Catholics usually visit 7 churches to pray, reflect, and honor the Blessed Sacrament during the Holy Week – this tradition is called Visita Iglesia. The visiting of churches is done to commemorate the suffering of Christ, as well as to
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.
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 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
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 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