Browsing All posts tagged under »Sto. Niño«

American grateful for Cebuano

January 15, 2012

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American MJ Gregory, a first timer for the Sinulog festival is grateful for the Cebuanos who have been very honest for returning her phone after she lost it during the Festival Queen last Friday. She said its indeed fun in the Philippines.

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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Archbishop Jose Palma didnt join the foot procession

January 14, 2012

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  he remained at the Basilica

The carroza of Sto. Nino just got out of the pilgrim Center

January 14, 2012

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The image of Sto. Niño is now placed inside the glass case atop the carroza

January 14, 2012

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Lumad Basakanon dancer is Sinulog Festival Queen

January 14, 2012

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  IT’S two in a row for Cebu City’s Lumad Basakanon of barangay Basak San Nicolas. For possessing dancing skills and beauty that place her above her peers, their lead dancer Apriel Smith was crowned the Sinulog Festival Queen 2011 last night at the Cebu City Sports Center. Last year, it was Steffi Rose Aberasturi […]

Peak crowds today for Sto. Niño fluvial and foot processions

January 14, 2012

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  The Mactan Channel will be closed for three hours starting 6 a.m. today for the annual fluvial procession for the Feast of the Sto. Niño. Then at 1 p.m., all vehicular traffic will be rerouted away from the solemn foot procession of the Sto. Niño, which starts and ends at the Basilica Minore del […]

Sto. Niño ‘transfers’ to Mandaue for the night

January 14, 2012

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Amelia Ramirez, 49, sat in a wheelchair not bothering to get closer to the image of the Sto. Niño to touch it, but still believing that she would be healed. Amelia can’t walk and has difficulty talking after she suffered a stroke last month. Slowly, she told Cebu Daily News that she asked her daughter […]