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Celebrating Faith: 2019 Traslacion

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jan 10 2019 10:13 AM | Updated as of Jan 11 2019 12:34 AM

Millions joined the 2019 Traslacion in Manila Wednesday to see the transfer of the Image of the Black Nazarene from Intramuros to its current home at the Basilica Minor of the Black Nazarene.

The annual Traslacion started at 5 a.m. in Quirino Grandstand in Manila and ended 22 hours later in Quiapo.

Throngs of people participated barefoot, tired but in high spirits as they complete the routed as an act of thanksgiving for favors granted from the Black Nazarene.

Devotees attend the hourly mass shortly before the procession of the Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno at the Quirino Grandstand, in Manila, January 09, 2018. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Devotees attend the hourly mass shortly before the procession of the Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno at the Quirino Grandstand, in Manila, January 09, 2018. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Devotees attend the hourly mass shortly before the procession of the Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno at the Quirino Grandstand, in Manila, January 09, 2018. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

An ocean of devotees surrounds the image of the Black Nazarene during the Traslacion near the Manila Hotel in Manila on January 9, 2019. Jhun Dantes, ABS-CBN News

Devotees bring their respective Images at the procession of the Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno along P. Burgos Street in Manila, January 09, 2018. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Devotees bring their respective Images at the procession of the Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno along P. Burgos Street in Manila, January 09, 2018. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

A devotee drives his tricycle full of miniature image of the Black Nazarene ahead of the Traslacion. Millions of devotees join in the annual "Traslacion" lasting for almost 24 hours from Quirino Grandstand to Quiapo Church on Wednesday. ABS-CBN News

Filipino Catholic devotees walk barefoot as they join the ‘Traslacion’ or the grand procession of the Black Nazarene to celebrate its feast day in Manila, Philippines on Wednesday. Thousands of devotees took part of the annual procession of the venerated statue of Jesus Christ to celebrate the Feast of the Black Nazarene. Basilio Sepe, ABS-CBN News

Street sweepers clean the trash left by millions of devotees at the Rizal Park after the Traslacion of the Black Nazarene leave the area in Manila City on January 9, 2019. Jhun Dantes, ABS-CBN News

The annual procession of the Black Nazarene, the Traslacion, as it passes Padre Burgos street in Manila in the morning of January 9, 2019. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Devotees wait for the procession of the Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno along the route in P. Burgos in Manila, January 09, 2018. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

A crowd of devotees packs the two lanes of Jones Bridge in Manila as the Traslacion, the annual procession of the image of the Black Nazarene, makes its way around Manila on January 9, 2019. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

The procession of the Black Nazarene, the Traslacion, crosses the Filipino-Chinese Friendship Arch as it makes its way to Binondo and continue its route towards the Quiapo Church on January 9, 20-19. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Millions of devotees flock to Manila for the annual Traslacion, or the procession of the Black Nazarene on January 9, 2019.Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Devotees wait for the procession of the Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno along Quintin Paredes in Manila, January 09, 2018. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Devotees wait for the procession of the Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno along Quintin Paredes in Manila, January 09, 2018. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Devotees wait for the procession of the Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno along Quintin Paredes in Manila, January 09, 2018. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Devotees wait for the procession of the Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno along Quintin Paredes in Manila, January 09, 2018. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Devotees wait for the procession of the Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno along Quintin Paredes in Manila, January 09, 2018. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Millions of devotees flock to Manila for the annual Traslacion, or the procession of the Black Nazarene on January 9, 2019. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Millions of devotees flock to Manila for the annual Traslacion, or the procession of the Black Nazarene on January 9, 2019. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Devotees pull the rope of the carriage carrying the Black Nazarene during the Traslacioní or its grand procession in Manila, Philippines on Wednesday. Thousands of devotees took part of the annual procession of the venerated statue of Jesus Christ to celebrate the Feast of the Black Nazarene. Basilio H. Sepe, ABS-CBN News

Millions of devotees flock to Manila for the annual Traslacion, or the procession of the Black Nazarene on January 9, 2019. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Jefferson Guevarra, a 25 year old devotee shows his forehead tattooed with “Jesus Nazareno” during the annual Traslacion procession in Manila on January 09, 2018. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

A devotee attempts to get past a sea of people as the image of the Black Nazarene approaches at a street in Quiapo during the annual Traslacion procession on January 09, 2019. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Devotees wait for the procession to push through cramped streets in Quiapo Manila during the annual Traslacion procession in Manila on January 09, 2019. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Devotees jump for water bags thrown to them by people residing at the route of the annual Traslacion procession in Manila on January 09, 2019. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

The image of the Black Nazarene reaches San Sebastian Church for the traditional 'Dungaw', where the Lady of Mt. Carmel de San Sebastian looks out from the church during the Traslacion. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

The image of the Black Nazarene reaches San Sebastian Church for the traditional 'Dungaw', where the Lady of Mt. Carmel de San Sebastian looks out from the church during the Traslacion. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Vendors outside the Quiapo Church during the annual Traslacion on Thursday. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Authorities organize the crowd during the annual Traslacion at the Plaza Miranda in Quiapo on Thursday. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Devotees jostle with each other to touch the rope as the image of the Black Nazarene arrives at the Plaza Miranda in Manila at 2:04am on Thursday.ABS-CBN News