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Ang Liwanag ng Aming Puso

Hindi pa rin makapag move-on dahil natalo at ninakaw ang Rosas na hinaharap ng taumbayan dahil sa kasinungalingan at fake news army?. Heto ang homily ni Fr. Manoling Francisco, S.J. sa ginanap na Isang Misa ng Pag-asa at Pasasalamat na ginanap sa Simbahan ng Gesu Ateneo de Manila University. Kung […]

Watch: The Easter Vigils in Bicol, Manila and Vatican

The Catholic and many Christian denominations nears the completion in the commemoration of the Holy Week in the Philippines and around the world. Below sharing vigils from Manila and Vatican, and more. The livestream vigil at Vatican, below (w/ English commentary). Livestream with English commentary. Naga Metropolitan Cathedral and Parish […]

Why POPE FRANCIS slaps a woman’s hand after the Te Deum service

Pope Francis was “caught” off-guard, it seemed, when a devout (Catholic? Asian?) by-stander grabbed his hand. He reacted by slapping the woman’s hand and pulled back his arm. This must be the reason why he suddenly departed from his scripted words during the Wednesday service. He went on to apologize […]

VESPERS: Pope Francis celebrates Te Deum of Thanksgiving

WATCH THIS: Pope Francis celebrates mass at St. Peters Basilica for Vespers of the Feast of Saint Mary, Most Holy Mother of God and Te Deum of Thanksgiving marking the end of year. The coverage has an English voiceover/ translation. Much later, the first New Year mass at the Vatican […]

CARDINAL TAGLE: Let us reclaim Christmas!

During the traditional Filipino Simbang Gabi, His Eminence Luis Antonio G. Cardinal Tagle shares his Christmas message urging fellow Christians and Filipinos to save lives, families, and creation. Watch the full celebration below: Below text, part of Cardinal’s message: “The mystery of Christmas is contrary to the drive, the desire […]

PINOY TRADITION: First Simbang Gabi in Rome with Pope Francis

Watch this first ever Filipino Catholics’ celebration of the first dawn mass (Simbang Gabi) in Vatican with Pope Francis. Streamed live, Filipino Catholics all over, wherever benefits from the live service presided over the holy mass by Pope Francis direct from the altar of St Peter’s Basilica in the observance […]

DIVORCE NOT OK: CBCP says it will destroy the Filipino family

Even from the start the Catholic Church in the Philippines has continuously manifested its disapproval, is 100% against divorce, “which will destroy the Filipino family.” We continue our coverage on the discussion of the divorce bill in the Senate of the Philippines with a resource speaker opposing the dismantling of […]

LIVESTREAM Penafrancia Fluvial Procession 2019

The culmination of the celebration of the Penafrancia festivities unfolds this afternoon with the mass outside, at the Quadricentennial arch, of the Naga Metropolitan Cathedral. Watch the last mass before the foot procession starts winding through the streets of Naga city bringing the images of the Virgin of Penafrancia and […]

THROWBACK: Peñafrancia foot and fluvial procession of 2018

In our continuing coverage of the religious celebration (festivities and feastivities) happening now in Naga city, we repost the previous year’s drone coverage of the Saturday foot and fluvial procession and the concelebrated mass closing the event. The inflock of Catholic devotees to the Marian devotion exemplified thru the regional […]

FLASHBACK: The Peñafrancia Traslacion of 2019

The undying devotion of Bicolanos to the Blessed Virgin Mary is replicated every year with the religious celebration and observance of Peñafrancia feastivities and festivities. This is a quick throwback of the Peñafrancia Traslacion of September 13, 2019. The event ushered the second leg of official observance of the Bicolano […]

PEñAFRANCIA: Message of Caceres Archbishop Tirona

It’s almost the Peñafrancia Fiesta and Feastivities again. The devotion to the Our Lady of Peñnafrancia and the Divino Rostro will outpour in the city streets and the Naga river. From the Archdiocese of Caceres, here’s the message of Archbishop Rolando J. Tria Tirona OCD, DD, for this year’s celebration […]

