Today is the Feast of the Black Nazarene

Today is the Feast of the Black Nazarene, January 09, 2015, Friday,

Every January 9 at Quipo Church in Manila, The Black Nazarene, a life-sized statue of Christ is carried through town by barefooted men yelling, “Viva Señor, while huge crowd tries to touch the statue. Devotees have been flocking to Quiapo this week for the yearly feast of their patron, whose image is believed to have miraculous powers. The image was brought to Quirino Grandstand Thursday for an overnight vigil, then will be returned to Quiapo Church via the yearly procession called Traslacion on Friday.

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