7 Pilgrim Churches in Manila Near The Airport

7 Pilgrim Churches in Manila Near The Airport

This summer, aside from being one of the hottest destination in Southeast Asia for all things fun and beach, the culture-rich Philippines is also known as one of the best places for Catholic pilgrims and religious travelers especially during lent.

The Five Holy Doors of Mercy in Manila

The Five Holy Doors of Mercy in Manila

Holy Doors! It was a different kind of Visita Iglesia for us last Holy Thursday as we participated in this year’s Holy Week campaign for the Jubilee Year of Mercy (Dec 2015 to Nov 2016) of the Roman Catholic Church

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

VISITA IGLESIA 2013

VISITA IGLESIA 2013

Our family’s Lenten commitment includes the Visita Iglesia during Maundy Thursday.  This year, instead of planning an itinerary for the usual seven churches, we decided to just visit the Churches in and near the Paco area.  We were able to

VISITA IGLESIA 2012

2012 – Maundy Thursday this year falls on April 5.  Our usual activity during this day of the year is to go and visit Churches while doing the ‘way of the cross.’  Last year we were able to complete all

Visita Iglesia 2011

VISITA IGLESIA 2011 It’s been a yearly tradition for all Catholic Filipinos to conduct a pilgrimage while doing the Via Crucis or the Way of the Cross (Station of the Cross). This tradition have evolved in many forms.  It started

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