PUBLIC VENERATION Saint Padre Pio’s relic to stay for 1 day at IC3

Ador Vincent Mayol 10/12/2018

People will have 24 hours starting today to venerate the uncorrupted heart relic of Saint Padre Pio at the IC3 Convention Center in Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City. Unlike the previous days when veneration ended at midnight, the…

Saint against drugs

JASON BAGUIA 08/14/2018

Yesterday, the Catholic Church celebrated the feast of Saint Maximilian Kolbe. This Franciscan saint is relevant to the Philippines today. Since he was imprisoned by the Nazis and executed with a lethal injection of carbolic acid, he…

The trial of Saint Sereno

Oscar Franklin Tan 04/16/2018

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno stated last March 19 that Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio failed to submit his SALNs (statements of assets, liabilities and net worth) to the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC). Carpio never said…

Vidal’s last will opened; Palma is executor

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/02/2017

CEBU Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal’s last will and testament has been opened and read by the archdiocese in an intimate meeting with family members last Monday. According to Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma, who is also the…

Grandma pleads: Stop the killings

Ador Vincent Mayol 10/31/2017

  More than a year after losing her 22-year-old grandson to a police operation away from their home, 75-year-old Nicolasa Inesola has a special plea for All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day on November 1 and…

No visitors to Jaguar’s mausoleum on eve of All Saints’ Day

Nestle L. Semilla 10/31/2017

THOUGH his funeral procession drew 2,500 sympathizers, there was hardly anyone who visited slain drug lord Jeffrey “Jaguar” Diaz at the mausoleum where his remains were buried at the Calamba Cemetery in V. Rama Street, Cebu City.…

Devil’s rosary

FR. FRANCIS ONGKINGCO 09/15/2017

Father, have you heard about the devil’s rosary?” Paul asked. “No, what’s that?” “Rosaries ‘consecrated’ by the devil are being distributed!” he explained. “Consecrated rosaries? Do they get ‘cursed’ or ‘hexed’ so as to influence those who…

Saint Theresa’s College- Cebu graduate land 2nd in the July 2017 Social Workers Licensure Examination

Christian Orellano 08/02/2017

A Saint Theresa’s College-Cebu (STC) graduate ranked second in the July 2017 Social Workers Licensure Examination. Apple Mae Bacalo Opit from STC garnered the 2nd spot making her the only Cebuano to land in the top 10.…

JUST IN: Emulate Saint Pedro Calungsod – Palma

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/01/2017

“Bear witness to the faith by the way you live.” This was the challenge posed by Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma as Catholics on Saturday marked the feast of Saint Pedro Calungson, the first Visayan martyr canonized by…

Security guard is still on duty hours before he graduates, cum laude, at Saint Theresa’s College in Cebu

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/25/2017

  It is just hours before he graduates, and with honors at that, but Erwin Valmoria Macua. 38, is still on duty – working the night shift – as a security guard at the Catholic-run St. Theresa’s…

March deadline eyed for completion

01/29/2017

The Cebu Archdiocese said it is nearing completion of its documentation of the testimonies of 46 witnesses and the writings of the late Archbishop Teofilo Camomot as part of their efforts to lobby for his canonization. Fr.…

The colors of the mind

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 01/21/2017

Ever since I saw a mosaic of the icon of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in a seminary garden, I have always had the desire to make something similar in my home. I told the wife about…

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