Sto. Niño basilica close to public for youth day event on April 24

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño will be closed to the public for at least eight hours starting at 4 p.m of April 24 until 5 a.m. of April 25. Fr. Genesis Labana,…

Netizen’s FB post of fastfood crew’s good deed gets 3K likes in 3 hours

Immae Lachica 02/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A netizen shared on her social media account a good deed made by some of the crew in Jollibee Sto Niño branch when the crew was eating their meals today.  The crew invited…

Sunglasses case causes bomb alarm in Sto. Niño basilica

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Paul Lauro 01/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A sunglasses case left unattended along the P. Burgos street entrance of the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño, caused an alarm among the security personnel of the church.  According to Chief Inspector Joemar…

Banay Labangon wins Sinulog sa Dakbayan’s ritual dance showdown with ‘realistic,’ clean routine

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/13/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Banay Labangon’s family-centric theme coupled with realistic routines has won them this year’s crown in the Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Dakbayan ritual dance showdown Sunday, January 13. Arnel Ostia, one of the…

300K join annual ‘Walk With Jesus,’  first  Mass to kick off Fiesta Señor

Ador Vincent Mayol 01/10/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — A sea of candlelight illumined the length of Osmeña Boulevard in Cebu City as the image of the Sto. Niño de Cebu was brought in a procession on Thursday dawn to mark…

Devotees urged: No selfies, but take photos of Fiesta Señor events

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/09/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — While Augustinian friars from the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño have discouraged the public from taking selfies within the vicinity of the centuries-old church, organizers of the Sinulog Festival, however, are encouraging…

Traffic preparations set; CCTO ready for Fiesta Señor novena

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Traffic preparations are in place and the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) is ready for the start of the nine-day novena of the Fiesta Señor.  The CCTO also reminded motorists who would want…

Garma: 200 cops to provide 24/7 security at Sto. Niño Basilica area

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Around 200 uniformed police officers from the police offices in the cities of Cebu, Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu and Cebu province and the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) will be deployed in the…

Sto. Niño image visits CDUH patients, staff for the first time

Delta Derycka Letigio 01/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Since they could barely leave the hospital to go to the basilica to pray, the image of the Señor Sto. Niño was the one that visited patients and personnel of the Cebu Doctors…

CCMC visit: Despite rains, faithful give Sto. Niño a warm welcome

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The incessant rains did not stop the at least a hundred Cebuano faithful, especially the visitors and staff of the (CCMC), from greeting and welcoming the image of the Holy Child as it arrived…

Commercial vessel to ferry Sto. Nino, Our Lady of Guadalupe images in this year’s fluvial procession

Ador Vincent Mayol 01/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The images of the Sto. Niño de Cebu and the Our Lady of Guadalupe will sail down the Mactan Channel using a commercial vessel in this year’s fluvial procession. Fr. Ric Anthony Reyes,…

Sto. Niño visits the mines

Doris C. Bongcac 09/29/2018

A Sto. Niño devotee since she was a child, 48-year-old Geolina Abella said that she would never miss visits to the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño in Cebu City during the annual feast of Cebu’s patron each…

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