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‘Walk with Jesus’ to start Sto. Niño’s celebration

January 9, 2013

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Thousands of devotees are expected to join the “Walk with Jesus” from Fuente Osmeña to the Basilica Minore del Sto. Nino in downtown Cebu City at 4:30 a.m. tomorrow. The more than two-kilometer walk will usher in the 447th fiesta celebration in honor of the Sto. Niño de Cebu. Fr. Jonas Mejares, OSA, rector of […]

Nov. 30 thanksgiving to draw devotees rain or shine

November 25, 2012

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Bring an umbrella for the glaring heat or a downpour. If it rains, the vast part of a 27-hectare field to be used for the Nov. 30 national thanksgivng celebration for St. Pedro Calungsod will turn into muddy ground that requires rubber boots or slippers. Get ready to stand for at least three hours unless […]

Cebu city shrine draws devotees, out-of-town visitors

October 21, 2012

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DEVOTEES from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao were represented in the Archdiocesan Shrine of San Pedro Calungsod in Cebu City yesterday. The Mass ended about 3 p.m. just before the start of the canonization rites in the Vatican. At the shrine, some tourists from Manila expressed delight over the timing. They had booked a package tour […]

Follow Calungsod’s values, faithful urged

April 1, 2012

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A CLOSE relationship with Blessed Pedro Calungsod is what Dina Pastor, aspires for her son. The 36-year-old Pastor held her son’s hand as they joined the faithful in celebration of the last feast of Blessed Pedro Calungsod before his canonization this October. “Calungsod exemplifies the attitude I want my son to have,” Pastor said as […]

January 14, 2012

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By Marian Z. Codilla Fr. Raul Cabulao, OSA (left) helped pacify a group of devotees who got a little rowdy during the procession. The devotee challenged the priests to walk out of the cordon but he told him a devout Catholic “has the virtue of patience”.

Rep. Cutie Del Mar among the throng of devotees at the foot procession

January 14, 2012

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She said its her annual tradition to join the procession. This year she is not asking for anything but all thanksgiving

The band is now playing in front of the carroza

January 14, 2012

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Ilis of the Sto. Nino and the camareras

January 12, 2012

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The original image of the Sto. Nino hasn’t been used during the yearly grand procession before the feast of the Child Jesus. “The original image is fragile. We do not want an untoward incident so to speak. If you will put it simply, a great ocassion, a visit of a Pope might trigger the bringing […]

Rama eyes transfer if rains come; but exec says venue change ‘impractical’

January 12, 2012

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Just like last year, Sinulog organizers send a tray of eggs to the Carmelites Church daily since last month to pray for good weather for this Sunday’s Sinulog Grand Parade. With the state weather bureau Pagasa’s advisory on rainfall for Cebu this coming week, Cebu City officials are entertaining options. But unless there’s a typhoon, […]

Pagasa warns Rains in Sinulog weekend

January 9, 2012

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SINULOG revelers are advised to bring umbrellas and rain coats as rains are expected to hit Cebu City and the rest of the province this coming weekend, the Mactan office of the state weather bureau Pagasa said yesterday. Pagasa Mactan weather observer Ponce Garcia said they detected the tail-end of a cold front in Eastern […]