Cortes issues EO for Misa de Gallo in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/13/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes has issued on Monday, December 13, 2021, Executive Order No. 38 series of 2021, on the conduct of Simbang Gabi And Misa De Gallo. Under the EO, the…

Talisay security prep for Misa de Gallo all set

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 12/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City policemen are already ready to secure the safety of the venues and residents in the city during this Holiday season. Police Lieutenant Colonel Randy Caballes, chief of Talisay City Police Station,…

Mandaue police: Plans readied to secure 16 venues for Dawn Masses

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 12/11/2021

CEBU CITY,  Philippines — The Mandaue City Police will secure 16 venues identified in the city where the Misa de Gallo and Simbang Gabi will be celebrated starting December 16. At least 16 venues, which include churches,…

Misa de Gallo, Simbang Gabi now open for everyone in Lapu-Lapu City

Futch Anthony Inso 12/09/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Since Lapu-Lapu City has already achieved herd immunity after vaccinating 70 percent of its eligible population, Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has also relaxed its restrictions for the Misa de Gallo and Simbang Gabi…

Millions are suffering this Christmas

Solita Callas-Monsod - @inquirerdotnet 12/26/2020

Reader, how was your Christmas celebration? How did COVID-19 make it different from your previous Christmases? I am almost ashamed to say that for me and mine, there wasn’t that much difference. Simbang Gabi, for example, I…

No umbrellas, no entry for churchgoers in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/18/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Churchgoers without umbrellas will not be allowed to enter the National Shrine of St. Joseph and the Mandaue City Plaza located in front of the City Hall during Misa de Gallo. This after…

Bring raincoats, umbrellas for Misa de Gallo — Labella

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is urging parishioners to bring umbrellas and raincoats when attending the Simbang Gabii and Misa de Gallo in the next few nights as the Tropical Depression (TD) Vicky…

Mandaue City sets up perimeter fences to control Misa de Gallo crowds

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/17/2020

  MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — To avoid overcrowding outside the churches and satellite Simbang Gabi and Misa de Gallo venues in Mandaue City, the city government has set up perimeter fences meters away from these venues. Lawyer…

Crowds continue to swell on 2nd day of dawn Masses, police eye road closures near churches

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – While the first two days of Misa de Gallo in Cebu City were generally peaceful, the crowd, particularly outside churches, did not seem to wane despite threats of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)…

Cortes to Mandaue parishioners: Go home if churches are already full

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/16/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City government will no longer allow people outside churches during the celebration of Misa de Gallo and Simbang Gabi especially at the National Shrine of Saint Joseph. Mandaue City Mayor Jonas…

Sto. Niño vendors given 10 hours to sell during Misa de Gallo period

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Vendors selling statues of the Holy Child and offering cleaning and painting services around the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño here will be given only 10 hours a day to sell during the…

Labella: Qpass suspension is not a reason to go strolling

Delta Dyrecka Leritio 12/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said that the suspension for the quarantine passes during the Christmas season is not an excuse to go strolling.  Labella said the purpose of the suspension is only for those…

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