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'Flores de Maria' in the Philippines June 01, 2018

The "Flores de Maria," Spanish for "Flowers Mary," also known as "Flores de Mayo," is a festival held in the Philippines in the month of May. It is one of the devotions to the Blessed Virgin Mary that culminates with the "Santacruzan," a ritual pageant held on the last day of the month to honor the finding of the "True Cross" by Queen Helena.

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