Beautiful Churches in Davao City, Holy Week special

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The Holy Week is a significant event in a Catholic’s life, especially a Filipino Catholic.  Holy week is the final week of the Lenten Season. This 2014, the Holy Week is celebrated from April 13 to April 19, excluding the Easter Sunday (20th of April).

Holy Week 2014 Schedule        

                 Sunday, April 13, 2014 – Palm Sunday

                Monday, April 14, 2014 – Holy Monday

                Tuesday, April 15, 2014 – Holy Tuesday

                Wednesday, April 16, 2014 – Holy Wednesday

                Thurs, April 17, 2014 – Maundy Thursday (National Holiday)

                Friday, April 18, 2014 – Good Friday (National Holiday)

                Saturday, April 19, 2014 – Black Saturday (National Holiday)

               

Among the popular activities in the Philippines and other Christian countries during Holy Week is the Visita Iglesia, done during the Maundy Thursday.  It is customary during this day to visit 7 different churches; some visit 14 churches that symbolize the 14 Stations of the Cross. Maundy Thursday also symbolizes the re-enactment of the Last Supper scene that depicts the last day before Jesus Christ was crucified on the cross.

 

Spend this long holiday weekend in a blessed and fruitful way. Here are 7 of the Beautiful Churches that you can visit in Davao City during the Holy Week:

Carmelite Church at J.P. Laurel Ave. Bajada, Davao City

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San Pedro Cathedral at San Pedro St., Davao City

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Sta. Ana Parish Church at Sta. Ana Ave., Davao City

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San Lorenzo Ruiz Parish at Talomo, Davao City  

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Our Lady of Lourdes at Davao Central Park subdivision, Bangkal, Davao City

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Holy Spirit Adoration Convent (Pink Sisters) at Bangkal, Diversion Rd., Davao City,

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St. Paul Parish at Juna Subd., Davao City

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Plan your route wisely! Have a blessed week! 

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