Diocese of Dumaguete mourns death of priest

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Diocese of Dumaguete mourns death of priest 

DUMAGUETE CITY, May 11 -– The Diocese of Dumaguete, headed by Bishop Julito Cortes, is in a state of mourning over the death of a priest assigned to the St. Augustine Hippo Parish in Bacong, Negros Oriental.

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Bishop Cortes: Misa de Gallo focuses on Jubilee Year of Mercy

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Bishop Cortes: Misa de Gallo focuses on Jubilee Year of Mercy 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Dec. 16 -– Bishop Julito Cortes of the Diocese of Dumaguete has announced that this year’s celebration of the nine-day Misa de Gallo or Aguinaldo masses will be centered on the Jubilee Year of Mercy.

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Dumaguete prelate: Santacruzan not just pomp and pageantry but channel for catechism

June 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Dumaguete prelate: Santacruzan not just pomp and pageantry but channel for catechism 

DUMAGUETE CITY, June 1 — The yearly Santacruzan Festival held every month of May is not just a colorful religious festival to culminate the month-long Flores de Mayo activities but a venue for catechism, especially for the young, according to Dumaguete Bishop Julito Cortes.

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Prelate calls on priests to serve with mercy and compassion

April 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Prelate calls on priests to serve with mercy and compassion 

DUMAGUETE CITY, March 31 –- Bishop Julito B. Cortes of the Diocese of Dumaguete called on the clergy Tuesday to continue serving in their chosen vocation with ardor, never giving up even in the most trying times and be a light to others.

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Dumaguete prelate: Justice for the Fallen 44 but let peace process continue

February 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on Dumaguete prelate: Justice for the Fallen 44 but let peace process continue 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Feb. 5 -– The Most Rev. Julito B. Cortes, bishop of the Diocese of Dumaguete, highlights the need for the peace process between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to continue despite the clash that left 44 commandos of the Philippine National Police – Special Action Force (PNP SAF) dead in Maguindanao province last January 25.

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Bishop Cortes meets with religious congregations during World Day for Consecrated Life

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Bishop Cortes meets with religious congregations during World Day for Consecrated Life 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Feb. 2 – Bishop Julito B. Cortes of the Diocese of Dumaguete expressed his gratitude on Monday to the men and women of religious communities who have chosen to live a consecrated life as he stressed their important role in the Church.

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Bishop Cortes urges faithful: Pray for success of 51st International Eucharistic Congress in 2016

January 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Bishop Cortes urges faithful: Pray for success of 51st International Eucharistic Congress in 2016 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Jan. 26 –- The Most Rev. Julito B. Cortes, bishop of the Diocese of Dumaguete, has exhorted the Catholic faithful to pray for the success of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) scheduled in January 2016 in Cebu City, the Philippines.

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Dumaguete bishop: what are we to become after Pope Francis’ visit to the Philippines?

January 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Dumaguete bishop: what are we to become after Pope Francis’ visit to the Philippines? 

By Mary Judaline F. Partlow

DUMAGUETE CITY, Jan. 07 (PNA) – Bishop Julito Cortes of the Diocese of Dumaguete has emphasized in his New Year’s message the need for people to reflect on what they will become after the visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines next week.

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Franciscan nuns appeal for more donors for Dumaguete diocese’s feeding program

December 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on Franciscan nuns appeal for more donors for Dumaguete diocese’s feeding program 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Dec. 16 -– The Franciscan Sisters of the Poor assigned at the Diocese of Dumaguete are hopeful for more donors for the feeding program of the diocese which now has an increased number of beneficiaries each day.

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Anti-pork barrel signature campaign to highlight start of Simbang Gabi in Negros Oriental, Siquijor parishes

December 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on Anti-pork barrel signature campaign to highlight start of Simbang Gabi in Negros Oriental, Siquijor parishes 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Dec. 15 – The traditional nine-day novena masses or Simbang Gabi, which begins on Dec. 16, will be highlighted by massive signature campaigns at the different parishes of the Diocese of Dumaguete to show support to the People’s Initiative to scrap the pork barrel system.

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