Holy Week traditions in the Philippines

Features Philippines Apr 13, 2017 at 3:00 pm

h17_18601681MANILA, Philippines – The Holy Week (or Mahal na Araw) features the story of Jesus Christ’s passion, death, and resurrection.

The different levels of devotion of the Catholic faithful are visible this week, as they reflect on the agony and sacrifice of the Son of God to deliver the world from sin.

Here’s a quick overview of rites and rituals during Holy Week in the Philippines.

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