GUIJO DUEÑAS/PN - Children sell creatively shaped coconut fronds in Iloilo City for today’s Palm Sunday, the start of Lent. In Christianity, Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem, an event mentioned in all four Gospels. The Bible reveals that when Jesus entered Jerusalem, the crowds greeted him by waving and carpeting his path with palm fronds.
GUIJO DUEÑAS/PN - This religious icon is being prepared for the Holy Week procession in Iloilo City this April 3, 2015, Good Friday. For local sculptors, this is a busy time to finish commissioned sculptures – including dressing them up – to be showcased during Lent.
PHOTO FROM POLICE INSPECTOR BRYAN ALAMO’S FACEBOOK PAGE - Policemen of Pandan, Antique help Manong Blas Lomugdang with his sacks of sand and gravel. It is difficult but the blind Manong Blas says he has to work to support his sick, ageing mother.