3-year-old boy from Dalaguete is a certified mini Christopher Cross

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 10/27/2021

CEBU, Philippines—A three-year-old boy from Barangay Balud in Dalaguete town, southern Cebu is proving to be a mini Christopher Cross.  Aiden Joseph Niere Cortes can be seen and heard belting out a gutsy rendition of Cross’ hit…

How Lent is observed around the world

Dianne Zarina G. Savillo 04/01/2020

Being a predominantly Catholic nation, Filipinos regard the Lenten season as one of the most important religious events observed in the country. It is during this time where Filipino Catholics focus on growing closer to God through…

Bradford Church shares interactive Way of the Cross at Ayala Centre

Immae Lachica 04/13/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Next week marks the Holy Week and people will start flocking churches and pilgrimage areas to pray and reflect.  This year a new kind of stations of the cross offer a more reflective and interactive…

Palma to accept ‘gov’t wisdom’ but calls for scrutiny, reflection

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 11/23/2017

  Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma said that while he will leave the anti-drug campaign up to the “wisdom of the government,” certain actions called for scrutiny, reflection and discernment. Palma was reacting to statements of President Rodrigo…

Palma calls for reflection on rising HIV cases in jails

Izobelle T. Pulgo 04/09/2017

THE rising number of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cases inside the Cebu City Jail and the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) should be a cause for reflection, said Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma as he called…

Anyone there?

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 07/20/2014

Whenever I open the door of our little garden house, I see weeds in between the cement tiles that we had put in at the patio. We had filled up the space between tiles with gravel, but…

Christ recrucified

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 05/25/2014

In 1953, Nikos Kazantzakis published a novel entitled, “The Greek Passion.” It is set in the 1920s, towards the end of the Greco-Turkish war. The village of Lycovrissi, which lies inside Turkey, holds a live Passion play…

Shoeshine

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 02/09/2014

From where I sat I had a view of the street through the pane, and seeing the flow of people and cars and far off the occasional flight of birds added a special condiment to my cappuccino.…

The Beheading of John the Baptist

Fr. Dan Domingo P. delos Angeles Jr. 02/07/2014

1st Reading: Sir 47:2-11 / Gospel: Mark 6:14-29 King Herod also heard about Jesus because his name had become well-known. Some people said, “John the Baptist has been raised from the dead and that is why miraculous…

The commissioning of the disciples

Fr. Dan Domingo P. delos Angeles Jr. 02/06/2014

1st Reading:  1Kgs 2:1-4, 10-12 / Gospel:  Mk  6:7-13 Jesus called the Twelve to him and began to send them out two by two, giving them authority over evil spirits. And he ordered them to take nothing…

God’s wise ways

Fr. Dan Domingo P. delos Angeles Jr. 02/05/2014

(4th Week in Ordinary Time) 1st Reading:   2 Sam 24: 2, 9-17 / Gospel: Mk 6:1-6 Jesus returned to his own country, and his disciples followed him. When the Sabbath came, he began teaching in the synagogue,…

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