Friday, July 6, 2012

Holy Week in San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan 2012: Good Friday

One More Time

Holy week may be far from over but the nostalgia continuous for me to this day...

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If you look towards the south (I presume), towards the Church, this is the view of San Francisco Street which you will see; if you look at the opposite direction (see below), this is now going to the place were the Salubong is reenacted

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Looking forward to the Resurrection, onto the Galilea...pero wala pa, it's still Good Friday...

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Done with the floral arrangements, covering against the heat of the summer sun...still need to finish the carroza of the Dolorosa

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About time...after a short drizzle, the image of the Kristong Gapos is brought out to be placed on the carroza.

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A Meaningful nephew whom my family brands as my successor who will take care of the family images and traditions

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An altar for SSF's Paciencia fronting our house

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Last minute touches...ooops one of the Potencia's is moving the other way...

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The Official Photo of the Carroza Pullers...hehehe...a huge thanks to my cousins

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Kristong Gapos ready for the procession

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Seeing double...

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Made it on time, arrival at the Parish...we went ahead almost 4:00 pm...the carroza of the Dolorosa is not yet finished. Kristong Gapos is third in the line-up

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Good thing the mass did not end on time...Arrival of the Dolorosa

Procession Starts

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The Leader of the procession exits the church...

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Start of procession frenzy...this is it...

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2nd and 3rd in the line-up respectively. Agony in the Garden exits; Kristong Gapos on stand-by

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Mga Apostoles

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The other image of the Sorrowful Mother...the Angustia

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The Angustia exits...

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Temptation of Christ...the Santo Entierro Exits with the Parish Priest nearby

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The Santo Entierro...

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The Nazarene. The Carrying of the Cross

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Crowning with thorns...the first image owned by a group or samahan rather than a family

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Salome and Veronica Study

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San Juan Face

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San Juan Body...notice the strings, that's a fool proof way of solving "falling-hands" problem...although I think there is a better more inconspicuous way of sewing it into place

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Magdalena, Magdalena..Fashion forward...

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Our Family's Dolorosa...

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A mother's love...following her son every step of the way...

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Dolorosa Exits

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Dolorosa; Processions, connecting people

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The Santo Entierro

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Guarding the Entierro

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San Mateo and Santa Veronica

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Salome and Magdalena

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Juan and the Dolorosa

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Accompanying the Virgin

The Roundabout

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San Pedro and the Agony

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Kristong Gapos and the Crowning with Thorns

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Best seats in the house; San Jose Del Monte is a major route for buses going North

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Dolorosa in Poblacion

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The Belfry looms from wherever you are in Poblacion...

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And Jesus said, “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.”

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Magdalena and Juan

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Dolorosa...nearing the end of the Procession

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Kristong Gapos, back inside the Parish grounds

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The Dolorosa besides the Entierro; getting Sampaguita from the Santo Entierro's carroza, said to be powerful and will bring luck

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Dolorosa: Happy Times and Sad Times

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The images of my Family, the Abellanosa-Maiquez Family

1 comment:

  1. May listahan po kayo ng mga images twing good friday?