News about 'Holy Week'

Mar 29, 2012

Palm Sunday: Christians Prepare for Holy Week, San Fernando Expects Thousands of Visitors to Witness Reenactment of Christ’s Agony

Palm Sunday: Christians Prepare for Holy Week, San Fernando Expects Thousands of Visitors to Witness Reenactment of Christ’s Agony
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The Holy Week starts with Palm Sunday, which is observed by Christians as the entry of Jesus Christ to the City of Jerusalem generations ago. Christians all over the world prepare for the Holy Week through fasting, penitence, fulfilling the sacraments, reflections, offering the Way of the Cross and celebrating mass and the Seven Last Words.


Apr 17, 2011

Palm Sunday 2011: Holy Week Begins, Actual Crucifixion Scheduled in Pampanga

Palm Sunday 2011: Holy Week Begins, Actual Crucifixion Scheduled in Pampanga
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Palm Sunday is the beginning of Holy Week, which Catholics all over the world observe. An actual crucifixion – Kalbaryo (Calvary) is scheduled to happen on Friday, April 22, 2011 at San Pedro Cutud in the City of San Fernando, Pampanga, Philippines. The Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) is re-enacted with the participants in complete costumes.


Apr 15, 2011

BDO To Undergo Nationwide Systems Upgrade On Holy Week; Upgrade Schedule Announced

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BDO Logo Image Credit: BDO Philippines – BDO Unibank, Inc. (BDO) will have a nationwide systems upgrade during the Holy Week, from April 20 to April 23, to further improve its service. In a digital mail sent by BDO to its customers on April 14, 2011 via their internet banking facility, clients are advised to […]


Mar 10, 2011

Ash Wednesday Fasting is Observed by Millions of Catholics All Over The World

Ash Wednesday Fasting is Observed by Millions of Catholics All Over The World
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Ash Wednesday fasting marks the start of the Holy Week as millions of Catholics observe this religious ritual all over the world. Ash Wednesday fasting rules include not eating meat and eating only small meals twice a day.