PLDT-Smart telco services keep the Christmas spirit alive

In the time of COVID-19, even time-honored traditions have had to adapt to the new normal. Christmastime 2020 has taken the digital route to keep the season’s spirit of Christian kinship alive. The Misa de Gallo, the novena of dawn Masses that signify the start of the season in the Philippines, is now covered by… Continue reading PLDT-Smart telco services keep the Christmas spirit alive

Cebu Archdiocese, CBCP to focus on first baptism, spread of faith in 2021 celebration

2021 EVENTS. Officials announce the official activities for the 500th anniversary of the Christianization in the Philippines. Present during the press conference in Oakridge Business Park are (from left) Fr. Mhar Vincent Balili; Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles, who is also the CBCP president; Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma, designer Kenneth Cobonpue, who heads the Visayas Quincentennial Committee; and Cebu Auxiliary Bishop Midyphil Billones.

The baptism of Cebuanos led by Rajah Humabon will be the focus of the Archdiocese of Cebu and the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) in their celebration of the 500th year of the Christianization of the Philippines On December 1, 2019, the church will start a 500-day countdown to April 14, 2021, the… Continue reading Cebu Archdiocese, CBCP to focus on first baptism, spread of faith in 2021 celebration

Cebu News Digest: Jan. 26, 2015: Fire destroys 7 Danao City offices; Archbishop Palma tells PNoy to move on; more traffic experiments in Cebu City ahead

DANAO FIRE. Fire investigators reported the damage caused by the fire Saturday night at P6.19 million. (Photo by Lesley Caminade-Vestil of TV 5)

Fire destroyed the old City Hall building in Danao City on Saturday, gutting 7 government offices and causing an estimated P6.19 million in damages. Witnesses told investigators they heard an explosion at the 2nd floor of the building before fire broke out. Meanwhile, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma advised President Benigno Aquino III to “move forward”… Continue reading Cebu News Digest: Jan. 26, 2015: Fire destroys 7 Danao City offices; Archbishop Palma tells PNoy to move on; more traffic experiments in Cebu City ahead