Today is the Feast Day of Our Lady of Pillar . As we remember the Day of Our Lady of Pillar, we offer her a prayer and a song. Please, pray for us! Thank you for all the blessings. Happy Feast Day Our Lady of Pillar!
Our Lady of the Pillar (Spanish: Nuestra Señora del Pilar) is the name given to the Blessed Virgin Mary for her claimed appearance during the start ofChristianity in Spain. She is the Patroness of the Spanish Civil Guard and the Hispanic world (but the Patroness of Spain is the Inmaculate Conception). Her shrine is in the Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar in Zaragoza, by the river Ebro.Our Lady of the Pillar is celebrated on 12 October and is the Patroness of the Hispanic peoples and the Spanish Civil Guard. A grand nine-day festival known asFiestas del Pilar is celebrated in Zaragoza every year in her honor.Ruled by Spain for over three hundred years, in the predominantly Catholic country of the Philippines, Our Lady of the Pillar is honored as the patroness in a number parishes and municipalities in the country; seven are named Pilar in her honor. There is a town named Pilar in the provinces of Abra, Bataan, Bohol,Capiz, Cebu, Surigao del Norte and Sorsogon. As in Spain, her feast day is celebrated every October 12.
- In Zamboanga City, the Virgin of the Pillar has been venerated for almost four centuries as the patroness of the city and in the Archdiocese of Zamboanga. Her bas relief atop the eastern gate of the 17th century Spanish military fort dedicated to Lady, Fort Pilar (Full name: Royal Fort of our Virgin Lady of the Pillar of Zaragoza, El Fuerte Real de Nuestra Señora Virgen del Pilar de Zaragoza), is now a Catholic Marian shrine. The city has also a street named after her – Pilar Street.
- In Davao City, a shrine in honor of Nuestra Señora del Pilar in Magsaysay Park was built through the collaborative efforts of Circulo Zamboangueño de Davao, a local group of transposed from Zamboanga City.
- Our Lady of the Pillar is also the patroness of Santa Cruz parish church in the district of the same name, in the city of Manila. The Jesuits had brought along with them the patroness when they administered the church during the Spanish era. Her feast day is also celebrated every 12 October in the district. However, the church has its Marian procession on the 3rd week of October.
- In Imus City, Our Lady of the Pillar is the patroness of the Diocese and City of Imus. The city celebrates its fiesta every October with its popular Karakol, a ritual dance-procession performed in all fiestas around the Province of Cavite. Rea More At…http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Our_Lady_of_the_Pillar
Its the Feast Day of Our Lady of the Pillar today!
— Lyn Salazar (@rgam3r) October 12, 2012
Happy Feast Day Our Lady of the Pillar!☺
— che-che (@missbureche) October 11, 2012