May 6, 2012

The Flores de Mayo

May 2, 2012, I went to St. Joseph’s Cathedral to visit the Blessed Sacrament. I noticed that aside from the flowers which were decorated during the fiesta last May 1, the cathedral has already placed decoration for the celebration of “ Flores de Mayo”. The word  MARIA is being placed in front of the altar and they had decorated flowers below it.  This one month devotion in the month of May is in honor of the Blessed Mother. Most of the participants in the Flores de Mayo are young girls within the parish.  This tradition is one way also of influencing young ladies establish  good moral virtues in the society.  

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1 comment:

  1. pagka nice sa inyo church. My grandparents from my mother side were from Baclayon, Bohol. Now, sister na lang ng mother ko at cousins ang andyan.. although daghan japon mi relatives diha pero wa sad ko kaila sa ila hehe. The last time I was there was in 1996 when my grandmother died. Hope makabalik ko pohon...

    Thanks for the visit anyway.