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2 nursing topnotchers’ prayers answered

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They went to different schools, prayed in different churches. It made no difference. Kristine Joie Azarcon Danan, a member of the Iglesia ni Cristo, and Nikko Martel Viray Dio, a devout Roman Catholic, finished with identical scores of 86.20 percent to top the 2013 Nurse Licensure Examination.

Posted: January 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Archbishop urges Catholics to pray for end to war, violence, poverty

Archbishop Socrates Villegas. FILE PHOTO

Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas, the president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), has called on the Catholic faithful to start the New Year by praying for an end to war, violence, hunger and poverty.

Posted: December 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Church or no church, dawn Masses go on

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The nine-day “Simbang Gabi” and dawn Mass—a Filipino way of preparing for Christmas—endures, even in areas devastated by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.” INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

They may have lost their homes and their property—in fact, even their churches—but not their faith.

Posted: December 16th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Leyte prays a month after ‘Yolanda’


Faith still runs deep in Leyte a month after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” rampaged through the province as survivors held the Eucharistic celebration to remember the unprecedented onslaught of the disaster.

Posted: December 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Pray more to God’

WITH Cebu being battered by an earthquake and a supertyphoon, Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal said he’s praying that the Lord will pardon the sins of people and spare the nation from another calamity. His successor, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma urged the faithful to help and empathize with victims of calamities. “It is when [...]

Posted: November 17th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Vidal serene amid quake, calls on faithful to pray more

CEBU Archbishop emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal was resting on his bed at home in Sto. Niño Village, barangay Banilad in Cebu City when the 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit Bohol and Cebu last Oct. 15. “When I saw that the house was moving, I was just waiting what will fall on me,” But fortunately, nothing happened. There [...]

Posted: November 4th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Gov’t, Moro rebs reiterate commitment to peace talks

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Chief government negotiator Miriam Coronel-Ferrer.  PHOTO FROM OPAPP.GOV.PH

Cordial letters, prayers and a pair of pens for luck.

Posted: July 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Fun run with a twist

What do runners think about while running? “Takbo para kay Sta. Teresa,” a Carmelite-organized fun run, also billed as “Takbo Ko, Dasal Mo,” will see running enthusiasts praying for others while sweating it out on the streets.

Posted: January 30th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Why some prayers go unanswered


You want to be a successful businessman, executive, writer, soldier or office employee this year? Decree it! Tell the Universe you are already what you want to be, give thanks, and expect it.

Posted: December 31st, 2012 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Metro,On Target | Read More »

A day in the life of a mananabtan


In this season of the dearly departed, the services of those locally known as mananabtans are in demand.

Posted: October 31st, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Living by D.E.A.T.H


My friend’s text message came in unexpectedly. He would frequently greet me and ask me for prayers for his mother who is fighting stage 4 cancer. After his short petition, he would normally add that he was also praying for me and my intentions. One day, however, Beep! Beep! Beep! I clicked and read his [...]

Posted: November 5th, 2011 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

‘I pray no more rains hit us’


As far as farmer Efren Clemente is concerned, the floods spawned by Typhoon “Pedring” in Central Luzon beginning on the night of Sept. 26 were the biggest and highest that he had encountered since 1972. And the water was slow to recede. Right where he lives, in Barangay Gulap in Candaba, Pampanga, the water level [...]

Posted: October 4th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Nuns in Asilo chapel start dawn rosary; sisters alarmed by Gorordo flyover plan

Nuns in the Asilo dela Milgarosa are turning to prayer power to try to head off the construction of a flyover next to their chapel in Gorordo Avenue, Cebu City, which they worry will destroy the “solemnity” of the place.

Posted: September 26th, 2011 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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