On “Black Saturday,” preparations are made for the late-night Easter vigil at church. There, the Gloria is sung, and some call it “Glorious Saturday.” In some places, an effigy of Judas is hung and burned up, though sometimes, he is blown to pieces by firecrackers. At midnight, the fasting and mourning ends because it is finally the day on which Christ arose from the grave in victory.
A 4am on Easter Morning, a ceremony commemorates the meeting of Mary and Jesus after the Resurrection. The black-veiled image of Mary is unveiled by one or more people dressed up like angels, and sometimes, the veil is tied to balloons or a dove to be carried away in the air. The image of Christ also is unveiled, and flowers and confetti fall down on the statues of both Mary and Jesus. Bells ring and fireworks explode in the sky. Legend has it, however, that if the veil is removed only with difficulty, bad luck will accompany the year to come.
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Join the 7th Bisikleta Iglesia: Dasal at Padyak Para sa Pagbangon ng Batangas this coming April 04, 2020, 5 am at LimaPark Hotel as the assembly point and will proceed to The Outlets at 6:30 am.
Bisikleta Iglesia will be visiting the following churches including Sto. Niño Parish Church, Marawoy; Our Lady of Lourdes Chapel, Bulacnin; Our Lady of Fatima Chapel, Balete; Sacred Heart of Jesus Chapel, Marian Orchard, Balete; Nuestra Señora dela Paz y Buen Viaje Parish Church, Balete; Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel, Marian Orchard, Balete and Metropolitan Cathedral of San Sebastian, Lipa.
Part of the proceeds would go to the areas affected by the Taal Eruption.
Free Commemorative shirt Bisikleta Iglesia Jersey for first 100 to register. Lots of raffle prizes await joiners! Registration fee is Php 499 nett inclusive of breakfast and lunch.
Check out the Biggest Travel, Trade, and Lifestyle Expo in Lipa City! 3-industries-in-1-Expo presented by Infinite Productions. This coming May 30-31, 2020 at The Outlets at Lipa.
For more details regarding this EXPO, contact the ff:
0917 533 5035 | 0933 879 3103
Balayan Batangas Founding Anniversary on December 08, 2020.
Padre Garcia, Batangas Foundation Day December 01, 2020
Batangas Province Founding Anniversary December 08, 2020
Celebration of Padre Garcia’s Kabakahan Festival 2020 on December 1, 2020.
Celebration of Fiesta De Los Toros at Nasugbu, Batangas on December 1-3, 2020.
San Juan, Batangas Founding Anniversary December 12, 2020
Calatagan, Batangas Founding Anniversary December 16, 2020
Sta. Teresita, Batangas Founding Anniversary December 29, 2020
Online celebration of 172nd Founding Anniversary of San Juan, Batangas and Lambayok Festival on December 12, 2020.
December 01, 2020 Danilo Atienza 31st Death Anniversary Commemoration – Batangas Province
December 05, 2020 Teodoro Kalaw 80th Death Anniversary Commemoration
December 10, 2020 Maria Katigbak 28th Death Anniversary Commemoration
Calatagan, Batangas’ celebration of Kinuyog Festival 2020 on December 16, 2020.
Maundy Thursday is the start of the main Easter celebrations in the Philippines, which is part of the larger Holy Week celebrations. According to Biblical tradition, Jesus was crucified on the Cross on a Friday (hence, “Good Friday”), and Maundy Thursday commemorates the events leading up to the Crucifixion.
Maundy (also known as the “Washing of the Feet”) is a religious rite. A re-enactment of the Lord’s Supper and Jesus washing his disciples’ feet are often observed on this day. Filipinos traditionally visit either seven or 14 churches (this tradition is called visita iglesia or “to visit churches”) where this re-enactment is held.
The New Year is a celebration of the end and beginning of a year based on the lunar calendar. The holiday celebrates the events of the past year, while ushering in good fortune for the upcoming year. The lunar New Year celebrations in the Philippines are approached with the same exciting outlook as they are in Mainland China.
The EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary occurs every 25 February in the Philippines. It commemorates the peaceful demonstrations that occurred in 1986 and led to the overthrow of the corrupt rule of President Ferdinand Marcos.