A replica of the Santo Niño de Cebu image donated by the Province of Santo Niño de Cebu of The Order of St. Augustine (“Santo Niño Province Augustinians”) is enshrined at the Basilica de la Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Spain. The Santo Niño Province Augustinians are the caretakers of the original Santo Niño de Cebu image housed in the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño de Cebu (BMSN).
Two historians from the Province of Santo Niño de Cebu of the Order of Saint Augustine (“Santo Niño de Cebu Augustinians”) delivered online lectures at the Sala Brazo of the Museum of São Roque on December 14, 2021, as a side event to the exhibition “O Menino Jesus de Cebu, um ícone da cultura e da história das Filipinas” (Santo Niño de Cebu: An Icon of Philippine culture and history.
A capa magna and inner vestment worn in the 19th century by the original image of the Santo Niño de Cebu are on display at the Temporary Exhibition Gallery of the Museum of São Roque in Lisbon, Portugal, from December 10, 2021, to February 6, 2022. The artifacts are on loan from the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño de Cebu (BMSN) Museum as part of the exhibit Santo Niño de Cebu: An Icon of Philippine culture and history.
Have a birds-eye view of the locations where the Ferdinand Magellan expedition landed/docked before and during its 1521 arrival in the Philippines and review some of the important events during that period.
The first evangelists to the Philippines and caretaker of the centuries-old image of the Santo Niño, the Order of the Augustinians (OSA) highlighted the 456th year celebration of the Kaplag with an online concert titled Santo Niño @500 and Beyond: PAGLAMBO SA PAGTUO.
The image of the Santo Niño is the grand symbol that links us to the past and leads us to the future of our lives as a people of faith. Treading our lives to the future necessitates learning our lessons from the past to enrich our present undertakings. This webinar series has offered us this opportunity to learn about the history of our faith and of the Church in our country, intended to facilitate a more meaningful quincentennial commemoration.
The Augustinian friars, being the first missionaries to be in contact with the (Filipino) Indios forty-four years after Magellan was killed in Cebu, have a handful of materials that narrate their interactions with the natives.