RANDOM SHOTS: The new underwater statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Duka Bay

photo by Benj Allera In early January of this year, a statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary was placed some 50-60 feet underwater at Duka Bay in Medina, Misamis Oriental. Based from recent news, the proponents are hoping the underwater statue will soon serve as a new tourist attraction and place for meditation for diving enthusiasts.

RANDOM SHOTS: Traslacion 2017 in Cagayan de Oro

Thousands of devotees attended this year’s Traslacion, the annual procession celebrating the Feast of the Black Nazarene in Cagayan de Oro City.

No phone signal, no drones in tomorrow’s Traslacion

original photo by Kim Zaldivar Cellphone users will have to wait three to four hours before they can call, text or browse the net as government authorities will be turning off cellular phone signals during the Traslacion or procession of the Black Nazarene early tomorrow in Cagayan de Oro City.

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Traslacion route for Feast of the Black Nazarene set on January 9, 2017

Here is the traffic advisory for the Black Nazarene Procession (Traslacion) in Cagayan de Oro City set on Monday, January 9, 2017 as released by the Roads and Traffic Administration (RTA) and will still follow the same route last year.

Cagayan de Oro, one of only 3 sites in the country to have ‘Traslacion’

photo by Kim Zaldivar On January 9, 2017, devotees will celebrate the Feast of the Black Nazarene and Cagayan de Oro City will be one of three sites in the country where the annual traditional ‘Traslacion’ will be held.

UCCP-CDO celebrates 100 years

The church of the United Church of Christ (UCCP) stands as an iconic landmark along Abellanosa Street in Cagayan de Oro City. On December 17, 2016 it will be celebrating its Centennial. But do you know that UCCP has also contributed to the city’s history?

CDO malls release Holy Week skeds (latest update)

In their latest advisory, both Gaisano and Ororama will be OPEN on Maundy Thursday allowing last minute shopping even as SM City, Centrio and Limketkai Mall have identical schedules for the week – CLOSED on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. Regular mall hours will return on Black Saturday.

Medina’s ‘Hinuklog’ transcends political differences

by: Archel Z. Cloma Hinuklog, the street play of the Passion of Christ is now on its fifth year and is continually triumphant in making a mark in many lives. With the administration of Mayor Ken Niño T. Uyguangco, the sustainability of the said streetplay is ensured as he spearheaded the creation of Hinuklog Council composed by the San Isidro Labrador Parish Church, the Local Government Unit of Medina,...

200,000 attend Feast of Divine Mercy in El Salvador City

The figures are out…some 200,000 went to the Divine Mercy Shrine in El Salvador City to celebrate the Feast of the Divine Mercy, which is being held on the first Sunday after Easter.

RANDOM SHOTS: Feast of the Divine Mercy 2015

The number of devotees at the Divine Mercy Shrine in El Salvador City, Misamis Oriental have increased over the years. And last weekend’s Feast of the Divine Mercy was not an exception.

“Visita Iglesia” in Cagayan de Oro

“Visita Iglesia” is one of the religious traditions among Filipinos during Holy Week. Most often, this is done during Maundy Thursday.

Casa San Pio – a good site for the Holy Week

Looking for a new place to spend your Holy Week? Then you should try Casa San Pio located in the town of Balingoan, Misamis Oriental.