WATCH: The Easter Sunday mass in Naga City by Archbishop of Caceres

Happy Easter!! As part of our continuing coverage of the Holy Week and partial culmination of the activities, we share below the just concluded mass celebration in Naga Metropolitan Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist. Archbishop of Caceres, the Most Rev. Rolando Octavus Joven Tria Tirona, OCD, D.D. , led […]

LIVESTREAM: The Easter Vigil at the Vatican and Naga City

The Easter Vigil takes place on Saturday, April 20th, beginning at 8.25pm. in Vatican. The celebration begins with the blessing of the new fire in the atrium of St. Peter’s Basilica. The processional entrance follows next with the Easter candle and the singing of the “Exsultet” (or “Easter Proclamation”). Pope […]

LIVESTREAM: Pope Francis celebrates Maundy Thursday Chrism Mass

Today, direct from St. Peter’s Basilica Pope Francis celebrates the Chrism Mass which should start at about 9:30 AM in Rome. We join the Holy Father in the celebration of the Maundy Thursday mass at the Vatican. Expected to be in attendance are Patriarchs, Cardinals, Archbishops, Bishops and priests. During […]

CENSORED: Crosses in Italian Cemetery Are Covered

An Italian cemetery covered crosses as a different approach of pushing for religious tolerance. It was reported that crosses in graves in Pieve di Cento in Italy have been clothed in black. This was the approach resorted to avoid offending people from different religion. While not specifically identifyng the religion, […]

Pope Francis to canonize Paul VI, Cardinal Romero today

Pope Francis will canonize two new saints today, by far the most controversial personalities of the 20th century in the Roman Catholic Church. St. Peter’s Basilica will host the ascension to sainthood of Pope Paul VI (left photo) and martyred Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador (right photo). Pope Francis […]

Watch the Good Friday Procession and Tableau of Calabanga

Sharing here the coverage and watch the Good Friday procession and tableau in Calabanga, particularly by the Catholic Parish of La Porteria. As all roads lead to the celebration, but more of observance of the most holy week of the year in the Catholic world, many devotees and pious believers […]

Watch and Celebrate the solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord

The Gospel and Readings during the celebration of the Epiphany of the Lord, including the video feed from Vatican with Pope Francis. Gospel:Mt 2:1-12 When Jesus was born in Bethlehem, in Judea, during the days of king Herod, wise men from the East arrived in Jerusalem. They asked, “Where is […]

Readings and Gospel on the Solemnity of Mary Mother of God

We take a few moments of our time on Bible readings and the gospel on the Solemnity of Mary Mother of God on the first day of the new year of 2018. 1at Reading: Num 6:22-27 Then Yahweh spoke to Moses saying “Speak to Aaron and his sons and say […]

Watch live Pope Francis’ Thanksgiving mass at year end of 2017

Watch this live stream event direct from Vatican. Watch live Pope Francis’ Thanksgiving mass at year end of 2017. From St. Peter’s Basilica, Vespers of the Feast of Saint Mary, Most Holy Mother of God and Te Deum of Thanksgiving at year’s end with Pope Francis presiding.

This is the Holy Mass of the Christmas Vigil 2017 with Pope Francis

This is the full coverage of the Holy Mass of the Christmas Vigil in Vatican City on December 24th 2017. Watch the religious celebration with Pope Francis presiding at the Basilica of St. Peter in Rome. This live coverage has English annotations. Just in case you have more time to […]

Archaeologists May Have Found Peter’s Home Town Bethsaida

Whoa, Bethsaida! Archaeologists May Have Found Peter’s Home Town. That’s exactly what happened recently on the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee. There, archaeologists from Israel and from the United States found a “multi-layered site” that included “an advanced Roman-style bathhouse.” Whoa, Bethsaida! Archaeologists May Have Found Peter’s Home […]

Watch: The Easter Vigil in Vatican with Pope Francis

Is it Easter, yet? Not so fast, that is for the religious outside of the Philippines, or specifically in Italy and beyond. It is because the Paschal Triduum is still unfolding. In Vatican, the live video stream of the Easter vigil, or the vigil of the Holy Night of Easter, […]

