Guagua hosts Marian procession, exhibit
GUAGUA – The Immaculate Concepcion Parish here is hosting its annual Grand Marian Procession and Exhibit in celebration of the town’s Fiesta on December 8.
Camadero Mark del Rosario said that the procession was held yesterday evening at the town’s old processional route while the opening of the exhibit was held in the morning and will last until before the fiesta celebrations.
On display will be images coming from different art collectors depicting scenes from the biblical life of Mary and from popular tradition. The exhibit features the images of Mary under the titles and honors accorded by the Roman Catholic Church and the people and communities all over the world.
The images range from the events in the life of Mary both from the Bible and Roman Catholic tradition, as well as popular titles and representations unique to the Philippines.
As for the procession, images were brought in from different religious art enthusiasts from the different barangays here and neighboring parishes in Guagua, Sasmuan, and Bacolor for the event.
Del Rosario said that the event hopes to further popularize the different devotions to Mary and bring more Catholics to appreciate Marian devotions.