Visita Iglesia (Church Visit)

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Visita Iglesia (Church Visit) is an ancient Catholic tradition of visiting a number of churches on Holy Thursday.  The goal is often 7 (for each the wounds of Christ on his hands & feet, side, head & back), or 14 (for Stations of the Cross), but could also be 3, or 9 (as a Novena).  At each church, say a prayer such as a Hail Mary, Glory Be, Our Father, and/or a decade or two of the rosary.  If the church is not open, prayers may still be said outside the doors.  Everyone is invited to join with those who remember Christ’s passion this way, including our Filipino brothers and sisters.