Thursday, April 22, 2021

Tarlac diocese to parishes: Refrain from crowded Holy Week activities

Mar 27, 2021 @ 11:13
Spread the love

Parishes in Tarlac were reminded to refrain from crowded Holy Week activities that may further contribute to the spread of Covid-19 in the province.

The Diocese of Tarlac made the call as the Tarlac provincial government enforced stricter health protocols in response to the surge of the virus.

According to a circular letter by Tarlac Bishop Enrique Macaraeg, prohibited activities include “pabasa,” putting up of “kalbaryo” or calvary and booths in barangays, traditional processions on Palm Sunday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday, the Stations of the Cross, and visita iglesia.

The bishop encouraged simple forms of the Rite of Blessing in the sacramentary.

“Let us make the Holy Week an opportunity for us and the faithful to celebrate the mysteries of our salvation through the saving passion, death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ,” he said in the letter.

Politiko would love to hear your views on this...

Spread the love
The comments posted on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.

Trending News

Want Politiko alerts on your inbox? Subscribe here.