio Imperata, a special mandated prayer to end the spate of killings. “The Oratio…

Dumpit’s Bohol family offer prayers in the dark, mull visit

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/29/2018

IN keeping with Filipino tradition, the live-in partner and adopted children of slain SPO1 Adonis Dumpit started their nine-day novena marking the 40th day of his death at their home in Bohol province last Friday, July 27.…

Prayers versus guns

Editorial 07/15/2018

That Catholic bishops of the Philippines have invited their flock to a period of intense prayer, fasting, and almsgiving outside the season of Lent is extraordinary. But these are extraordinary times, when at least 5,000 people have…

Archbishop Camomot a step closer to sainthood 

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/30/2017

  The Vatican’s Congregation for the Causes of Saints has approved the diocesan process for the cause of sainthood of the late Cebuano Archbishop Teofilo Camomot who was known for his extreme generosity and love for the…

Palma fears consequences on family, urges prayers for lawmakers

Norman V. Mendoza 11/21/2017

CEBU Archbishop Jose Palma urged Catholics to pray for the country’s lawmakers as he expressed fear about the consequences of the dissolution of marriage bill now pending before the Lower House. In his homily during the 10…

Cebuano spikers ask for prayers

John Carlo A. Villaruel 08/18/2017

  Cebuano spikers Dave Cabaron and Relan Taneo hope to make an impact in the biggest tournament of their lives as they look to help the Philippine men’s volleyball team accomplish its goal of snatching a podium…

Friends offer prayers at sea; spirit warriors ‘talk to Gisela’

Fe Marie Dumaboc 07/01/2017

Friends who consider themselves family of Gisela held a memorial service and a spiritual activity at the area where Bien Unido Mayor Gisela Bendong-Boniel was reportedly thrown at sea off the waters of Caubian Island in Lapu-Lapu…

Prayers, aid for Marawi

Jason A. Baguia 06/02/2017

Several individuals and organizations are administering donation drives for the survivors of the battles between terrorists and the Philippine government in the Islamic City of Marawi. Here are some I have culled from my social network. Let…

PALMA CALLS ON CEBUANOS: HELP SURIGAO

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Doris C. Bongcac, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/11/2017

From a community that experienced how it was like to be a victim of a devastating earthquake, Cebuanos must now extend a helping hand to the quake victims in Surigao City and its neighboring areas. And like…

Prayers against Ruby

Ricky Poca 12/07/2014

This week, we face another challenge especially for us in the Visayas, with  the threat of typhoon Ruby. Needless to say, our people have learned lessons from the experience with last year’s supertyphoon Yolanda. This is why …

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