Selected Materials about the Black Nazarene
📅 𝗝𝗮𝗻𝘂𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝟵𝘁𝗵 marks the 𝗙𝗲𝗮𝘀𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗕𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗸 𝗡𝗮𝘇𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗻𝗲, a religious festival in Manila known as 𝑻𝒓𝒂𝒔𝒍𝒂𝒄𝒊ó𝒏. 🎉 Devotees gather at Quiapo Church and the vibrant streets of Manila to partake in this annual celebration. 🙏 Explore the rich history of the Feast through the materials at the National Library of the Philippines.
📖 Dive into the insights of Ms. Corazon O. Castro’s dissertation, “The Devotion to the Black Nazarene of Quiapo: Its Cultural Implications” (March 1992). 🖋️ “Among the Catholics, perhaps the most popular of all the religious images, claimed to have performed a number of credible miracles, is the Black Nazarene of Quiapo… [T]he demonstration of devotion and penance even by the professionals before the image of the Black Nazarene of Quiapo is unparallelled. The outstanding speculation and wonder that the Black Nazarene image brings remains one of the main attractions of the Quiapo Church, the district itself, and probably, to some degree, even of the entire country.”
Discover more about Traslación and other Philippine festivals in the National Library’s collection. 📚 Visit our 𝗢𝗻𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗲 𝗖𝗮𝘁𝗮𝗹𝗼𝗴 at http://web.nlp.gov.ph/catalog/ and explore the wealth of knowledge available.