Sta. Clara de Montefalco in Caniogan, Pasig City

Sta. Clara de Montefalco in Caniogan, Pasig City

STA. CLARA DE MONTEFALCO is one of the most well-known saints here in the Philippines. Also known as Saint Clare of the Cross, an Italian Augustinian Nun and Abbess who in her vision saw Christ who chose to entrust unto

National Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes in Quezon City

National Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes in Quezon City

After visiting the Shrine of the Our Lady of the Holy Rosary of La Naval de Manila or Santo Domingo Church in Quezon City, the next stop on my annual Good Friday pilgrimage is the National Shrine of the Our Lady

National Shrine of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary of La Naval de Manila

National Shrine of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary of La Naval de Manila

My Good Friday pilgrimage to religious sites near Mega Manila has become an annual personal tradition that started with my unplanned 2013 visit to the Shrine of the Divine Mercy in Marilao, Bulacan.  Followed by Regina RICA in Tanay, Rizal and

VIA CRUCIS 2014: A Penitential Walk For Good Weather

VIA CRUCIS 2014: A Penitential Walk For Good Weather

VIA CRUCIS is latin for the Way of The Cross.  It is a Catholic Holy Week tradition that commemorates the Passion of Jesus and held on Good Friday before 3 in the afternoon.  There are a total 14 stations and

PLACES: Divine Mercy National Shrine in Marilao, Bulacan

PLACES: Divine Mercy National Shrine in Marilao, Bulacan

Aside from the Lourdes Grotto in San Jose Del Monte, one of the known Catholic pilgrimage site in Bulacan is the National Shrine of the Divine Mercy located in Marilao. I visited the place on Good Friday and was surprised

HOLY WEEK Traditions in the Philippines

HOLY WEEK Traditions in the Philippines

LENT also known as Quadragesima or Quaresma is the 40 day period in the Catholic Litugical Year commemorating the Paschal Mystery (the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ). It is celebrated by many Christian denominations all around the globe

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