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‘Grateful’ Zambaleños reunite with Columban priests

Catholics from across the Diocese of Iba waxed nostalgic as they joined visiting priests of the Missionary of St. Columban (SSC) on Tuesday in celebrating 100 years of spreading Christ’s good news to the ends of the world.

Marker to commemorate ‘Apo Badoc’ pontifical coronation unveiled

Hundreds of devotees gathered again at Laoag Diocese’s Shrine of La Virgen Milagrosa de Badoc in Badoc, Ilocos Norte on June 29, for the solemn unveiling of the commemorative marker highlighting the pontifical coronation of La Virgen Milagrosa de Badoc which took place on May 31.

Cebu declares Aug. 5 ‘Salamat Padre Day’

In a circular, Cebu Archbishop Jose S. Palma declared Aug. 5, 2018, memorial of St. John Mary Vianney, as a “Day of Thanksgiving for the Priests” in the Archdiocese of Cebu.

129th Tacloban City fiesta: Thanking God after ‘Yolanda’

In a meeting with the media, Palo, Leyte Mayor Remedios L. Petilla shared that the 129th Tacloban City fiesta activities in honor of Señor Sto. Niño de Tacloban, patron saint of Leyte, which formally kicked off Friday afternoon at the Festival Park here, is a gesture of gratitude.

Baguio to observe ‘Day of Reparation’

Joining Lingayen Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas’ call to observe a national “Day of Reparation” for the recent killings of priests, the most recent of which being the shooting of Fr. Richmond Nilo, the diocese of Baguio will be ringing its bells and offering all its Masses on June 18 for “the sins of sacrilege and calumny hurled against our priests and bishops.”