Big Crowd at the 40th Grand Marian Procession in Intramuros

Big crowd attended the 40th grand marian procession within intramuros. This year also marked the ruby anniversary of the parade and procession.

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devotees from Piat, Cagayan province

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Nuestra Señora de Piat with devotees in colorful floral costumes. We visited few months ago the Minor Basilica of Piat in Cagayan province.

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There were at least 120 Marian images, canonical and venerated images of the blessed virgin mary. Delegates come from different parts of the country. Some traveled from as far as Cagayan, Quezon, Laguna, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Batangas, Tarlac, Pampanga, Bataan, Cavite, Zambales, Camarines Norte, Aurora and La Union provinces.

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There were also large contingent from different Metro Manila parishes and foreign tourists.

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We organized a small tour and went early at around past 2:00pm, Met a lot of marian devotees, heritage advocates and friends along the parade route.

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Nuestra Señora Delas Flores owned by Mrs. Imelda Ongsiako Cojuangco

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local band from Pangil, Laguna province

40th Marian Procession

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The marian carriages were lined along the old Intendencia or Custom House, Plaza de España, Andres Soriano avenue and Plaza Roma.

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order of procession

There is an information counter near the BIR building along Andres Soriano Avenue which provided some clues on the parade routes.

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participants from Bulakan, Bulacan province

These are the participants and devotees from Bulakan, Bulacan province. They gave some suman and bottled water to us while walking.

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devotees

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Nuestra Señora dela Leche y Buen Parto

Nuestra Señora dela Leche y Buen Parto image first time debut in the grand marian procession. Devotees also gave away some estampitas to visitors.

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Nuestra Señora de Porta Vaga de Manila- the processional carriage had thousands of yellow dancing lady orchids or oncidiums arrangement.

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devotees from Laguna

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Nuestra Señora Inmaculada Concepción de Salambáo

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participants in colorful terno

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Immaculada Corazon de Maria

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devotees from Bulacan province

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Nuestra Señora dela Paz ( Apung Maria de Manila )

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Our Lady of Sorrows

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students and nuns

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Maria Mananabang Sang Mga Kristianos from Capiz province

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Nuestra Señora del Pilar de Imus

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Mary Mediatrix of All Graces

Devotees from Batangas gave away estampitas, devotional booklet to the early birds. Most of the devotees came from Lipa and nearby towns of Batangas.

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devotees from San Fernando , Pampanga sell some handmade scapular

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Plaza Roma and Manila Cathedral Basilica

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Nuestra Señora Delas Saleras from Nueva Ecija province

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marian images

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Nuestra Señora Virgen de Mar Cautiva from Santo Tomas La Union province

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ladies in traje de mestiza

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devotees in colorful balintawak dress

The mood is very festive and processional carriages bedeck with flower arrangements, fruits, vegetables and live plants.

Veritas 17th Marian Healing Exhibit at Shangri-La Plaza

70 Marian images, statues, photos, writings of healing from Saint Padre Pio and about half a dozen relics from different saints were on display at the Radyo Veritas Marian healing exhibition dubbed ” Mary and Saints in the Year of the Youth” 2019.

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17th Veritas Marian Healing Exhibit

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Saint Padre Pio Pietrelcina

17th Marian Healing Exhibit with Saints features canonically crowned, popular venerated images of Mary from various parts of the country.

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La Divina Pastora of Gapan, Nueva Ecija

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Radyo Veritas community booth

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Nuestra Señora del Pilar/ Our Lady of the Pillar de Zaragoza

camarera: Nolan Angeles

This includes Our Lady of Antipolo, Our Lady of Lourdes, Our Lady of Manaoag, Our Lady of Fatima, La Divina Pastora, Nuestra Señora de Guia and Birhen Sang Barangay/ Our Lady of the Barangay. 

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Bambina Maria

camarera  :  Benjie Antonio

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Birhen Sang Barangay or Our Lady of the Barangay

camaera: Chester Remot

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La Pieta

camarera: Pencil Diestra

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Our Lady of La Sallete

camarera: Armand de Jesus

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Nuestra Señora de Candelaria

camarera: Mark Davesaan

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Our Lady of Turumba

camarera: Edwin Lopez

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Nuestra Señora Paz y Buenviaje

camarera : Mr. Jeff Fernando

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Our Lady of Lourdes

camarera: Father Jojo Zerrudo

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Immaculada de Marikina

camarera: Jomai Josef

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Impung Maria

camaera: Marlon Dionisio

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Our Lady of Deliverance Empress of China

camarera: Jhaybee Marcelino

The Catholic Bishop’s Conference of the Philippines has set 2019 as the Year of the Youth as part of the nine-year preparation period for the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the arrival of Christianity in the Philippines in 2021.

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Schedule

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The exhibit is free and open to public during mall hours Monday -Thursday 11:00 am to 9:00pm, Friday 11:00 am to 10:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am to 10:00 pm, Sunday 10:00 am to 9:00 pm For inquiries, call Ms. Renee Jose at (02) 925-7932 to 39 local 129.

17th Marian exhibition opened last August 15 and will run until September 13 at 3rd floor Shangri-La Plaza Mall in Mandaluyong City.

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