Archive for Pedro Calungsod

TO celebrate the first year since Pedro Calungsod became a saint, the Archdiocese of Cebu plans to bring his image to different parishes in Cebu and in Naval, Leyte starting tomorrow. After a 10 a.m. mass at the St. Pedro Calungsod Parish in the South Road Properties today, the image of the young Cebuano saint […]

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 […]

ACTOR Rocco Nacino is set to embark on his most challenging role on the big screen, portraying the life and martyrdom of Filipino saint, San Pedro Calungsod of Cebu. The actor was officially launched Sunday afternoon as the lead actor in “San Pedro Calungsod, Batang Martir,” an official entry in this year’s Metro Manila Film […]

THE San Pedro Calungsod Chapel lost P100,000 and an undetermined amount of bank checks to burglars Sunday dawn. Chapel employees discovered the burglary at 10 a.m. Sunday and reported the incident to the Mambaling Police Station. Read the rest of this …

THE Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has approved the proposal to use an image of San Pedro Calungsod on a commemorative P50 bill that will be circulated in April this year. CBCP President and Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma told Sun.Star Cebu the bishops were consulted on the proposal, which they subsequently approved. Read […]

TO PRESERVE the site of the San Pedro Calungsod thanksgiving mass at the South Road Properties (SRP), Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama directed Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) Director Ramon Melvin Buenafe to deploy police personnel to guard the templete (small temple) and its surroundings. Rama said in a news conference yesterday that when he […]

The image of San Pedro Calungsod arrived in Cebu around noon Tuesday on board a fast craft from Getafe, Bohol. It was greeted by devotees who lined the streets, waving at the image and offering prayers to the first Visayan martyr. Read the rest of this…

The three-foot wooden statue of San Pedro Calungsod will return to Cebu City from Talibon, Bohol at noon today, Tuesday, at the end of a national pilgrimage that began shortly after the teenage martyr’s canonization last month. From the Cebu City…

Expenses for the development of the San Pedro Calungsod thanksgiving mass site at the South Road Properties (SRP) have reached P16 million. With barely a week to go until November 30, SM Prime Holdings Inc. reported Friday that work on the mass site is…

CEBU Archbishop Jose Palma joined “Barkada ni Pedro” during the “Audience with the Archbishop” facilitated by volunteers of the Commission on Youth of the Archdiocese of Cebu few months ago at the Archdiocesan Youth Center. The online prayer co…

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