Posted Jan 09, 2013By
The annual procession of the Black Nazarene is becoming a tourist attraction and in celebration of its feast day Wednesday Jan. 9, 2013 in Manila, Philippines turned raucous.(AP, wikipedia)
The Black Nazarene is a life-sized, dark wooden sculpture of Jesus Christ carrying the cross, believed to be miraculous by many Filipino Catholics.
Originally with fair complexion, it turned dark after it survived a burning ship on its arrival from Mexico. The image is currently in the Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila, Philippines, where it is venerated weekly with Friday Novena Masses. There are also three annual processions associated with this icon, most notably on January 9, celebrating its transfer and enshrinement in the present Basilica, and is attended by several million devotees.
[insertSlideshowjava xml="http://nhregister.slideshowpro.com/images.php?album=371814" api="newhaven"]
(Photographs by Peter Hvizdak – New Haven Register) A local institution, the beloved Ferraro’s Market o
"Birdman" squawked loudest in the Golden Globes nominations, flying away with a leading seven nods including best p
Chicken breast stuffed with spinach, Fontina cheese and pancetta and served with a shitake mushroom cognac sauce ov
Models fill the runways, launching China Fashion Week in Beijing. Held twice annually, the Fashion Week showcases t
Frank Apuzzo shows how to make Sicilian cannolis step by step at Pastry Fusions Pastry & Donuts in North Branfo
(Photographs by Peter Hvizdak – New Haven Register) Newtown Kindness holds its second annual Therapy/Comfort