DSWD deploys personnel for Int’l Eucharistic Congress

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on DSWD deploys personnel for Int’l Eucharistic Congress 

MANILA, Jan. 22 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Friday said its field office in Region VII will deploy personnel to help respond in emergency situations during the weeklong celebration of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) from January 24 to 31 in Cebu.

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Devoted to the Black Nazarene

January 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Devoted to the Black Nazarene 

160110144420Left photo shows young and old devotees taking a power nap while waiting for the start of the procession of the Black Nazarene from the Quirino Grandstand in Manila’s Rizal Park back to the Quiapo Church on Saturday (Jan. 9, 2016). Shown in right photo is a group of young men and children carrying a replica of the revered image of the Black Nazarene. (PNA photos by Joey O. Razon)
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Different facial expressions of devotees during the 2016 ‘Traslacion’ of the Black Nazarene

January 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Different facial expressions of devotees during the 2016 ‘Traslacion’ of the Black Nazarene 

160110143735Photo shows varying facial expressions of devotees who are eager to hold the rope during the 2016 “Traslacion” or the transferring of the revered image of the Black Nazarene from the Quirino Grandstand in Manila to the Quiapo Church on Saturday (Jan. 9, 2016). (PNA photo by Joey O. Razon)
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Devotees line up to kiss the Image of the Black Nazarene

January 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Devotees line up to kiss the Image of the Black Nazarene 

160101130118Despite slight rains, devotees line up patiently to kiss the revered Image of the Black Nazarene at the Quiapo Church on New Year’s Day (Jan. 1, 2016). (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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Devotees flock at the Manila Cathedral during the Mass and Traditional Washing of the Feet

April 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Devotees flock at the Manila Cathedral during the Mass and Traditional Washing of the Feet 

150402193135Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle reminds Filipino Catholics to return to delivering service to their fellowmen out of love during the Mass and Traditional Washing of the Feet at the Manila Cathedral on Maundy Thursday (April 2, 2015). Tagle washed and kissed the feet of 12 laymen, including a church minister, a devotee of the Black Nazarene and a person with disability. (PNA photos by Avito C. Dalan)
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Cellphone signals jammed during Pope Francis’ visit to PHL

January 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cellphone signals jammed during Pope Francis’ visit to PHL 

MANILA, Jan. 16 — For security reasons, cellular phone signals of telecommunication companies (telcos) are jammed during the state and pontifical visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines on Jan. 15-19, 2015.

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Pasay mayor ask for discipline during Papal visit, PNP follow regulations

January 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pasay mayor ask for discipline during Papal visit, PNP follow regulations 

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, Jan 11 (PNA) — Pasay City Mayor Antonino Calixto on Sunday called on both residents and visitors of Pasay to practice restraint and discipline during Pope Francis’ historic five-day visit to the Philippines.

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Hundreds of thousands devotees line up the streets to await the Procession of the Black Nazarene

January 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Hundreds of thousands devotees line up the streets to await the Procession of the Black Nazarene 

150109220719Hundreds of thousands devotees line up the streets of Manila to await the Procession of the Black Nazarene on Friday (Jan. 9, 2015). Photo shows the crowd along Escolta St., Binondo, Manila as the Black Nazarene passes on its way back to Quiapo Church. (PNA photo by Oliver Marquez)

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Vigil for ‘Black Nazarene’ in CDO starts

January 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Vigil for ‘Black Nazarene’ in CDO starts 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Jan. 8 -– Devotees of the “Black Nazarene” have started their vigil Thursday at the sprawling Don Gregorio Pelaez sports complex here, organizers said.

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Public and private hospitals in Manila ready for possible emergency cases during the Black Nazarene procession –DOH

January 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Public and private hospitals in Manila ready for possible emergency cases during the Black Nazarene procession –DOH 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Jan. 8 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) assured on Thursday that government and private hospitals in Manila are ready to accommodate devotees who may get ill or hurt during the annual procession of the Black Nazarene on Friday.

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