Visita Iglesia on Maundy Thursday

Holy week is a season for sacrifices, reflections and traditions.

Here in our country, aside from the Holy Mass commemorating The Last Supper (with reenactments of the washing of the feet), people on Holy Thursdays participate in Visita Iglesia activities – praying the Stations of the Cross in fourteen different churches (for some – seven churches).

This Holy Thursday, together with my wife and friends, we traversed the cities of Makati, Pasay and Manila for our Visita Iglesia. The experience was tiring but there was no reason to complain, our sacrifice was a small one compared to what others embarked.

Our main purpose was to pray the Stations of the Cross, but I decided to take some sidesteps by bringing my camera along and having some photos/memorabilia of the event.

St. Alphonsus Parish Church - Magallanes, Makati City

St. Peter and Paul Parish Church, Makati City

at the Parish of Sacred Heart of Jesus, San Antonio Village, Makati City

Redemptorist Church, Baclaran

Manila Cathedral

San Agustin Church - Intramuros, Manila

Shrine of Jesus The Way The Truth And The Life Parish - Pasay City

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4 thoughts on “Visita Iglesia on Maundy Thursday

  1. i have almost memorized the ins and outs of metro manila because of visita iglesia. i and the rest of my family used to tag along with our mom who had devotion every holy week to visit 30 churches within the metro. we got used to this (pinoy) family tradition but gradually declined the number to 7 and even less as the years go by. but this year, we just observed my in-law’s tradition of pabasa.

    your photos are raw but inspiring.
    have a happy & blessed easter!
    God bless us more.

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