SANTO NIÑO AT 500 YEARS

This coming 2021, the Philippines and its entire Catholic community will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the arrival of the image of Sto. Niño in Cebu. The Augustinians, caretakers of the icon of the Holy Child, the Basilica, and our Christian community are looking forward to this quincentennial commemoration of the abiding presence of the Father in our journey of faith.

 

SANTO NIÑO AT 500 YEARS

This coming 2021, the Philippines and its entire Catholic community will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the arrival of the image of Sto. Niño in Cebu. The Augustinians, caretakers of the icon of the Holy Child, the Basilica, and our Christian community are looking forward to this quincentennial commemoration of the abiding presence of the Father in our journey of faith.

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The Augustinian Missionaries and the Filipino Indios: Early Contacts, Treatment, and Relations

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Declaration of Santo Niño Basilica as National Cultural Treasure highlights April 14 Quincentennial events

Declaration of Santo Niño Basilica as National Cultural Treasure highlights April 14 Quincentennial events

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