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AND ALL THE ANGELS AND SAINTS · 1W ago

295. ALL ‘S FAIR IN LAL-LO, by Nancy T. Lu

By Nancy T.LuSunday Times Magazine, 28 Sept. 1968, p. 38-41Experienced collectors with a discriminating eye for genuine museum pieces are wont to spot them all over the archipelago whether be in some isolated, weather-beaten ruins, or in some unexplo...
AND ALL THE ANGELS AND SAINTS · 4W ago

294. VIRGEN DE GUADALUPE: From an Image on a Tilma to a Sculpted Santa

VIRGEN DE GUADALUPE, from the workshop of renown Kapampangan carver, Nick Lugue, 2002The apparitions of Our Lady of Guadalupe to a Catholic convert, Juan Diego, an Aztec Indian of Mexico, began in Tepeyac Hill in 1531. There, the 57-year old Juan was...
AND ALL THE ANGELS AND SAINTS · 1M ago

293. BARRIO SALUYSOY’S SANTO CRISTO AND SAN PEDRO: Then & Now

THE TWO SACRED IMAGES OF SALUYSOY, MEYCAUAYANIn the ancient barrio of Saluysoy, in Meycaua...
AND ALL THE ANGELS AND SAINTS · 1M ago

292. OLD PIECES FROM HEAVEN AND HELL: Luis Ma. Araneta’s Venerable Virgins

Text and Photostyling by Felice Sta. MariaPhotography by Ben Laxina, Originally appeared April-June 1980 issueCollecting is addicting: Luis Ma. Araneta started out as a young boy saving his father’s cigar bands and today owns among the finest assembl...
AND ALL THE ANGELS AND SAINTS · 2M ago

291. A SELECTION OF RESURRECCIONS

RESURRECCION. Photo courtesy of Mr. Leo Cloma Holy Week in the Philippines culminate in the pre-dawn Easter rite called “Salubong”—a pageant that dramatizes the reunion of the Risen Christ with His Blessed Mother. The religious figures are separatel...
AND ALL THE ANGELS AND SAINTS · 2M ago

290. MAHAL NA SEÑOR of Caingin, San Rafael, Bulacan

MAHAL NA SENOR. A 1953 replica image of theCrucified Christ of Caigin, after its blessing.Caingin is one of 34 barangays of San Rafael in Bulacan, in fact, one of the largest of the town. It is the home to the very old  Caingin visita (chapel), which...
AND ALL THE ANGELS AND SAINTS · 2M ago

289. COLLECTING ANTIQUE PHILIPPINE SANTOS THE HARD WAY

THE SANTO SEEKERS, Mario Mercado and Lorna Montilla.Condensed from the original article: "...
AND ALL THE ANGELS AND SAINTS · 3M ago

288. SANTO SIGHTINGS IN TIENDESITAS ON A RANDOM DAY, 2011

VINTAGE STA., VERONICA Processional Santa.When Tiendesitas, a shopping complex located within Frontera Verde in Pasig on 26 Sep. 20015, it was met with much hoopla. After all, it was envisioned to be a budget-friendly shopping destination (“tiendesit...
AND ALL THE ANGELS AND SAINTS · 3M ago

287. VIRGEN DOLORES DE TURUMBA of Pakil, Laguna

THE MIRACULOUS VIRGIN OF PAKIL.In the year 1640, several fishermen saw a statue floating on the waters of Laguna de Bay. Seeing that it resembled the statue of of the Blessed Virgin, they tries to bring it to Pakil, but they could not do so because i...
AND ALL THE ANGELS AND SAINTS · 3M ago

286. THE SANTOS IN THE RETABLO OF STA. ANA CHURCH, MANILA

THE ADOBE CHURCH OF STA. ANA, MANILAThe town of Sta. Ana is home to an ancient church that...