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Holy Week Observances Around The World, Marinduque Included

ABC News Specials ABC News, an international news company with headquarter in New York, USA, featured the Holy Week Observances Around the World and Marinduque, Philippines is one of those. Balmaseda, Spain Palm Sunday signals the start of Holy Week in the Christian religion. Festivals around the world celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. Here, a cast member in the role of Jesus performs a scene from the “Via Crucis” during Holy Week in the Basque town of Balmaseda, in northern Spain, on March 25, 2016. Segura…

Mga B’yahe ng Barko sa Marinduque, Tingnan

M/V Virgin Penafrancia habang nakadaong sa Balanacan Port, Mogpog MarinduquePhoto courtesy: Starhorse Shipping Lines Narito ang mga oras ng pag-alis at pagdating ng mga barko ng Starhorse Shipping Lines mula Marinduque patungong Lucena at vice versa ngayong Holy Week 2016. Ayon sa Starhorse Shipping Lines Facebook Account, walang biyahe sa araw ng Biyernes, Marso 25 simula ika-3 ng hapon hanggang gabi. Ang resume o balik ng biyahe ay sa umaga na ng Sabado, Marso 26. Ang Regular Rate ay 260, Student Fare-221, Senior Citizen Fare-186 at ang Half Fare (para…

Look: Behind the scenes of Marinduque’s Moriones Festival

Jhun Mazon helps her daughter Jhonnilyn dress up in Centurion garb. REUTERS Resident of Mogpog town in Marinduque prepare for the annual Moriones Festival, an annual recreation of the the life of Saint Longinus. Longinus was the half-blind centurion tasked with driving a spear into the side of Jesus. When Jesus’ blood touched him, Longinus’ vision returned. He then converted to Christianity and turned his back on his fellow centurions. Ella Mazon carries her Morion (mask) as she walks in an alley outside her house.REUTERS The weeklong festival started on…

Marinduque Best Place to Experience Lent in the Philippines

Moriones in Marinduque Marinduque is one of the best places to experience lent in the Philippines as posted in the Travel Blog with Toni. Among the other locations are Pampanga, Quiapo and Guimaras. Here are the list and description: 1. Marinduque Marinduque is a small heart-shaped island in the Southern Tagalog, which, coincidentally, is also in the center of the Philippines. Dubbed the “Lent Capital of the Philippines“, Marinduque welcomes thousands of tourists here during the Lenten holidays to experience religion and culture at the same time. On the first…