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A devotee and her religious articles for the blessing.

Every Black Saturday (Lent), people bring religious articles such as figurines, rosaries and Bibles during the mass for blessing by the priest. Later on, it became a tradition that blessing of items like candles, matches, bottles of water or oil and containers of rice or salt will also provide bountiful graces from God.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Ibajay, Aklan, Philippines
Camera: Nexus 6P
Copyright: © PJ Delos Reyes