Steps to follow at home when religious services are suspended

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 04/09/2020

Holy Week 2020 will surely be remembered for the next decades to come. Since the Catholic Church announced that all public Holy Masses will be suspended to help flatten the curve of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19),…

5,000 expected to visit Mandaue City public cemetery on Nov. 1

Rosalie Abatayo 11/01/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The roads leading to the four cemeteries in Barangay Guizo, Mandaue City remained clear despite the volume of people that started arriving on Friday morning, November 1, 2019. The entire stretch of B.B.…

Churches safe; no damage caused by quake

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 07/07/2017

CEBU’S heritage churches, which were damaged in the 2013 earthquake, stood unscathed after Thursday’s tremor. Fr. Ric Anthony Reyes, OSA, and spokesperson of the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño, said the centuries-old church did not sustain any…

About a million join the fluvial and foot processions

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Nestle L. Semilla 01/14/2017

Under overcast skies and incessant drizzle, close to a million people — with fervor burning — lined the streets of Cebu City or joined the solemn foot procession in honor of the Sto. Niño de Cebu. A…

Man who disturbed churchgoers nabbed

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 10/31/2016

A MAN believed to be drunk was arrested by police on Monday morning for allegedly causing a commotion in a parish in the mountain village of Sudlon I in Cebu City. Yuri Abella, in his 40s, was…

Some ‘rest and recreation’ at Doña Pepang Cemetery

Morexette Erram 10/31/2016

It was nearing six in the evening when children carrying balloons walked down the concrete road from Doña Pepang Cemetery to Imus Avenue in Barangay Lorega, San Miguel, Cebu City. Tracing the children’s footsteps will lead the…

Treasure

Fr. Randy Figuracion 07/31/2016

Alfonso and Helen come to Mass every morning. Rain or shine, they are present. At times, I see Helen alone because her husband has errands to do. She attends church to pray. It is her way of…

No suspension for priest in Dumanjug quarrel

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 09/08/2015

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma said no preventive suspension, for now, will be imposed on the parish priest accused of slapping a woman who destroyed the padlock of a church gate to enter the grounds in Dumanjug town.…

Hundreds join walk for Mary

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 09/06/2015

Hundreds of Catholics joined a prayer walk dawn at dawn break Sunday in anticipation of the birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Tuesday. From the Capitol to D. Jakosalem Street in uptown Cebu City, the faithful…

Priest accused of slapping female store employee

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Apple Ta-as 09/03/2015

A parish priest of Dumanjug town, southern Cebu is accused of slapping a woman who forcibly tried to enter the church gate. Teresita Timtim Sambrana told the police that she and her manager who works in a…

If Catholics were like INC

09/03/2015

I must hand it to the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) leadership the way they mustered thousands of their members to march to the Department of Justice in Manila and then on to the EDSA Shrine in Mandaluyong.…

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