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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 […]

WATCH: Easter Sunday Message of VPOP Leni Robredo

Sharing here the message of Vice President Leni Robredo for Easter Sunday 2019. Pagbati po ng isang maligayang Pasko ng Muling Pagkabuhay sa ating mga kapatid na Kristiyano at sa buong sambayanang Pilipino. Mapalad tayong ipagdiwang ang araw na ito sapagkat kasabay ng muling pagkabuhay ng ating Panginoong Hesukristo ay […]

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 […]

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: 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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bicol PNP beefs up security during Holy Week, summer vacations

Security during the Holy Week feastivities and summer season is now in place, according to top Philippine National Police Bicol official on Tuesday. Bicol regional director Police Chief Supt. Augusto M. Marquez Jr. said his directive for this purpose stands effective up to May 31. The summer vacation and holy […]

Video: Pope Francis celebrate Holy Mass on Ash Wednesday

This is the live stream direct from Vatican City featuring the observance of Ash Wednesday in the Catholic world. Scheduled for Feb 10, 2016, Pope Francis presides at Holy Mass, which signal the beginning of Lent. The celebration starts at 4:30 PM, Vatican time. The event will also be highlighted […]

Spate of killings mars observance of Holy Week in Masbate

MASBATE CITY, Masbate, April 6 — A spate of killings mars an otherwise generally peaceful observance of Holy week in the province of Masbate. An incumbent village barangay head went on a shooting spree, killing a farmer and wounding another inside a cockpit on Saturday morning in Barangay Nabongsoran, Aroroy, […]

Kristo, The longest running live street play in Calabanga returns

CALABANGA, Cam.Sur, March 31 — Kristo, the longest running live street play here is being staged during the Catholic observation of the Semana Santa. It is a play given life by hometown actors for the past 22 years. Participants and the people behind says, “and counting,” giving assurance that it […]

Bicol PNP intensifies patrol, visibility to assure tourist safety

LEGAZPI CITY, March 31 – Safety and security during the on-set of the Semana Santa of residents, vacationers and tourists in Bicol has been the concern of the Philippine National Police in the region (PRO5). Now, it has assured their safety by beefing up police forces and intensifying presence. PRO […]

DPWH implements one-way traffic scheme at Kennon road

MANILA, March 30 — For travellers going to Baguio city this Holy Week, got to read this. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is set to implement an experimental one-way traffic scheme at Kennon Road from Holy Tuesday to Good Friday. According to DPWH Secretary Rogelio Singson, the […]

Holy Week for prayer not for vacationing – Cebu Archbishop

CEBU CITY, March 29 — Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has reminded the faithful to pray during the Holy Week instead of going into outing or vacationing. “We have 52 weeks in a year, one is intended for the observance of the Holy Week. This period of the year is dedicated […]

Watch: Pope Francis on Palm Sunday at the Vatican

Watch Pope Francis on Palm Sunday at the Vatican. The event is scheduled for Sunday, March 29, 2015. Palm Sunday signals the beginning of a week long solemn Catholic religious observation that eventually centers among others the Passion of Christ. Here sharing the live stream coverage of the event direct […]

No LRT lines 1, 2 operations from April 2 to 5

MANILA, March 20 – Commuters brace for an alternative commute other than the trains. Operations of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) Lines 1 and 2 will be suspended for four days in observance of the Holy Week and at the same time to give way to annual maintenance works. According […]

Watch The Holy Father presides over the Easter Vigil

The Holy Father, Pope Francis, presides over the Easter Vigil 2014 at St. Peter’s Basilica, April 19. VATICAN, April 19, 2014 (CNA/EWTN News).- In his homily for the Easter Vigil Pope Francis encouraged those present to remember the moment they first felt the love of God, saying that Jesus’ resurrection […]

Calabanga Marks 20th Year in Passion Play Production

Calabanga — This lenten tourist town will mark its 20th year of presenting to locals, afficionados and devotees the annual street tableau of “An Pasyon ni Kristo” during the Semana Santa (Holy Week) festivities. The street play is spearheaded by the Calabanga Network for Talent and Arts Development and Advocacy […]

Calabanga Parish Releases Schedule of Semana Santa Festivities

The Catholic Parish Pastoral Council of Nuestra Señora de la Porteria in Calabanga has released the program and schedule of activities and festivities in the observance of Semana Santa 2013. Schedule of activities: Palm Sunday (Domingo de Ramos) March 24- 6:00 AM Pagbendisyon kan Olivas asin Palmas Hosanna- Pagromdom kan […]

Easter Celebration Culminates Semana Santa

Easter Sunday marked the culmination of the eight-day observance of the holy week and the passion of Christ in most Christian and Catholic communities in the country. This morning, before the first streak of sunlight came out from the dark and still sky, the traditional processions of Santos depart from the church ground of La Porteria, as in most of the local parishes of Calabanga.

