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A People in Love with Mary
The wonderful phenomenon in Baclaran could not have happened without the warm affection of Filipino devotees to Our Mother of Perpetual Help. Baclaran is the quintessential expression of pueblo amante de Maria, “bayang sumisinta kay Maria,” a people in love with Mary.
In the National shrine in Baclaran one can see the outpouring of popular devotion by the common people on any given day. Baclaran shrine is a symbol of the genuine and powerful expression of popular religiosity. Devotees express their warm devotion in various ways:
Venerating the Saints
Shrine of Devotion, Shrine of Mission