- Posted April 5, 2012 by
Visita Iglesia in the Philippines
According to the Catholic Herald,the custom of visiting 7 churches on Maundy Thursday,goes back to the early church when Christians would visit the seven great basilicas in Rome for the adoration of the blessed sacrament after the Mass of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursday. So today,braved the sweltering heat to visit seven churches here in Manila. First stop was at the Santisimo Rosario Parish,which is located at the University of Santo Tomas,my alma mater. Second stop was San Agustin church in Intramuros,third was at San Miguel church,near Malacanang Palace,fourth and fifth was at the so-called twin churches,Saint Anthony and Loreto church,sixth was at the Calamba (Mother of Perpetual Help) church and the last stop was at the Our Lady of Lourdes church in Quezon city. A spiritually fulfilling Lenten season.