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All Saint’s Day and All Soul’s Day [Undas 2021]

All Saints Day and All Soul’s Day in the Philippines. Due to the pandemic, again we have an odd celebration this year 2021. Filipinos are predominantly catholic, and we have a tradition of visiting our lost loved ones in the cemeteries and columbariums. The Corona Virus Inter-Agency Task Force ordered the closure of “all public …

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The Fastest Growing Barangay in Lipa City

The population of Lipa City as of 01 May 2020 is 372,931 based on the 2020 Census of Population and Housing (2020 CPH). This accounts for about 12.82 percent of Batangas population in 2020. Among seventy-two (72) barangays of Lipa City, Sabang had the biggest population in 2020 with 22,153 persons. Lipa City Population Table …

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Homeowner’s association in the Philippines Meaning

A homeowner’s association in the Philippines means a private association that manages a planned community or condominium. When you purchase a property that is managed by an HOA, you agree to abide by the HOA’s rules and pay its monthly or annual HOA dues. If you fail to pay and/or comply, they often have the …

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Lipa City House model

10 Best REASONS WHY LIPA IS A BETTER INVESTMENT AND HOUSING LOCATION

Lipa City is located 78kms south of Manila and is the 1st class component city in the province of Batangas. Lipa has been acknowledged as an emerging city in the south of Luzon in 2004 and has become a favorite location for investors and immigrants for the following reasons: #1 High Elevation Lipa is elevated …

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5 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT MOTHERS DAY IN THE PHILIPPINES

5 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT MOTHERS DAY IN THE PHILIPPINES

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, so to commemorate this special day for the most special women in our lives, we did a little research on what makes the Filipino Mother’s Day tradition special. If you find any of these very interesting, why not incorporate it into your own family celebration? #1 The traditional …

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sabado de gloria at lipa city

Black Saturday

Black Saturday or Holy Saturday (Sábado de Gloria) is the third and final public holiday of the week. The day is legally and colloquially termed in English as “Black” given the color’s role in mourning. The term Sabado de Gloria (Spanish for Gloria Saturday) refers to the return of the Gloria in Excelsis Deo during the Easter Vigil held on this day. Lipa City churches at night makes Easter vigil …

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Good Friday or biyernes santo

Good Friday

Good Friday (Biyernes Santo) is the second public holiday of the week and is considered the most solemn day of the year. It is observed with street processions, the Way of the Cross, the commemoration of Jesus’ Seven Last Words (“Siete Palabras”), and the staging of Senákulo, which in some places has already begun on Palm Sunday. The Baliwag Good Friday procession is the longest …

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Maundy Thurday or Huebes Santo

Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday (Huwebes Santo) is the first statutory public holiday of the week and marks the beginning of the Paschal Triduum. One of the most important Holy Week traditions in the Philippines is the Visita Iglesia (Spanish for “church visit”, also known as the Seven Churches Visitation). Throughout the day, worshipers pray the Stations of the Cross inside or outside the …

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