More than five million devotees attended the “Traslacion”, the annual procession featuring the image of the Black Nazarene, which started on January 9, 2018, with a prayer vigil during the night, according to Fides News Agency. This feast is a manifestation of popular devotion in the Philippines that has lasted more than four centuries, with millions of devotees who place their hopes in the suffering Christ.
The theme of the “2019 Traslacion” is “Devotees of the Lord Jesus the Nazarene: chosen to serve him.” The peak of the program is the traditional procession through the streets of Manila with a statue,

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