Sunday, January 04, 2009

Quiapo schedule

Backpacking Philippines and Asia posted the schedule of the Black Nazarene celebration this year. I hope this helps those who are planning to join the celebration in honor of the Nazarene.

2009 Black Nazarene Theme:
“Poong Hesus Nazareno, lumalapit kami sa inyo sa aming kababaang loob at kahirapan
[Our Blessed Black Nazarene, we come to you in all humility].”


Quiapo Church Mass schedules and other Black Nazarene activities


Daily Novena masses begun last December 31, 2008 until January 8, 2009 at 5:45 p.m.
Street masses are held at 7:00 p.m. from January 2 to January 7

January 7: procession of the Replicas of the Black Nazarene 2 p.m.

January 8: Healing Mass at 5pm January 8 (Thursday) followed by the traditional “Pahalik sa mahal na Poong Nazareno [A Kiss for the Black Nazarene]” and an overnight vigil.

January 9: 7:00 a.m. Concelebrated Mass by Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Rosales
8:30 a.m. Procession of the image of the Black Nazarene from Luneta to Quiapo Church

Black Nazarene procession route:


The planned route will be from be from the Quirino Grandstand, passing through Burgos St., McArthur Bridge, Rizal Avenue, Claro M. Recto, Legarda, Arlegui St., Quezon Boulevard, Palanca St., Villalobos, Plaza Miranda, and then Quiapo Church, where the procession is expected to end at 3:00 p.m.