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Calungsod donors win BMWs, Sorento

December 20, 2012

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Three lucky donors for the Pedro Calungsod canonization fund will soon drive their brand new luxury vehicles after their names were drawn in last Tuesday’s raffle draw. Among the winners was Msgr. Achilles Dakay, Cebu Archdiocese media liason officer who will drive home a BMW 1 Series as the second prize winner. The grand prize […]

Spared Pablo’s wrath, Cebuanos look up to heaven

December 7, 2012

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MANY Cebuanos, both ordinary citizens and grateful officials, credited divine intervention for sparing Cebu from the brunt of typhoon Pablo’s wrath. In a press conference on Wednesday, Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza said Cebu was protected by the mercy of God through the intercession of St. Pedro Calungsod and the Virgin Mary. “Gikaloy-an gyud intawn […]

Cebu City to pay for security, bills

December 4, 2012

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Until arrangements are finalized with the Cebu Archdiocese, the Cebu City goernment is willing to secure the templete used in the Nov. 30 Thanksgiving Mass at the South Road Properties to prevent any acts of vandalism. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said the city will provide security and pay for the lights there. Rama, who […]

VIPs in front row, fake car passes and fainting spells

December 2, 2012

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PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino sat in the front row of the VIP section. Beside him was Liberal Party Cebu province chief Hilario Davide III, who is running for Cebu governor. As the Calungsod Thanksgiving Mass started, Vice President Jejomar Binay took the seat between them. The two national officials chatted, but they turned to other people […]

Civil eng’r topnotcher thanks St. Calungsod

November 30, 2012

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THE lone topnotcher from a state university in Cebu in the November 2012 Civil Engineering Licensure examination said he wants to pay tribute to San Pedro Calungsod for his achievement. Jejomar Ugsimar Duque, 22, of Apas, Cebu City,  placed 10th with a score of 94.20 in results released last Wednesday by the Professional Regulation Commission. […]

Cebu archbishop consecrates modern Calungsod chapel

November 30, 2012

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Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma poured sacred oil on a bare altar table, burned incense and added a piece of the bone of St. Therese of the Child Jesus as a treasure of the newest church dedicated to St. Pedro Calungsod. Palma led the consecration rites of the St. Pedro Calungsod Chapel at the SM Seaside […]

Mandaue rolls our red carpet

November 30, 2012

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MANDAUE rolled out the red carpet for San Pedro as tens of thousands of devotees gave the homegrown saint’s image a rousing welcome last night. Police and barangay tanods who linked arms to form a security cordon around the image were no match for the rush of people – estimated at 20,000 – as the […]

Open field ready for Pedro’s National Thanksgiving Mass

November 30, 2012

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An open field in the South Road Properties (SRP) will fill up today with thousands of devotees under the watchful eyes of over 1,500 policemen for the National Thanksgiving Mass for St. Pedro Calungsod. The SRP was closed to vehicular traffic at 10 p.m. last night to set up rerouting signs and will reopen at […]

Be fearless like Pedro, devotees told

November 29, 2012

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Cebuanos should follow the example of Saint Pedro Calungsod whose martyrdom is relevant in this era where “a lot of people are unafraid of God’s laws.” Cebu Auxiliary Bishop Julito Cortes stressed this last night in the second of three Masses or Triduum before tomorrow’s national Thanksgiving Mass at the South Road Properties (SRP). “Nitalaw […]

Pilgrim center opens 8 a.m. for Nov. 30 national thanksgiving

November 29, 2012

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TENTS were set up in the Compania Maritima grounds for pilgrims coming to Cebu for the Calungsod Thanksgiving Mass. It’s not a place to sleep over but only a rest stop for the day. Councilor Roberto Cabarrubias said the pilgrim center will only accommodate those who want to rest, drink water or watch the live […]