|Quiapo Church picture from Wikipedia|
Now, devotees and parishioners from all over the world need not come to the Philippines just to hear Mass in Quiapo Church, home of the centuries-old image of the Black Nazarene.
Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo, Manila, introduced the online streaming of its regular Masses, it was announced last Sunday by its rector, Msgr. Jose Clemente Ignacio.
The live streaming service was initiated following numerous requests from overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), mostly devotees, who wanted to hear Mass but could not do so because of their circumstances.
The live streaming of the hourly Masses—through the church’s website www.quiapochurch.com
Schedule on Fridays begins from
4 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
and resumes at
4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The Holy Hour or the Eucharistic adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, every Friday can also be viewed live. scheduled at 3 p.m.
All of the Sunday Masses from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. are also broadcast online.
WARNING: Attending Masses through live streaming should not be a substitute for attending Mass in person. “Catholics still have to go to Mass in their churches,” said Ignacio. They are just offering this for those who can’t go to Mass due to their condition.