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I WAS in Cebu last Friday the 12th and the whole city was celebrating the countdown to the canonization of Blessed Pedro Calungsod. All churches had novenas and the atmosphere was as festive as our MassKara preparations. I tried to join in the bandwagon of the euphoria. In Plaza Colon, they had this beautiful structural […]

December 2nd, 2012Feast, News, Thanksgiving 0 Comments

PRESIDENT Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III allegedly held up the start of the national thanksgiving mass for the canonization of San Pedro Calungsod yesterday. The President, who arrived at the event with Hilario “Junjun” Davide III, Liberal Party’s (LP) gubernatorial candidate in Cebu, was reportedly 15 minutes late. Read the rest of this entry

December 2nd, 2012Feast, News, Thanksgiving 0 Comments

The Pedrito, a doll fashioned after the new Filipino saint Pedro Calungsod, continues to enjoy brisk sales. Eileen Esteban, head of the new media committee under the national commission for canonization of Pedro Calungsod, told Sun.Star Cebu there are plans to produce 1,000 re-packaged versions that will include a catechesis on the Visayan martyr’s life. […]

December 2nd, 2012Feast, News, Thanksgiving 0 Comments

MEMBERS of different Catholic associations in Cebu were gathered in the South Road Properties (SRP) on Friday to join in the thanksgiving mass for the second Filipino saint, San Pedro Calungsod. Among them is the Franciscan Immaculate (FI) from Barangay San Jose Talamban whose members have prayed for the non-approval of the Reproductive Health Bill. […]

December 1st, 2012Feast, News, Thanksgiving 0 Comments

Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal urged Filipinos on Friday to be good Christians and citizens, and follow the life of San Pedro Calungsod. Vidal, who led the thanksgiving mass for the canonization of the Visayan martyr, said the activity that is attended by about one million people serves as homage to San Pedro’s sacrifice. […]

December 1st, 2012Feast, News, Thanksgiving 0 Comments

SOME 45 carrozas from different parishes in northern Cebu joined the procession to the site of the national thanksgiving mass for the canonization of San Pedro Calungsod at the South Road Properties (SRP). The parishes reportedly spent between P10,000 and P250,000 on the floats’ decoration alone. Part of that money was used to ship rare […]

December 1st, 2012Feast, News, Thanksgiving 0 Comments

ALME Mainit braved the heat to earn while waiting for the thanksgiving mass for San Pedro Calungsod at the South Road Properties (SRP) yesterday. The 49-year-old Aloguinsan native arrived at the mass site around 8 a.m., clutching a bowl of fried peanut…

December 1st, 2012Feast, News, Thanksgiving 0 Comments

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III yesterday described the thanksgiving mass as the embodiment of the Filipinos’ pride and gratitude for the canonization of Visayan martyr Pedro Calungsod. In a speech after the mass officiated by Cebu Archdiocese cardinal …

December 1st, 2012Feast, News, Thanksgiving 0 Comments

SAN Pedro Calungsod is the most popular among the seven new saints who were canonized at the Vatican City in Rome in October, according to Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma. He thanked the Provincial Government for hosting the dinner after the national thanks…

November 30th, 2012Feast, News, Thanksgiving 0 Comments

All eyes will be on Cebu today, Friday, as it celebrates the canonization of the first Visayan martyr San Pedro Calungsod at the South Road Properties (SRP). Some 500,000 devotees from different parts of the country are expected to attend. Read the res…

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