MANILA—The annual Traslación of the image of Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno showcased the fervent faith of the Filipino devotees to Jesus Chirst. Traslación was a commemoration of the transfer of the image of the Black Nazarene from the Augustinian Recollect church of San Nicolas de Tolentino in Intramuros, Manila to its present shrine in Quiapo,…

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MANILA– Some members of the Sebastinian Community had their PANATA 2019 to the Poong Nazareno, not by joining the annual Traslacion, but by voluntarily cleaning the areas surrounding the San Sebastian College – Recoletos, Manila. Fr. Tony Limchaypo, OAR, VP for Student Welfare, led the group in the said activity which started around 5:00 am.…

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MANILA—A retired UP professor and full-bloodied Church historian, Prof. Emmanuel Luis A. Romanillos has written an article—and published yesterday the “Part I” of which in his Facebook account—that rebuts the several points brought out by Audrey B. Morallo and Lito B. Zulueta in their essay, “Myths and Miracles of the Nazareno de Quiapo,” that saw…

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Provincial Curia, QUEZON CITY—“We are all missionaries…” These were the words of Fray Dionisio Selma, OAR, Prior Provincial, during the send-off Mass for two new and young missionaries to Sierra Leone. As the Catholic Church in the Philippines celebrates the Feast of the Black Nazarene, an image brought to the Philippines by Augustinian Recollect missionaries…

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Translated by Fray Hubert Dunstan Decena, OAR Lk. 3:15-16, 21-22 A. Invoking the Holy Spirit We invoke the Holy Spirit using the words of St. Augustine.          Come, Holy Spirit, by whom every devout soul, who believe in Christ, is sanctified to become a citizen of the City of God! (en. Ps. 45:8) Come, Holy…

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MANILA–Part of the celebration of the Traslacion 2019, the image of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel de San Sebastian will meet the image of Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno, or the Black Nazarene, as the procession passes through San Sebastian Basilica. This is one of the highlights of the Traslacion, the meeting of the two venerated…

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