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TRAFFIC RE-ROUTING PLAN FOR THE CELEBRATION OF THE NATIONAL THANKSGIVING OF SAINT PEDRO CALUNGSOD AT SOUTH ROAD PROPERTIES (SRP) TRAFFIC RE-ROUTING PLAN FOR THE CELEBRATION OF THE NATIONAL THANKSGIVING OF SAINT PEDRO CALUNGSOD AT SOUTH ROAD PROPERTIES (SRP)

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CALUNGSOD TEMPLETE EXPLAINED CALUNGSOD TEMPLETE EXPLAINED

TEMPLETE DE PEDRO: ITS ARCHITECTURAL LANGUAGE AND THEOLOGICAL NUANCES By: Fr. Brian... 

CEBU CHURCH AND GOV’T LEADERS UNITE AGAINST RH BILL CEBU CHURCH AND GOV’T LEADERS UNITE AGAINST RH BILL

In view of the upcoming August 7 voting in Congress for the passing of the RH bill,... 

SM BARES DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR THE PEDRO CALUNGSOD NATIONAL THANKSGIVING SITE SM BARES DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR THE PEDRO CALUNGSOD NATIONAL THANKSGIVING SITE

The proposed Pedro Calungsod National Thanksgiving site will soon level off with... 

Catechism on Blessed Pedro Calungsod Catechism on Blessed Pedro Calungsod

In preparation for Blessed Pedro Calungsod’s canonization, the Archdiocesan Catechetical... 

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St. Pedro Calungsod Fiesta celebrated in Switzerland St. Pedro Calungsod Fiesta celebrated in Switzerland

The Society of Saint Pedro Calungsod-Switzerland celebrated the first Feast of St.... 

ROME ACTIVITIES UPDATED ROME ACTIVITIES UPDATED

Msgr. Ildebrando Leyson, the chairman of the Rome Commission of the preparations... 

WORK STARTS ON ‘HOLY, HISTORIC’ SITE WORK STARTS ON ‘HOLY, HISTORIC’ SITE

By Bernadette A. Parco Wednesday, August 8, 2012 THE construction work officially... 

Countdown Starts for Pedro Calungsod Canonization Countdown Starts for Pedro Calungsod Canonization

By Bernadette A. Parco Sunday, July 15, 2012 CEBU CITY — Roman Catholic leaders... 

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St. Pedro Calungsod Fiesta celebrated in Switzerland St. Pedro Calungsod Fiesta celebrated in Switzerland

The Society of Saint Pedro Calungsod-Switzerland celebrated the first Feast of St. Pedro Calungsod with a monumental success!!  The crowd went beyond expectation, and was indeed very inspiring.  The response to the call of knowing and following the example of St. Pedro was truly overwhelming.  The participants were coming from various groups coming... [read more]

ROME ACTIVITIES UPDATED ROME ACTIVITIES UPDATED

Msgr. Ildebrando Leyson, the chairman of the Rome Commission of the preparations for the Canonization of Blessed Pedro Calungsod released the detailed schedule of activities in Rome. Triduum of Holy Masses in Preparation for the Canonization 1st Day – Thursday, 18 October 2012 Mass:               Mass of Saint Luke the Evangelist Venue:            ... [read more]

CALUNGSOD TEMPLETE EXPLAINED CALUNGSOD TEMPLETE EXPLAINED

TEMPLETE DE PEDRO: ITS ARCHITECTURAL LANGUAGE AND THEOLOGICAL NUANCES By: Fr. Brian C. Brigoli, MChS A templete (Sp.) or template (Eng.) signifies a certain structure used as a shrine where celebrations are held imbued with historical value and significance. It is referred to as a “small temple”. The word template also bespeaks as a monument that... [read more]

WORK STARTS ON ‘HOLY, HISTORIC’ SITE WORK STARTS ON ‘HOLY, HISTORIC’ SITE

By Bernadette A. Parco Wednesday, August 8, 2012 THE construction work officially started yesterday on the site of the national thanksgiving mass for the sainthood of Blessed Pedro Calungsod. The mass will be held on Nov. 30 or almost a month after Pope Benedict XVI leads the canonization rites for Calungsod and six other blessed persons in Rome,... [read more]

CEBU CHURCH AND GOV’T LEADERS UNITE AGAINST RH BILL CEBU CHURCH AND GOV’T LEADERS UNITE AGAINST RH BILL

In view of the upcoming August 7 voting in Congress for the passing of the RH bill, Cebu Archbishop Most Rev. Jose S. Palma and Archbishop Emeritus, Ricardo Cardinal Vidal called the local government leaders and legislators to an emergency meeting.  Present in the meeting were Gov. Gwen Garcia, Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes, Congressmen Pablo Garcia,... [read more]

Countdown Starts for Pedro Calungsod Canonization Countdown Starts for Pedro Calungsod Canonization

By Bernadette A. Parco Sunday, July 15, 2012 CEBU CITY — Roman Catholic leaders in Cebu and Metro Manila launched on Saturday the celebration of “100 days of grace” until the country’s second saint, Blessed Pedro Calungsod, is officially recognized. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma led the launch at the Fuente Osmeña in Cebu City of the countdown... [read more]

Pope impressed by Pedro Calungsod movement Pope impressed by Pedro Calungsod movement

Pope Benedict XVI was visibly impressed upon hearing about +Big, a movement aiming to promote Bl. Pedro Calungsod’s values and life, after one of its founders presented it to the Holy Father for the first time. “This is truly inspiring and may the Filipino lay missionaries and youth follow St. Calungsod’s footsteps. Very, very good,”... [read more]

Catechism on Blessed Pedro Calungsod Catechism on Blessed Pedro Calungsod

In preparation for Blessed Pedro Calungsod’s canonization, the Archdiocesan Catechetical Commission conducted a trainers’ training seminar for catechist coordinators, representatives from the accredited travel agencies for the canonization rites in Rome, and other Church leaders last May 21.  A catechetical primer on the life, martyrdom and glorification... [read more]

SRP as Venue for National Thanksgiving Mass SRP as Venue for National Thanksgiving Mass

Santo Pedro’s mass will be at SRP By Bernadette A. Parco Wednesday, June 6, 2012 CEBU CITY — It’s final. The national thanksgiving mass for the canonization of Beato Pedro Calungsod will be held at the South Road Properties (SRP), high-ranking Church officials announced Tuesday. The local church raised more than P19 million for the canonization... [read more]

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