This is the live stream of the 2017 Way of the Cross on Good Friday

It is not too late yet. Catch up with the traditional religious festivities in the Catholic celebration and commemoration of the Holy Week. So here, this is the live stream of the 2017 Way of the Cross on Good Friday with Pope Francis. The Catholic and Christian devotees, due to […]

Watch: The Chrism Mass on Holy Thursday with Pope Francis

In the continuing coverage of the traditional Catholic observation of the Holy Week, we join the Holy Father in Vatican for the Chrism Mass. Pope Francis presides on this April 13, 2017 solemn mass celebration as the sacred oils used for the Sacraments and Ordinations are blessed. Watch the Maundy […]

Watch: Palm Sunday Celebration in Vatican with Pope Francis

This is the complete live stream feed of the blessing of the palms and olive branches, procession and Palm Sunday celebration direct from Vatican. We keep watch the entire proceedings as Pope Francis will once more preside on the rites. But while the traditional celebration in early years involve people […]

Papal New Year 2017 Celebration of 49th World Day Peace

Are we done yet with the New Year 2017 celebrations? This live stream event will definitely add cap to the frenzy of activities that began pre-Christmas day but still very much in tune with the soon to fade holiday observances. So we join Pope Francis in Vatican in a Catholic […]

The awesome 2016 year in review on Pope Francis

This info-video pretty much summarized the year’s activities of the Holy Father in 2016 produced by the Secretariat for Communication of Vatican. Captured moments and important fragments of mementos define the busy days of the Pontiff at the Holy See and in his various Pastoral visits within Italy and outside […]

Pope Francis celebrate First Vespers, Te Deum before New Year 2017

Here we join Pope Francis as he celebrate the First Vespers of the Solemnity of Mary Mother of God before the New Year of 2017. This is the scheduled live stream coverage direct from the Vatican. The Catholic world gets an invitation to witness the “Te Deum” hymn in thanksgiving […]

Watch the much awaited Midnight Mass of Christmas 2016 with Pope Francis

Watch the live stream coverage direct from Vatican City as Pope Francis celebrate the midnight mass of Christmas 2016. Scheduled for Dec 24, 2016 which will be Sunday, December 25th, about 4:15 AM Philippine time. Join as Pope Francis celebrates Midnight Mass on the Solemnity of the Nativity of the […]

The full coverage Peñafrancia 2016 Fluvial Procession in Naga City

The Peñafrancia festivities celebration continues with the masses at the Naga Metropolitan Cathedral, then the street procession at about 3 PM towards Danlugan (Dalhugan) where the images will sail thru the Naga river back to the Penafrancia Basila Minore. Another mass will be celebrated right after the arrival of the […]

Full coverage Peñafrancia 2016 Friday military parade in Naga City

The Peñafrancia festivities celebration continues with the civic parade and float competition. The Peñafrancia festivities celebration continues with the military parade and competition. The street parade is still part of the continuing tradition during the celebration of the Peñafrancia feastivities and festivities which ends on Saturday, after the street and […]

Voyadores Festival 2016 competition in Naga City

The Peñafrancia 2016 festivities celebration continues with the voyadores festival competition. The street dance parade is still part of the continuing tradition during the celebration of the Peñafrancia feastivities and festivities which ends on Saturday, after the street and fluvial procession. Alternative coverage, if available streamed live by local TV […]

Video: The canonization ceremonies of Mother Teresa at the Vatican

The Vatican will canonize the Blessed Mother Teresa in Rome September 4, 2016. This after Pope Francis recognized the second miracle attributed to former founder of the Missionaries of Charity based in Calcutta, India. The road to sainthood of the beloved mother culminates today. The religious ceremony is part of […]

Vatican names a Filipino priest the new bishop of Saipan

A Filipino priest has been appointed by Pope Francis as new bishop for the Diocese of Chalan Kanoa on Friday. Fr. Ryan Jimenez will be the second bishop of the diocese located in Saipan, the largest island in the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, a United States territory. His episcopal […]

