January 4, 2022

The Devotion of the Santo Niño in the Philippines

The devotion to the Sto. Niño has spread outside the boundaries of Cebu and the Philippines, and we could say that its devotion is spread by the Filipino Catholic devotees.
January 4, 2022

Ferdinand Magellan (Fernão Magalhães) and the Beginning of Christianity in the Philippines

The quincentennial celebrations in the Philippines commemorate the edifying events of 1521, historically situated around the themes of victory and humanity.
January 4, 2022

BMSN-Donated Sto. Nino de Cebu Image Enshrined in Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, Spain

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).
January 4, 2022

Augustinian Historians Talk on Magellan, Santo Niño de Cebu & Christianity in Lisbon Event

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.
January 4, 2022

Santo Niño de Cebu’s 19th Century Vestments on Display in Lisbon, Portugal

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.
May 14, 2021

Arrival of Christianity in the Philippines

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.
May 11, 2021

Paglambo sa Pagtuo Concert Punctuates 456th Kaplag Celebration with High Notes

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.
May 3, 2021

“Bound by History” Webinar Series: A Synthesis

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.
April 28, 2021

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

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.