On January 9, 2021, the day after the dedication of the new church in Dansolihon, the Chaplaincy Community celebrated its annual Feast of Jesus Nazareno. The main celebrant and homilist was the parish priest of St. Francis Xavier Parish in Cagayan de Oro City, Rev. Fr. Julius B. Clavero, SSJV. Continue reading
Feast of the Black Nazarene is one of the most popular religious celebrations in the Philippines. Every year on January 9, thousands of people join the celebrations in Quiapo in Manila and in Cagayan de Oro City, where the replica of the original statue is.
Black Nazarene is also the patron saint of the Chaplaincy in Dansolihon, Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental, administered by the Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (SCJ). The feast, which also is celebrated on January 9, was preceded with 9-day novena as a spiritual preparation for the celebration. Each day, there was a special Novena Mass, and procession with the little statue of Black Nazarene around the barangay of Dansolihon. Continue reading