CBCP will issue Oratio Imperata to bring rains on El Nino- affected areas

Rain will undoubtedly breathe a certain respite to drought affected areas. More so if there will be more abundant rains to quench parched farm lands.. So the Catholic Bishop Conference of the Philippines will likely issue Oratio Imperata to ask for rains in areas affected by El Niño. This was […]

Pope Francis Easter Sunday message Urbi et Orbi

  Pope Francis Easter Sunday message Urbi et Orbi Happy Easter. The official Vatican English translation of Pope Francis’ message during his Urbi et Orbi appearance at the balcony of the St. Peter’s Basilica: While the coverage was linked here <a “href=https://cbanga360.net/2016/03/pope-francis-celebrates-holy-mass-easter-day-urbi-et-orbi/”>Easter and Urbi et Orbi, the same will be […]

Vigil in the Holy Night of Easter in Vatican with Pope Francis

[one_fifth] Easter Vigil in Vatican with Pope Francis. Or, it is the Vigil of the Holy Night of Easter. Still in the continuing coverage of the Holy Week celebration in Vatican, Pope Francis lead the observance of the Easter Vigil at the St. Peter’s Basilica. The live stream event will […]

Pope Francis presides over the Way of the Cross in Vatican

Pope Francis presides over the Way of the Cross in Vatican a few hours after the Good Friday Celebration of the Passion of our Lord. There is no reason for a Catholic believer missing the way of the cross. Good reason for one to watch the live stream direct from […]

Good Friday Celebration of the Passion of our Lord with Pope Francis

[two_third_last] Let us join Pope Francis and the whole pious Catholic and Christian world in the Good Friday celebration of the Passion of the Lord. Watch and witness the proceedings through the live video stream feed direct from within St. Peter’s Cathedral in Vatican courtesy of Radio Vaticana. The event […]

Video: Pope Francis 5th day of Apostolic Visit in Mexico

On the fifth day of Pope Francis in Mexico, he is slated to appear in three public events. The first will be a holy mass with priests, men and women religious, consecrated people and seminarians. Scheduled for Feb 16, 2016, Mexican time. The second live event will cover the visit […]

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Pope Francis in the USA – Visit to the United Nations

Pope Francis in the USA – Visit to the United Nations After spending his first days in Washington, D.C., the Holy Father visits New York, this time to speak before the United Nations General Assembly. Watch the live stream event and check out the message of Pope Francis. Scheduled for […]

Pope Francis to canonize Paul VI, Cardinal Romero today

Pope Francis will canonize two new saints today, by far the most controversial personalities of the 20th century in the Roman Catholic Church. St. Peter’s Basilica will host the ascension to sainthood of Pope Paul VI (left photo) and martyred Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador (right photo). Pope Francis […]

Archdiocese of Caceres Installs New Calabanga Parish

A new Catholic parish was canonically erected last October in the town of Calabanga by the Archdiocese of Caceres. The parish of St. Peregrine of Laziosi with its seat at barangay Sto. Domingo, is the 79th of the archdiocese. The new church is under the vicariate of Our Lady of La Porteria. Archbishop Leonardo Z. Legazpi, OP, DD, himself installed Fr. Joseph Collada Olin as the first parish priest during the mass held at the Union elementary school.

Senate Poster Exhibit in Support of Breastfeeding Might Draw Mixed Views

It will not take long before above photo, among the poster exhibits on breastfeeding at the senate, will take some attention and comment, negative or otherwise. Published by the Manila Standard, today September 4, 2012, as photographed by Lino Santos. Captioned “Senator Pia Cayetano, chairwoman of the Senate committee on […]

Pope Francis to say masses in Latin, speeches in English during visit

MANILA, 17 November – Pope Francis to say masses in Latin, speeches in English during visit. According to the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines, Pope Francis will celebrate masses in Latin during his papal visit from January 15 to 19 next year. Chairman of the CBCP Commission on Social […]

