Palma to Catholics: Reflect this Lent than going to the beach, please

CEBU CITY - Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma is asking Catholic faithful to reflect and attend religious activities during the Holy Week instead of going to the beach for a vacation. He said the Holy Week, which starts with Palm Sunday, is the best time to renew one's relationship with God and reflect on the sacrifice and love of the Lord. "There are 52 weeks in a year, and only one week when we are called to commemorate the passion, death and resurrection of the Lord," said Palma in an interview. The Holy Week is supposed to be the most somber period of the liturgical calendar leading up to the joy of Easter Sunday. "If you intend to go on vacation, please do it after the Holy...

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