San Agustin Church, Sta Rita Church, Maleldo 2010 photos

Way of the Cross… A Passion and Photography, in observance of the holy week.
After visiting the two beautiful and interesting churches, we head our way to the 3rd church on the list.

Sta. Rita Church, Sta. Rita
Sta. Rita Church, Sta. Rita

3rd stop: Sta. Rita Church, Sta. Rita

St. Rita Church in Santa Rita – has a relic of St. Rita.  This relic has a piece of the saint’s body either a bone, a hair or lock of hair or a piece of flesh. Saint Rita’s relic in this church is from her flesh. Her intact and incorruptible body is kept in Cascia Italy.

Sta. Rita Church, Sta. Rita
Sta. Rita Church, Sta. Rita

Since I’ve failed to shot  the outside beauty of this church, let me show you the set of shots taken inside this church, in return. Here’s the top window of St. Rita Church.

Sta. Rita Church, Sta. Rita
Sta. Rita Church, Sta. Rita

A view from the top, inside St. Rita Church, giving you the view on how big this church was.

Sta. Rita Church, Sta. Rita
Sta. Rita Church, Sta. Rita

A view from the top center of the church.

Sta. Rita Church, Sta. Rita
Sta. Rita Church, Sta. Rita

Inside the bell tower of Sta. Rita Church. A unique and eye-catchin’ view from below.

San Agustin Church, Lubao
San Agustin Church, Lubao

After shooting from our 3rd destination, we proceed to the next and final church on the list.
Next Stop: San Agustin Church, Lubao

San Agustin Church, Lubao
San Agustin Church, Lubao

San Agustin Church is one of the oldest churches in Pampanga. This is where the marriage of President Arroyo’s eldest son was held eight years ago. Other famous “Lubenians” include educator Alejandro Quiboloy, movie stars, Rogelio and Jaime dela Rosa, the movie director, Gregorio Fernandez, actor Rudy Fernandez.

San Agustin Church, Lubao
San Agustin Church, Lubao

Here’s a back to back shot taken inside the San Agustin Church. The normal view from the entrance.

San Agustin Church, Lubao
San Agustin Church, Lubao

The view from the altar. This what it looks like when you’re leaving the church.

After visiting the four historic churches in Pampanga, we had our way to Cutud to witness the reenactment of Christ’s Passion and Crucifiction.

Maleldo 2010
Maleldo 2010
Maleldo 2010
Maleldo 2010

Heading our way to where the cross stands is not an easy one. Under the extreme heat of the sun and long kilometer walk, these were just some of the factors that will put your body and patience to the test. (Not to mention the blood splattering from people whose taking Penitensya that walks with you)

Maleldo 2010
Maleldo 2010

Maleldo – The famous San Pedro Cutud Lenten observance in this city, which has attracted thousands of spectators, including tourists from different country.

Maleldo 2010
Maleldo 2010

The Crucifiction… The moment and highlight of this event.

– The End

Thanks for dropping by to my so called Way of the Cross gallery! By the way, if you like this post, you can drop some comments and rate it. Just click those stars and gimme a holy yeah! \m/

See also:
Penitensya, Penance, Holy Week Tradition in the Philippines
San Guillermo Parish Church, Betis Church, photo shoot
San Agustin Church, Sta Rita Church, Maleldo 2010 photos

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Gears Used:
Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EF-S 18-55mm kit lens

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