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Heritage Series: Visita Iglesia in Sta. Ana Church, Pampanga

Posted on September 25, 2016

Tradition dictates that in Visita Iglesia (Church Visitation), one has to complete the 14 Stations of the Cross – the commemoration of Jesus Christ’s last day on Earth – in seven churches. Prayers and personal intentions may be murmured after finishing each Station of the Cross. This age-old Filipino custom, believed to have originated in Rome, is certainly worth preserving, not just to strengthen faith but also to teach both young and old to appreciate art and history. Maundy ThursdayRead More

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