NUESTRA SEÑORA

Manila Times - - Front Page -

The cen­turies- old ivory and wood im­age of Our Lady of La Naval stands on a bal­dachino be­fore the main al­tar of the Santo Domingo Church in Que­zon City. Thou­sands of Catholic devo­tees are ex­pected to join a grand pro­ces­sion late af­ter­noon to­day to mark the feast of La Naval de Manila, a tra­di­tion that be­gan fol­low­ing Span­ish Philip­pines’ 1646 naval vic­to­ries against Dutch in­vaders, which were at­trib­uted by ec­cle­si­as­tics to to di­vine in­ter­ven­tion.

PHOTO BY HAZEL GRACE S. POSADAS

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