What do you know about the Holy Cross of Alitagtag?

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After the eruption of Taal Volcano, I have been seeing more news about the faith of the Batangueños, the people of Batangas. I’m from Alitagtag and the most revered patron saint of our town is the Mahal na Poong Santa Cruz, (The Holy Cross). It has been the belief of the people of our town that the Holy Cross will keep them safe. It has been proven over and over throughout the centuries. The Taal Volcano Eruption of Jan. 12, 2020 is one of them. Here is the Holy Cross in a procession on Jan. 16 through town in thanksgiving for her protection of the people of Alitagtag.

A car parked on the side of a road

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The Holy Cross in procession on Alitagtag street on Jan. 16, 2020. Photo Credit – Facebook by Invencion De La Sta. Cruz, Alitagtag, Batangas

Five years after the establishment of the mission of Bauan, a giant cross made of anubing

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2 thoughts on “What do you know about the Holy Cross of Alitagtag?

  1. I am sending the links to your volcano posts to a friend who is traveling to the Philippines on 22 January to see his mother. Thank you for posting these, Rose.

    Pagpalain nawa kayo ng Diyos!

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    1. What part of the Philippines is he going? I didn’t know the airport is open. I got word from Mom’s housekeeper that our house is OK. BTW, where are you from?

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