Religious sects told: Suspend congregational activities

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government reminds the religious sectors in Cebu to suspend activities drawing the public together such as congregational worship. This is in response to a viral video of parishioners in a…

Full security up for Traslacion; MCPO to deploy 254 cops

Rosalie Abatayo 01/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) assured full security deployment during the Traslacion of the image of Señor Santo Niño on Friday, January 17, until its send-off to Lapu-Lapu City by midnight of…

MCWD water stations ready for Sinulog 2020

Rhobie A. Ruaya 01/15/2020

With its advocacy to lead a plastic-free Sinulog this year, the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) is preparing free drinking water stations for both the Solemn Foot Procession and Sinulog Festival Carousel route 2020. Devotees are advised…

Sinulog procession route checked

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog 2020 solemn procession route will cover a stretch of 6.5 kilometers and the procession is expected to be completed in six hours. The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) in coordination with…

Labella okays Sinulog street parties; liquor ban stays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella supports the plan of the Sinulog Governing Board (SGB) to allow street parties during the Sinulog parade on January 19, 2020. But first, he wanted guidelines on the…

Northern portion of Mactan Channel closed on Nov. 12 for fluvial procession

Rosalie Abatayo 11/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The northern side of Mactan Channel will be closed for vessel traffic on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, to give way for the fluvial procession for the feast of the Our Lady of Rule…

Cebuanos told to brace for traffic congestion during NYD procession on Wednesday

Gerard Vincent Francisco 04/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Motorists are advised to avoid a portion of Osmeña Boulevard from the corner of R. Landon Street to P. del Rosario Street on Wednesday, April 24, for the procession of the Holy Family,…

Faithful fill Cebu Cathedral to reflect, join Good Friday’s religious activities

Zena V. Magto 04/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuanos filled the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral on Good Friday, April 19, in reflection and participation with one of the highlighted events during Holy Week. The Siete Palabras, or the reflections on the Seven…

Palma to faithful: Keep life sacred

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 02/16/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma urged the faithful to keep life sacred, as the Catholic Church celebrates the Pro-life Awareness Month this February. Palma, in his homily for the Walk of Life Mass…

Coast guard, police ready for Sinulog fluvial parade, solemn procession

Delta Derycka Letigio 01/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Lieutenant Junior Grade Michael Encina, spokesperson of PCG-7, told Cebu Daily News Digital that they are on their final preparations for the fluvial procession wherein 82 participating vessels are expected plus 46 asset…

No untoward incident in “Walk with Mary” procession

Benjie B. Talisic 01/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Police chief Senior Superintendent Royina Garma reported no untoward incidents during the “Walk with Mary” procession early Friday morning, January 18, 2019, here. Thousands of Marian and Sto. Niño devotees joined…

Thousands join dawn ‘Walk with Mary’ procession

Ador Vincent Mayol 01/18/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – Thousands of Marian and Sto. Niño devotees joined at dawn today, January 18, the penitential “Walk with Mary” from Fuente Osmeña to the centuries-old Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño for the Misa de Traslacion…

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