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BO-PK, Team Rama bets hear Mass

IT was unplanned, but supporters of the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) filled the San Pedro Calungsod Chapel in the South Road Properties (SRP) to the brim for a thanksgiving mass yesterday afternoon.

Posted: May 13th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

‘Gun ban, public help made event a success’

The gun ban, random checkpoints, the volunteers, and the public’s cooperation helped make the Nov. 30 thanksgiving Mass for Saint Pedro Calungsod a success.

Posted: December 4th, 2012 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Weak sound, a major glitch in thanksgiving Mass – organizers

While the Nov. 30 National Thanksgiving Mass in Cebu City was generally successful, a weak sound system was a major hitch that church organizers will be looking into.

Posted: December 3rd, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

‘Pedro was here’


The euphoria over the successful holding of the National Thanksgiving Mass held at the Templete de Pedro in Cebu City’s South Road Properties (SRP) continues. I had to content myself with watching the program on live streaming and I can’t imagine how the SRP’s 27 hectares could be filled with so many people. More than 1 million were there last Friday – young and old, the able and the lame, the poor and the rich, the who’s who and the hoi polloi.

Posted: December 3rd, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Job well done


Allow me to congratulate the organizers of the sucessful holding of the National Thanksgiving Mass for the canonization of San Pedro Calungsod.

Posted: December 2nd, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

4 cardinals, 54 bishops, 700 priests, 1M people

CEBU CELEBRATION. A thanksgiving Mass for the canonization of St. Pedro Calungsod in Cebu City draws an estimated one million people, including Church dignitaries and top government officials. At left, Ricardo Cardinal Vidal and President Aquino hug briefly after the Mass held in a small chapel (right) at the reclaimed SRP area in Cebu City on Friday night. TONEE DESPOJO/CEBU DAILY NEWS; LYN RILLON

President Benigno Aquino III, Vice President Jejomar Binay and Interior Secretary Mar Roxas on Friday led other government officials and more than a million devotees in a National Thanksgiving Mass for the canonization of St. Pedro Calungsod.

Posted: December 1st, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Workers put on finishing touches

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The wooden altar table, lectern and presider’s chair have arrived.

Posted: November 28th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

The gracious guest

Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal isn’t worried about President Benigno Aquino III making a pitch for the Reproductive Health Bill in Friday’s Thanksgiving Mass for Saint Pedro Calungsod.

Posted: November 27th, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

A message of hope

Through what Christians would call the workings of Divine Providence, the national thanksgiving Mass following the canonization of Saint Pedro Calungsod will fall at a critical time in Philippine history.

Posted: November 26th, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Relief of Talisay police chief on hold

The order for the relief and 15-day suspension of Talisay police chief Supt. Eddie Recamara will be put on hold till after the Nov. 30 San Pedro Calungsod thanksgiving Mass, where all security forces will be fielded.

Posted: November 17th, 2012 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Buses, trucks to bring devotees to Calungsod thanksgiving Mass


If you want to attend the Nov. 30 national thanksgiving Mass for St. Pedro Calungsod, better plan ahead.

Posted: November 14th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Police ready to secure 27-hectare venue

A city-wide special gun ban will be enforced from Nov. 29 to Dec. 1 for the San Pedro Calungsod thanksgiving Mass, said Cebu city police director Ramon Melvin Buenafe.

Posted: November 14th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Getting ready for P-Noy, VIPs coming for Nov. 30’s big event

CEBU City police are preparing for thousands of visitors, including President Benigno Aquino III and dignitaries, who will attend the Nov. 30 thanksgiving for the sainthood of Pedro Calungsod. More than 1,500 policemen will secure the venue at the South Road Properties. Cebu City Police Office chief Senior Supt. Melvin Ramon Buenafe said they are [...]

Posted: November 9th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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