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Over 148,000 at Quirino Grandstand hours before Traslacion

/ 11:32 PM January 08, 2020

LONG WAIT Devotees of the Black Nazarene gather at the Quirino Grandstand for the “pahalik.” (Photo by MARIANNE BERMUDEZ / Philippine Daily Inquirer)

MANILA, Philippines — Over 148,000 people are in Quirino Grandstand on late Wednesday night, hours before the start of the Traslacion, the Manila Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (MDRRMO) reported.

The MDRRMO said, as shared by the Manila Public Information Office (MPIO), that no untoward incidents have been reported at Quirino Grandstand as of 11:15 p.m.

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The annual religious procession of the Black Nazarene will begin at the Quirino Grandstand at around 5:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 9.

Meanwhile, the MDRRMO also reported that around 3,000 people were Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene, more commonly known as Quiapo Church.

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The day of the procession will start with a celebration of Holy Mass led by His Eminence Luis Antonio G. Cardinal Tagle as homilist and Rev. Msgr. Hernando Coronel as main presider at midnight.

A morning prayer will also be held at 5 a.m. to be followed by the procession.

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