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Naga River comes alive with faith of Bicol folk

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THOUSANDS of devotees join the fluvial procession of Our Lady of Peñafrancia going to Basilica Minore of Nuestra Señora de Peñafrancia, patroness of Bicolandia, on  Naga River in Naga City on Saturday. NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

NAGA CITY—Amid a slight rain on Saturday, thousands paid homage to Our Lady of Peñafrancia, fondly called “Ina,” in a fluvial procession that culminated the weeklong feast in honor of Bicol’s beloved patroness.   The image of Ina wound through three major streets from Naga Metropolitan Cathedral to Naga River in Barangay Tabuco where the  [...]

Posted: September 16th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Novena for Peñafrancia starts today

Novena Masses for the Our Lady of Peñafrancia, patroness of Bicolandia, will begin today at 6:15 p.m. at the Capitol Parish Church on Escario Street, Cebu City.

Posted: September 14th, 2012 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Naga misses a beloved ‘voyador’

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FORMER Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo joined the fluvial procession of the Our Lady of Peñafrancia in Naga River in Camarines Sur on Sept. 18, 2010. NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

As devotees praying the rosary wound up in Plaza de Covarrubias at the Shrine of the Our Lady of Peñafrancia in Naga City on Friday, Andrew Zaño, 29, slouched on the ground, dressed up as a voyador as how the menfolk participating in the procession of the Virgin Mary are called. Zaño wore a yellow [...]

Posted: September 12th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Transfer of Ina ushers in Peñafrancia fiesta

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With thousands of male devotees called voyadores bringing the image of the Our Lady of Peñafrancia from its home, Basilica Minore, to Naga Metropolitan Cathedral in a 3-kilometer procession called traslacion, the nine-day religious fiesta of the Bicol patroness was ushered in on Friday to reenact a tradition that started 302 years ago.

Posted: September 8th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

This time, Robredo won’t be around for ‘Peñafrancia’ feast

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The man who was known as Naga’s longest serving mayor won’t be around when the image of the Our Lady of Peñafrancia is carried through the city next month.

Posted: August 22nd, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Crusade for Our Lady of Peñafrancia’s 3M rosaries goes to Manila

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Our Lady of Peñafrancia. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Aboard the iconic Bicol train of the Philippine National Railways (PNR), the image of Our Lady of Peñafrancia or “Ina” to the devotees of the Bicol patroness journeyed at 7 a.m. on Sunday to Manila to visit parishes and campaign for the completion of three million rosaries for distribution to elementary school children.

Posted: May 13th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Ina’ to take Pilgrim Train to Metro, PDI

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Our Lady of Peñafrancia. Photo from Facebook page

As Filipinos mark Mother’s Day on Sunday, the image of Bicol’s famed “Ina,” the Our Lady of Peñafrancia, will begin a voyage on a pilgrim train to various Metro Manila parishes, including the Philippine Daily Inquirer.

Posted: May 13th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Archbishop still serving past retirement age

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Now 76, Archbishop Leonardo Z. Legaspi is one year past the mandatory retirement age for bishops. As of Wednesday, he is still clueless as to who the Vatican would name as his successor as bishop of the Archdiocese of Caceres, a post which he has served in the last 28 years.

Posted: February 9th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Queenly vest for Bicol’s ‘Ina’

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THE TERCENTENARY vest is the most precious among the vests worn by the original 300-year-old image of the Our Lady of Penafrancia. It was donated by business tycoon Manny Pangilinan and lawyer Paul Guico. JUAN ESCANDOR JR.

NAGA CITY—The image of Bicolandia’s patroness, Our Lady of Peñafrancia, is a little more than a foot high but appears radiant like a queen in a glittering vest made of special fabrics sewn with real silver and gold threads. The handcrafted vest, worn during the celebration of the 300-year devotion to “Ina” that culminated in [...]

Posted: September 7th, 2011 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Saving a river flowing through Bicol’s heart

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When the Naga River overflowed at the height of Typhoon “Bebeng’s” fury, 22 of the 27 barangays of Naga City in Camarines Sur were flooded, forcing more than a thousand families to seek shelter and surcease in strategically located evacuation centers in this heartland of Bicol. Bane or boon, the river has been inextricably intertwined [...]

Posted: June 16th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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