Watch: The Easter Vigil in Vatican with Pope Francis

Is it Easter, yet? Not so fast, that is for the religious outside of the Philippines, or specifically in Italy and beyond. It is because the Paschal Triduum is still unfolding. In Vatican, the live video stream of the Easter vigil, or the vigil of the Holy Night of Easter, […]

Rome Appoints Tirona New Archbishop of Caceres

Pope Benedict XVI has appointed a new bishop for the Archdiocese of Caceres. Archbishop Rolando Tria Tirona, OCD, DD., (left) will occupy the post replacing Archbishop Leonardo Z. Legazpi, OP, DD, PhD. (right). The new archbishop’s appointment was published in Rome with an announcement made on September 8 at 12 […]

More Notes on St. Peregrine Laziosi Parish

On the day this writer visited the parish of St. Peregrine of Laziosi in barangay Sto. Domingo of Calabanga, a drizzle was on its way. Anyhow, we were able to take the needed frames for our purpose. Our first stop was the construction and project site of the bell tower structure cum “tontonan” combined.

No change in PH marriage policy despite SCOTUS landmark decision

Malacanang on Sunday said the country will continue to adhere to its national policy on marriage amid reports that the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has approved same sex marriage. ”Our existing law on this is clear. In the Family Code of the Philippines, the only recognized marriage […]

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CARDINAL TAGLE: Let us reclaim Christmas!

During the traditional Filipino Simbang Gabi, His Eminence Luis Antonio G. Cardinal Tagle shares his Christmas message urging fellow Christians and Filipinos to save lives, families, and creation. Watch the full celebration below: Below text, part of Cardinal’s message: “The mystery of Christmas is contrary to the drive, the desire […]

Caceres Archbishop Launches Voters’ Education Program

Caceres Archbishop Rolando Tria Tirona called on the faithful to participate in the coming elections enlightened by the teachings of the Church. He said Catholic citizens should take part in the country’s electoral exercise and cast a Catholic vote that is free, informed, and evangelized. On Palm Sunday, the archdiocese […]

Only 2 events open to public during Pope’s visit

While the visit of Pope Francis in the Philippines spans Jan 15-19, 2015, or five days, yet there are only two select occasions when the public can take a live glimpse of the Holy Father. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle said that two events of Pope Francis’ apostolic visit […]

PH visit concludes, Pope Francis leaves for Rome 10 am Monday

PH visit concludes, Pope Francis leaves for Rome 10 am Monday. MANILA, Jan. 18 — Today, Monday of January 19th at about 10AM Pope Francis is set to leave Manila, Philippines. The Philippine Airlines (PAL) flight to Vatican is scheduled to leave Villamor Airbase in Pasay City at 10:00 am. […]

Pope Francis celebrates Mass on conclusion of World Meeting of Families

Pope Francis in Philadelphia, USA, offers Holy Mass concluding the World Meeting of Families 2015. This is the live stream coverage on Pope Francis presiding at celebration of Holy Mass which concludes the World Meeting of Families at Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, USA. Scheduled for Sep 27, 2015. Local […]

Full coverage Peñafrancia 2016 Friday military parade in Naga City

The Peñafrancia festivities celebration continues with the civic parade and float competition. The Peñafrancia festivities celebration continues with the military parade and competition. The street parade is still part of the continuing tradition during the celebration of the Peñafrancia feastivities and festivities which ends on Saturday, after the street and […]

PEñAFRANCIA: Message of Caceres Archbishop Tirona

It’s almost the Peñafrancia Fiesta and Feastivities again. The devotion to the Our Lady of Peñnafrancia and the Divino Rostro will outpour in the city streets and the Naga river. From the Archdiocese of Caceres, here’s the message of Archbishop Rolando J. Tria Tirona OCD, DD, for this year’s celebration […]

Peñafrancia Fluvial Unfolds this Afternoon

It’s all systems go for the Penafrancia fluvial and procession this afternoon. The event rolls on at 2:30 P.M. with the recitation of the novena at the cathedral. Tentative schedule here- Procession starts at 3:00 P.M. At 4:00 P.M. arrival at the embarcation point- the place where the images are destined to be transferred to the barge. It will happen at the foot of the Tabuco bridge.