CEBU Archbishop Jose Palma has called for the preservation of the site where an estimated one million people gathered for a thanksgiving mass for the canonization of San Pedro Calungsod.
“The event should be immortalized, remembered,” he said. Read the rest of this entry
CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama has declared as a heritage structure the templete used during the Nov. 30 national thanksgiving mass for the canonization of San Pedro Calungsod.
In an executive order (EO), Rama also formed a seven-man team who will ensure the preservation and the maintenance of the templete used during the historical event. Read the rest of this entry
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 visited the site last Sunday, two days after Calungsod’s national thanksgiving mass, he found that the back gate of the templete was open. Read the rest of this entry
ALL firearm owners with permits can now carry their guns outside their houses in Cebu City again after the gun ban was lifted yesterday.
Since Nov. 25 when the ban started, no one has been arrested, said Police Regional Office (PRO) 7 Director Marcelo Garbo Jr. Read the rest of this entry
WEEKS before the national thanksgiving mass for San Pedro Calungsod, Marichu Lim took a break from her work at the Mandaue City Hall and bought a memory card for her cellphone in a nearby mall.
“The Latin songs are quite difficult,” said the 45-year-old telephone operator. “I bought a memory card so I could record and listen to the songs on my phone.” Read the rest of this entry
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
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. Read the rest of this entry
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. Read the rest of this entry