Holy Week CDO Malls/Stores Schedules

It’s Holy Tuesday and people have begun settling down and preparing for the Holy Week festivities. While some prefer to stay home with families, others will be going out of town or somewhere else for the holidays. For many, this is the only time they can spend with loved ones without worrying about work and other things that normally occupy their day-to-day routine. For those who are […]

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Holy Week Superstitious Beliefs You Probably Heard From Your Grandparents

Holy Week is just around the corner. It’s that time of the year when Filipinos recall and relive the last few hours of Jesus’ life before He was nailed to the cross. It’s also considered the most solemn of all Catholic celebrations. Some of the most common traditions are the Visita Iglesia (usually done on Maundy Thursday), the Stations of the Cross, the Washing of the Feet, […]

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Camiguin: A Holy Week Tradition

For years, my sister and I spent the Holy Week in Mambajao, Camiguin with cousins. We would ride the ferry (“lantsa”) to Camiguin very early on Palm Sunday. I don’t remember exactly when it started becoming a regular thing, I just remember that we were already doing it back in the late 70s, when I […]

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