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November 17, 2012 12:21 AM

NAGA City, Nov. 16, 2012―Archbishop Rolando Joven Tria Tirona, OCD was installed November 14 as fourth archbishop of the Archdiocese of Caceres in a two hour solemn liturgical rites.

Tirona succeeded Dominican Archbishop Leonardo Zamora Legaspi who served as metropolitan bishop of Caceres for 28 years.

The new prelate called on the clergy, religious and laymen and women to further help in making the local church responsive to the needs of the times.

He also expressed his thanks to the “best clergy” he ever knew, the clergy from the Prelature of Infanta, drawing loud applause from the congregation.

February 14, 2012 05:54 AM

SORSOGON City, Feb. 13, 2012—Thousands of delegates from various parishes of the Diocese of Sorsogon celebrated the 3rd Diocesan Basic Ecclesial Communities day last February 4, 2012 at Pilar, Sorsogon.

With the theme, “Saradit na Kristianong Komunidad padagos sa paglakbay na nagsisimbag sa pangapodan na magin mga tunay na Kristianong Disipulo,” (Basic Ecclesial Communities continue to journey in response to the call to become authentic Christian disciples) the celebration began with a motorcade led by Bishop Arturo Bastes, SVD, and 28 parish priests in the diocese.

November 27, 2011 10:09 PM

LEGAZPI City, Nov. 25, 2011―President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III said it is the responsibility of local government units to protect their fishing grounds from commercial fishers.

This was his reaction to a letter sent by Bicol-based bishops led by the Metropolitan of Caceres Archbishop Leonardo Z. Legazpi, OP, DD two months ago calling on the Aquino administration to ban the rampant commercial fishing in municipal waters.

November 4, 2011 10:47 PM

"Once, every year, we gather together to remember those who have walked with us. How do we remember them?", asked Most Rev. Leonardo Legaspi, O.P. D.D., Archbishop of Caceres, at the concelebrated mass for the departed Priests and Bishops of the Archdiocese. Held on the Solemnity of the All Saints' Day, November 1, 2011 (Tuesday), both the religious and the lay faithful gathered at the Resurrection Garden Chapel of the Holy Rosary Major Seminary at nine o'clock in the morning.

July 8, 2011 10:42 AM
May 13, 2011 08:56 PM

Pastoral Letter explaining the decision of CBCP to withdraw from talks With Malacañan on HB 4244

May 10, 2011 05:45 AM

Another Parish has been added to the Archdiocese of Caceres last May 9, 2011 (Monday) as Fr. Pedro Edgardo dela Rosa was installed as the pioneering Parish Priest of the Parish of St. Francis of Assisi, Himaao, Pili, Camarines Sur.

May 10, 2011 05:42 AM

There will be a healing mass on May 12, 2011 (Thursday) at the Naga Metropolitan Cathedral, St. John the Evangelist Parish in honor of St. Peregrine, Patron of Cancer Patients. Organized by Rev. Fr. Joseph Olin

May 4, 2011 12:41 PM

In line with the Summer Peñafrancia Festival this coming May 27-28, 2011, the Caceres Commission on Social Communication (CCCom) organized two events that aim to further deepen and promote the devotion to Our Lady of Peñafrancia, the iRun and iBike for Ina

April 29, 2011 04:05 PM

The Chrism Mass is celebrated every Holy Thursday to call to mind the day Christ instituted the Holy Eucharist and the Sacrament of Orders. Held at the Naga Metropolitan Cathedral last April 21, 2011 at seven o'clock in the morning, what is central to this solemn yet festive occasion is the renewal of vows by the clergy, in the presence of their Bishop and the faithful.

April 20, 2011 01:38 AM

Evangelization has always been the mission of the Church. The call to evangelize first given to us by Christ requires that we proclaim the word of God using every means of communication including radio, television and internet.

April 5, 2011 03:42 PM

Apostleship of Prayer(AP), under the leadership of Ret. Judge Novelita Llaguno, held Lenten Recollections for its members with Wilmer S. Tria as speaker. Fr. Tria is AP’s Archdiocesan Spiritual Director.

April 1, 2011 08:15 PM

VIRAC, Catanduanes, March 30, 2011―The Commission on Family Life Education and Youth apostolate (CFLEYA) of Virac diocese recently led a multi-sectoral rally calling for “respect for the dignity of life which begins from conception.”

March 25, 2011 12:34 PM

Rev. Fr. Mario Gaite, Parish Priest of the Immaculate Conception Parish, celebrated his 25th Sacerdotal Anniversary last 19 March 2011 during the Solemnity of St. Joseph.

March 22, 2011 12:46 AM

MANILA, March 21, 2011— At least two Catholic bishops urged lawmakers to use their pork barrel funds in the repatriation of overseas Filipino workers caught in armed conflicts abroad.

March 16, 2011 04:37 AM

MANILA, March 12, 2011—Despite the advances in technology which turned the world into a global village, certain practices will have to be made the usual and traditional way.

March 13, 2011 01:32 AM

Naga City (13 March 2011) --- The laity of the Archdiocese of Caceres, in a manifesto signed by leaders of religious organizations, had declared its support for the Church’s call to protect human life.

February 7, 2011 05:37 AM

MANILA, Feb. 3, 2011— At least two Catholic bishops urged the people to rise up in a campaign of ‘civil disobedience’ against the reproductive health (RH) bill if it becomes a law.

December 20, 2010 01:56 AM

NAGA City, Dec. 18, 2010—In commemoration of the Tercentenary of the Devotion to Our Lady of Peñafrancia, the Archdiocese of Caceres has produced a film that is expected to promote a fresh perspective to appreciate the popular devotion and the Roman Catholic Church’s teachings on faith, hope and love.

December 20, 2010 01:52 AM

MANILA, Dec. 18, 2010—A Jesuit priest who is the president of the Ateneo de Naga University was cited by the Insular Life Assurance Co., Ltd. and the Philippine Jaycee Senate as one of The Outstanding Filipinos (TOFIL) for 2010.

December 20, 2010 01:31 AM

MANILA, Dec. 15, 2010— A catholic prelate has admitted that the youth have been sadly abandoned by institutions, including the Church.

November 16, 2010 02:21 AM

MANILA, Nov. 9, 2010—Caceres Archbishop Leonardo Z. Legaspi has cleared a member of the archdiocesan clergy from charges of molesting a teen-age boy in a local motel.

October 24, 2010 09:18 PM

MANILA, Oct. 17, 2010-Sorsogon Bishop Arturo Bastes has called for the halt of the Balocawe mining project, saying that mining in whatever way will only destroy the lives of the people.

September 26, 2010 05:53 PM

MANILA, Sept. 24, 2010-Sorsogon Bishop Arturo Bastes, SVD said he fully supports the campaign of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines against illegal gambling as he pledged to issue another pastoral statement for his diocese reiterating his commitment against the proliferation of the illegal numbers game.