My work

Here are some of the articles I’ve written for other publications.

Panels stolen from Cebu church surface in National Museum; Cebuanos want them back
Panels allegedly stolen in the 1980s from the heritage church of Boljoon resurfaced after they were donated by Unionbank CEO Edwin Bautista to the National Museum
Cebu LGUs doled out P120M ‘ayuda’ to ineligible beneficiaries – COA
Of Cebu’s 44 towns and nine cities, 39 were flagged as having released cash assistance to ineligible beneficiaries
Lapulapu was ready to submit to Spain, but local politics got in the way • PhilSTAR Life
A lesser-known Lapulapu statue in Cebu has been blamed for the deaths of local officials • PhilSTAR Life
Baliw Baliw Festival In Olango Island, Cebu
Residents of a barangay in Olango Island in Cebu celebrate the Baliw Baliw festival in honor of San Vicente, their patron saint.
In This Small Chapel, Believers Pray for Divine Justice to ‘San Antonio Way Kaluoy’
Believers flock to the chapel in Sibulan, Negros Oriental where there is an image of San Antonio Way Kaluoy, or the saint “without mercy,” to pray for lost things or lost people. But others ask for more sinister requests.
In southern Cebu, devotees still sing old version of Santo Niño gozos
The gozos in Boljoon still contains the words printed in the old novena booklets published in 1908 and even as far back as 1858 and accessible in the archives of the National Library of Spain
For young Catholics in Cebu, Traditional Latin Mass deepens faith
‘It gives us the silence, (the break) from the 24/7 noise that we experience the rest of the week,’ Pio Fulache-Antiquina says of attending a Traditional Latin Mass
Disaster response program brings online education to island barangay in Cebu
A reengineering of a disaster response project will finally bring online learning to the barangay’s 537 students
Don’t rush division of Cebu archdiocese, say several priests 
The Cebu archdiocese will encounter problems if they approach the move as a legacy for Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma with a target date, says a parish priest in Buhisan, Cebu City
Breakup of Cebu Archdiocese: Pastoral efficiency, weaker prophetic voice?
Geographical proximity improves the quality and pace of pastoral duties, but the faithful also fear the weakening of the Church’s ‘gravitas’ during social crises
COA calls out Cebu town over repeated failure to submit financial documents
COA says the Cordova town government’s non-submission of its financial documents violated the Government Auditing Code
COA roasts Cebu town government over 207 lechon purchases
(1st UPDATE) The audit report shows that 102 lechons were bought between January to June 2022, when Tourism Secretary Christina Frasco was Liloan’s mayor
P3.15 million spent on fiesta ‘wasteful,’ COA tells Cebu town
Government auditors say funds were spent for the 2022 Malabuyoc Town Fiesta without ‘regard to economy and prudence’