PAMALANDONG: A Virtual Visita Iglesia and Via Crucis

Marc Cosep 04/03/2021

Lent is a time to reflect on the passion and death of our Lord Jesus Christ. It is a time to ask for forgiveness for all the wrongs that we have done. For many, it is also…

Palma reminds churches, devotees no crowd-gathering events for Holy Week

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Archdiocese of Cebu on Tuesday, March 23 reminded churches and devotees in the island-province to strictly follow minimum health standards in celebrating Holy Week. During the Chrism Mass and Renewal of Commitment…

Must-visit churches in the north

Marc Cosep 04/10/2020

To the Catholic faithful, Visita Iglesia is an important religious tradition, especially during the Holy Week. This is a form of pilgrimage and penance that is usually done days before or until Easter Sunday. Devotees visit at…

Gwen skips yearly Visita Iglesia to southern Cebu churches

04/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite the observance of Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, Cebuanos are reminded to keep in mind that the province is still under the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)…

Faithful urged: Preserve Holy Week’s solemnity, celebrate traditions with family

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma is encouraging the faithful to keep the next days solemn through prayer and sacrifice as they celebrate the Holy Week. The prelate said in a press conference on Holy…

Roads to 7 churches closed for Visita Iglesia

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/28/2016

SEVERAL roads leading to some churches in Cebu City will be closed this afternoon for the Visita Iglesia, a side event of the ongoing 51st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC). The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) asked those…

Some important IEC activities to watch out for

01/26/2016

Here is a rundown of some key activities during the weeklong 51st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) to take note of. WEDNESDAY (JAN. 27) 9 a.m. – A talk on The Eucharist as Mission, Mission as Dialogue by…

Mayor allows bike run for Holy Thursday

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/31/2015

Tindak Sugbo: Bike lanes are best safety guarantee for riders   A day after he said bike runs in main city roads will be “put on hold,” Cebu City  Mayor Michael Rama approved a bike run  organized…

Turn back the clock in Cebu’s south

04/16/2014

(Second Part) Patrocinio de Sta. Maria Parish Boljoon, Cebu The church, built in 1794, is the oldest among the remaining original stone churches in Cebu and one of the Baroque churches of the country. Despite sustaining minor…

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