TOP FIVE THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE MARY AND THE POPES EXHIBIT 2014
5. The Venue is Easily Accessible For Everyone!
The event is held at the South Pavilion of SM Mall Of Asia. It is indeed a very accessible place to everyone whether you are from Manila or Makati area or even when you're from the South. Since the venue is located on a mall, the exhibit is open the whole day until the mall closes. It is also open for everyone who is interested to see both relics and Marian images inside. It is a one-month event that starts from August 30 to September 29. So you still have more or less two weeks to go!!
4. The Event is Powered By Veritas 846
This yearly exhibit is powered and brought to us by Radyo Veritas 846, a 24/7 Catholic AM station owned and operated by the Archdiocese of Manila through the Global Broadcasting System in the country. This is said to be the biggest Mary and The Popes exhibit to date that aims to help and guide Filipino devotees to become spiritually prepared for the upcoming Papal visit early next year. It was formally opened by CBCP Episcopal on Military Ordinariate Bishop Leopoldo Tumulak along with Father Anton Pascual (Radio Veritas President ) and Mrs. Felicidad Sy (Henry Sy's Spouse).
3. The Admission is Absolutely Free
Yes, aside from being open to everyone, the exhibit is 100% admission free. Anyone can freely enter the exhibit and witness the stunning life sized Mary images and Pope's relics and memorabilia. Although the exhibit is also a fund raising event of Radio Veritas as part of Caritas Manila's rehab and recovery program for the Yolanda Survivors. If you like, they got donation booths in front of the exhibit and feel free to support their meaningful campaign
2. It Showcases a Bunch of Pope Relics and Memorabilia
In cooperation and partnership with the Totus Tuus Tour, the event will also showcase a lot of relics and other special items personally used by the previous popes including the recently canonized Saints John Paul II and Pope John XXIII. It offers a solemn public exposition and veneration of the Relics of the Saints. The items are either used or given by the pope. The aim of the event is to encouraged people to have deeper love and devotion to our Saint Popes.
1. Stunning Marian Images
The event showcases a bunch of Canonically crowned Marian Images including the most venerated Our Lady of Manoag, Our Lady of Peñafrancia , Our Lady of Solitude of Porta Vaga, Virgen Dela Regla, Our Lady of Caysasay, Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage and a whole lot more. Get a chance to witness grand Marian event!
Feel Free to check the gallery of photos taken from the Mary and Pope Exhibit 2014 [HERE].