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Photos: Religious procession of image of Cebu’s ‘Nuestra Señora de Regla’

The celebration of the "feast" of the image every 21st of November usually attracts thousands of devotees in the central Philippines

Photos: Solemnity of Our Lady of Peñafrancia

A much-awaited fluvial procession was held on September 17, in Naga City, to mark the “Solemnity of Our Lady of Peñafrancia”

Photos: ‘Nuestra Señora de Peñafrancia’

The Nuestra Señora de Peñafrancia is believed to be a miraculous image of the Virgin Mary that is venerated in Naga City since 1710.

Photos: Celebrating faith in a southern Philippine town

The sleepy little town of Dapitan in the southern Philippines comes to life every 24th of July to celebrate their faith

Photos: ‘Taong Putik’: Filipino farmers express faith the ‘muddy’ way

People wake up before sunrise, cover their bodies with mud from the surrounding rice fields, and their faces with dried leaves

Photos: ‘Penitensya’ (A Holy Week devotion in the Philippines)

Penitents consider these acts to be mortification of the flesh to ask forgiveness for sins, to fulfil a vow, or to express gratitude

Photos: Faithful in Philippines’ Bulacan province ‘arrest’ Jesus

Self-flagellations and crucifixions are some of the popular forms of rituals that Filipino Catholics participate in during the Holy Week

Photos: Philippines’ devotion to ‘Black Nazarene’ through the years

There used to be a myriad of stories during the celebration of the “feast” of the Black Nazarene in Manila every January 9

The Black Nazarene and the Filipinos’ quest for resurrection

The Black Nazarene devotion is perhaps one of the Philippines' most predominantly working-class Catholic devotions

Filipino devotion to ‘Black Nazarene’ getting stronger, more challenging amid pandemic

This year, there will be no sea of bodies of devotees of the Black Nazarene who would usually flood Manila's Quiapo district

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