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
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 entry
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
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 archbishop of Cebu, who is also the president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines. 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
A high-ranking Vatican official and President Benigno Aquino III will attend the national thanksgiving mass for San Pedro Calungsod on November 30.
Aquino, however, will have to wait until after the mass before he can address the crowd. Read the rest of this entry
N HONOR of the Visayan saint San Pedro Calungsod, this year’s 8th Kasadya sa Downtown carries the theme “Kalinaw, Kalamboan, Kahayag.”
This year’s Kasadya will have a heritage walk on Nov. 28, two days before the Nov. 30 National Thanksgiving Mass of Calungsod at the South Road Properties. Read the rest of this entry