Articles in the category Religion (21)

Chinese New Year is an important traditional Chinese holiday celebrated at the turn of the Chinese calendar. In China, it is also known as the Spring Festival, the literal translation of the modern Chinese name. Chinese New Year celebrations traditionally run from Chinese New Year’s Eve, the last day of the last month of the Chinese calendar.
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Published on 18/01/2019 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Culture, Entertainment, News and Events, Religion
Tags: China, Chinese New Year
On behalf of the Ateneo Community especially the Ateneo Art Gallery and Ateneo Fine Arts, we would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the late National Artist Napoleon “Billy” Abueva—his wife Dr. Cherry and their children, Mulawin, Amihan, and Duero along with their in-laws and grandchildren.
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Published on 11/05/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Arts, Culture, Religion
Tags: Ateneo, gallery, religious, Sculptures
The Black Nazarene, known to devotees in Spanish as Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno is a life-sized, dark wooden sculpture of Jesus Christ carrying the cross, believed to be miraculous by many Filipino Catholics. Originally with fair complexion, it turned dark after it survived a burning ship on its arrival from Mexico. The image is currently in the Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila, Philippines, where it is venerated weekly with Friday Novena Masses.
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Published on 10/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Culture, Religion
Tags: Black, Miraculous, Nazarene
Because of more than three hundred years of Spanish colonization, our country has become one of the most Christianized countries in the world. It is seen through the different colonial churches that were built during Spanish era. St. Augustine Church in Paoay is one of the churches that designate the deep faith of many Filipinos.
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Published on 09/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, History, Religion
Tags: Church, Paoay, St.Augustine
Basilica de San Martin de Tours, is a Minor Basilica located in Taal, Batangas. It is claimed as the largest church in the Philippines and in South East Asia. This church is 96 meters long and 45 meters wide. Local people celebrate the day of their patron saint, San Martin de Tours, every November 11. It is the time that the townspeople honor and acknowledge their patron saint.
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Published on 09/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, History, Religion
Tags: Basilica, Batangas City, Taal
Batanes, also called as the home of the winds, is a place where one can truly feel God’s whisper. It is a place where beauty and tranquility meets. The province of Batanes houses several churches that one can religiously fall in love. One of the churches that you should not miss upon going to Batanes is the Mt. Carmel Church which is popularly known as Tukon Chapel.
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Published on 07/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Culture, Documentary, Religion
Tags: Chape, Mt.Carmel, Tukon
In the Philippines, where more than 86% are Christians, it has been a tradition for devotees to do Visita Iglesia during Maundy Thursday. The practice is to visit at least seven churches and recite the Stations of the Cross in the churches to be visited. Others would visit fourteen churches to complete the fourteen stations.
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Published on 04/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Culture, Religion, Travel
Tags: Batangas City, churches, Visita Iglesia
Exploring the magnificent Monte Cueva wasn’t part of my agenda when I visited the city of Maasin. While I’ve already done my homework and read blogs about it, I really wasn’t expecting that I would have the chance to see the Monte Cueva de la Virgen Shrine in person. With so little time for fun and adventure, I thought I would just be dropping by Maasin to attend a novena, and head back to Cebu.
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Published on 04/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Religion, Travel
Tags: Cave Chapel, Maasin, Monte Cueva