Monday, June 28, 2010

New Retablo of St. Joseph Cathedral, A Divine Genre of Art


Senora Sta. Ana


Patron Saint, St. Joseph












Bishop Juan de dios Pueblos, the new Parish Priest of St. Joseph Cathedral during the dedication of the new Retablo & Blessing of Altar with priests & bishops from other parts of the country

On June 23, 2010 at 4pm Butuan again made history with the dedication of the new Retablo and blessing of the altar table with its new Parish Priest Bishop Juan de dios Pueblos attended by bishops & priests from Tagbilaran, Zamboanga, etc

This is a project of Parish Vice Rector Reverend Father Joesilo Amalla, costing 10M pesos, made by the famous Ecclesiastical Artist Wilfredo Tadeo Layug of Betis Galleria in Pampanga

Reverend Father Joesilo Amalla proudly announced that the diocesan Shrine of St. Joseph Cathedral was the first church in Caraga Region to acquire a Retablo or Lamina, literally meaning 'behind the altar'.

In Spanish, Retablo means a painting or sculpture rising from behind the altar of a church.

For the people of Butuan, it means a token of devotional thanksgiving to almighty and saints, and an inspiration.

2 comments:

  1. Hi, interesting blog & good post. overall You have beautifully maintained it, you must submit your site for free in this website which really helps to increase your traffic. hope u have a wonderful day & awaiting for more new post. Keep Blogging!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Good evening ma'am :)
    I am one of the admins of the I ♥ Butuan City page in facebook .. http://www.facebook.com/pages/I-Butuan-CIty/100864063287503
    I would like to propose a collaboration with you and your blog.. Maybe I can have you as one of the admins of the page and help promote the page with your blogs and pictures.
    If you're interested, kindly send me an email at nickyjorillo@yahoo.com :) Thank you ma'am..

    ReplyDelete