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 Pier 1, San Pedro’s image will be brought to his shrine at the Archbishop Residence on D. Jakosalem St. in a motorcade. Read the rest of this entry
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
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 Archbishop Emeritus of Cebu Ricardo Cardinal Vidal. Read the rest of this entry
About 10,000 pilgrims from various dioceses outside Cebu Province are expected to attend the national thanksgiving mass at the South Road Properties (SRP) at the end of the month.
Fr. Jake Reyes, committee chairman on local pilgrims, said they are unable to provide accommodations for the pilgrims, but they were referred to travel agencies. Read the rest of this entry
THE national thanksgiving mass for San Pedro Calungsod at the end of the month is open to the public.
“There are no restrictions, no tickets needed,” said Msgr. Dennis Villarojo, Cebu celebration coordinator.
He warned, though, that parking spaces will be limited and that the organizing committee will be distributing four passes for buses and 40 passes for cars. Read the rest of this entry
CEBU CITY — About P10 million has been spent on preparations for a nationwide celebration in honor of a newly proclaimed Filipino saint, Pedro Calungsod, at the South Road Properties (SRP) in Cebu City.
The expenses for the site development include grading, backfilling and compacting, said Maria Teresa Mempin, SM City Cebu mall manager and SM Prime Holdings representative. Read the rest of this entry
Masses and film showings are being held in several parishes in Cebu, ahead of the live telecast on Sunday afternoon of the declaration of the second saint from the Philippines.
Some parishes in Cebu City have started triduum masses or a three-day series of masses in honor of Blessed Pedro Calungsod, as part of the thanksgiving and celebration. Read the rest of this entry
THE pilgrim image of Blessed Pedro Calungsod will be flown to Rome, Italy today, Tuesday, for the Visayan martyr’s canonization rites on Sunday (October 21).
Before the departure, a procession and a motorcade at 4:30 a.m. will bring the image of the second Filipino saint from the Archdiocesan Shrine of Blessed Pedro Calungsod on D. Jakosalem St. to the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral for a sendoff mass. Read the rest of this entry