Bishops approve special ‘San Pedro bills’

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 […]

Mayor stresses need to protect Pedro’s temple, environs at SRP

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 […]

Calungsod thanksgiving mass site’s tab reaches P16 million

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 83 percent complete. Read the rest of this entry

Archbishop Palma joins ‘Barkada ni Pedro’

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 community called “Barkada ni Pedro” (BNP), which received great commendation, was presented by Marlito Cabigas to the […]

Crowds urged: Brace for mud during Calungsod thanksgiving

Mud and large puddles marred a big portion of the 27-hectare venue for a national thanksgiving mass for Pedro Calungsod’s sainthood on November 30, after last Tuesday’s rains. The situation, if repeated next week, would pose a problem for at least 500,000 pilgrims expected to attend the 5 p.m. mass that will be presided by […]