Holy Wednesday Procession of La Porteria Parish

The religious and pious residents and tourists/visitors of Calabanga town move on to observe the Semana Santa now in midweek. This Wednesday will witness a spectacular yet solemn procession of the Santos and devotees. The procession starts when the afternoon mass dismisses attendees toward the parochial grounds. From there the […]

Semana Santa- A Yearly Exodus for a Calabangueño

Semana santa is a tradition deeply rooted in the heart of every Calabangueño. The holy event is ever so old and yet always new. The Calabangueño reflects in solitude, in sanctity and in seclusion. Deep in his heart finds joy and anticipation of the filial, friendly and Godly devotion renewed and refreshed by the holy week celebration. Thus, it tugs him to go on a yearly exodus he just wouldn’t want to miss.

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bicol PNP intensifies patrol, visibility to assure tourist safety

LEGAZPI CITY, March 31 – Safety and security during the on-set of the Semana Santa of residents, vacationers and tourists in Bicol has been the concern of the Philippine National Police in the region (PRO5). Now, it has assured their safety by beefing up police forces and intensifying presence. PRO […]

Holy Wednesday Procession of La Porteria Parish

The religious and pious residents and tourists/visitors of Calabanga town move on to observe the Semana Santa now in midweek. This Wednesday will witness a spectacular yet solemn procession of the Santos and devotees. The procession starts when the afternoon mass dismisses attendees toward the parochial grounds. From there the […]

Watch: Pope Francis on Palm Sunday at the Vatican

Watch Pope Francis on Palm Sunday at the Vatican. The event is scheduled for Sunday, March 29, 2015. Palm Sunday signals the beginning of a week long solemn Catholic religious observation that eventually centers among others the Passion of Christ. Here sharing the live stream coverage of the event direct […]

Video: Pope Francis celebrate Holy Mass on Ash Wednesday

This is the live stream direct from Vatican City featuring the observance of Ash Wednesday in the Catholic world. Scheduled for Feb 10, 2016, Pope Francis presides at Holy Mass, which signal the beginning of Lent. The celebration starts at 4:30 PM, Vatican time. The event will also be highlighted […]

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 […]

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Watch The Holy Father presides over the Easter Vigil

The Holy Father, Pope Francis, presides over the Easter Vigil 2014 at St. Peter’s Basilica, April 19. VATICAN, April 19, 2014 (CNA/EWTN News).- In his homily for the Easter Vigil Pope Francis encouraged those present to remember the moment they first felt the love of God, saying that Jesus’ resurrection […]

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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 […]

DPWH implements one-way traffic scheme at Kennon road

MANILA, March 30 — For travellers going to Baguio city this Holy Week, got to read this. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is set to implement an experimental one-way traffic scheme at Kennon Road from Holy Tuesday to Good Friday. According to DPWH Secretary Rogelio Singson, the […]

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 […]

Holy Wednesday Procession of La Porteria Parish

The religious and pious residents and tourists/visitors of Calabanga town move on to observe the Semana Santa now in midweek. This Wednesday will witness a spectacular yet solemn procession of the Santos and devotees. The procession starts when the afternoon mass dismisses attendees toward the parochial grounds. From there the […]

Kristo, The longest running live street play in Calabanga returns

CALABANGA, Cam.Sur, March 31 — Kristo, the longest running live street play here is being staged during the Catholic observation of the Semana Santa. It is a play given life by hometown actors for the past 22 years. Participants and the people behind says, “and counting,” giving assurance that it […]

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 […]

Semana Santa- A Yearly Exodus for a Calabangueño

Semana santa is a tradition deeply rooted in the heart of every Calabangueño. The holy event is ever so old and yet always new. The Calabangueño reflects in solitude, in sanctity and in seclusion. Deep in his heart finds joy and anticipation of the filial, friendly and Godly devotion renewed and refreshed by the holy week celebration. Thus, it tugs him to go on a yearly exodus he just wouldn’t want to miss.