Feast of Black Nazarene 2013 Schedule of Activities

This year’s Feast of Black Nazarene, one of the three annual processions when the life-sized, dark wooden statue of Jesus Christ carrying the cross is brought out for public veneration, takes place on Wednesday, January 9, 2013.

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Here’s the 2013 Feast of Black Nazarene schedule of activities:

January 7 (Monday)
  • 3 p.m. - Procession of replicas of the Black Nazarene
The procession route of replicas of the Black Nazarene will be from Plaza Miranda, it will turn left to Quezon Blvd., right to Recto Avenue, left to Loyola St., right to Bilibid Viejo through Puyat St., left to Guzman St. (Mendoza St.), right to Hidalgo St., left to Barbosa St., right to Globo de Oro St., right to Palanca St., and right to Villalobos St., through Plaza Miranda.

January 8 (Tuesday)
  • 1 p.m. - Kissing of the replica of the Black Nazarene
  • 7 p.m. - Vigil at the Quirino Grandstand
January 9 (Wednesday)
  • 12 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Vigil
  • 6 a.m. - Holy Mass
As a tradition, the Black Nazarene leaves the Quiapo church and returns to the church on the same day. Devotees either follow the route, or simply wait inside the church to greet the Black Nazarene.

The Traslacion 2013 procession of the Black Nazarene starts from the Quirino Grandstand left to Katigbak Drive through Padre Burgos St., left to Taft Avenue through McArthur Bridge, right to Palanca St. through under Quezon Bridge, left to Quezon Blvd., right to Arlegui St., right to Fraternal St., right to Vergara St., left to Duque de Alba St., left to Castillejos St., left to Farnecio St., right to Arlegui St., left to Nepomuceno St., left to Aguila St., right to Carcer St., right to Hidalgo St. through Plaza del Carmen, left to Bilibid Viejo through Puyat St., left to Guzman St., right to Hidalgo St., left to Barbosa St., right to Globo de Oro St. through under Quezon Bridge, right to Palanca St., right to Villalobos St. through Plaza Miranda and ingress to Quiapo Church.

Authorities said an estimated 11 million devotees are expected to join this year’s procession.