In celebration of the 450th year of the miraculous finding of the image of Santo Nino de Cebu, a series of activities have been lined up to mark this historical and religious event.

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Santo Nino de Cebu during the 450th Kaplag celebration in Cebu (Photo by Marvin Alcaraz)

The pilgrim image of Santo Nino de Cebu will be visiting the Archdiocese of Manila and Diocese of San Pablo on August 14 – 18, 2015.  The revered Image of the Child Jesus will be at San Agustin Church, Intramuros, Manila on August 14-15, at the Nuestra Señora de Gracia in Makati City on August 16-17, as well as at Santo Nino de Cebu Parish in Biñan City, Laguna on August 17-18, 2015.  The highlight of the visit will be the Fluvial Procession at Pasig River on August 16. The 450 Kaplag and Heritage Conference will also be held in the NCCA Auditorium on August 15, 2015.

For more details, please visit the 450 Kaplag Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/kaplag450 and website: http://www.450kaplag.com.  For inquiries regarding the activities, please contact Mrs. Myrna S. Garrido, President of the Cofradia del Santo Niño de Cebu National Chapter at mobile phone number 0918 9120492 or email address myrnagarrido@yahoo.com.