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Selected Materials about the Black Nazarene

January 9, 2024

๐Ÿ“… ๐—๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐Ÿต๐˜๐—ต marks the ๐—™๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—•๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—ก๐—ฎ๐˜‡๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฒ, a religious festival in Manila known as ๐‘ป๐’“๐’‚๐’”๐’๐’‚๐’„๐’Šรณ๐’. ๐ŸŽ‰ Devotees gather at Quiapo Church and the vibrant streets of Manila to partake in this annual celebration. ๐Ÿ™ Explore the rich history of the Feast through the materials at the National Library of the Philippines.

๐Ÿ“– Dive into the insights of Ms. Corazon O. Castro’s dissertation, “The Devotion to the Black Nazarene of Quiapo: Its Cultural Implications” (March 1992). ๐Ÿ–‹๏ธ “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 Traslaciรณn and other Philippine festivals in the National Library’s collection. ๐Ÿ“š Visit our ๐—ข๐—ป๐—น๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐—–๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ด at and explore the wealth of knowledge available.

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