Palma reminds churches, devotees no crowd-gathering events for Holy Week

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Archdiocese of Cebu on Tuesday, March 23 reminded churches and devotees in the island-province to strictly follow minimum health standards in celebrating Holy Week. During the Chrism Mass and Renewal of Commitment…

Do you know the images paraded during Holy Week processions?

04/11/2020

Processions are a significant part of the Filipino Catholic life, especially during the Holy Week. Traditionally, processions during the Holy Week are held every Holy Wednesdays and Good Fridays. On these days, Carozza owners and parishes work together…

Holy Week rites worldwide disrupted, but not spirit

AFP and AP 04/06/2020

MANILA, Philippines s— For Pope Francis at the Vatican, and for Christians worldwide from churches large and small, this will be an Easter like none other: The joyous message of Christ’s resurrection will be delivered to empty…

Holy Masses go online, traditional Lent activities suspended

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Archdiocese of Cebu has suspended indefinitely the conduct of congregational eucharistic celebrations to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma said that recommendations from the Philippine Center…

‘Don’t take a selfie during processions’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/28/2016

TODAY’S prayer walk from the Capitol to Plaza Independencia is something you don’t see everyday. Instead of venerating a holy statue, all eyes will be on the Blessed Sacrament or sacred host placed on a custom-made monstrance.…

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