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3rd Quarter (Jul - Sep) FESTIVALS — 04 August 2010
Pilgrimage to Joroan (Joroan, Tiwi, Albay)

Photo Credit: bicol-express.com

When: 3rd Saturday of  August

Where: Joroan, Tiwi, Albay

  • Every 3rd Saturday of  August, thousands of devotees flock to this coastal town in Albay to pay homage to the miraculous image of Our Lady of Salvation, Patroness of Albay.

Photo Credit: wahm.blogpostie.com

Attractions and Highlights:

  • The festival’s highlight is a maritime procession after a mass at Joroan Church.
  • The image of Our Lady of Salvation is carried by the menfolks down to the beach where a large and well-decorated trawl boat is docked.
  • An entourage of similarly decorated pumpboats follow, carrying the pilgrims and devotees to the shores and village at Sogod where a concelebrated mass is again held.
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