Posted at Apr 03 2021 11:04 AM | Updated as of Apr 03 2021 11:27 AM
MANILA — As the country observes Holy Week, we take a look at local celebrities who are known for their religious devotions. Some of the stars even professed that they are being guided and protected by their faith.
The lead star of the long-running action drama “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” attributes his success not only to the people who have supported him, but also to his devotion to the Black Nazarene.
Singer-actress Angeline Quinto is another devotee of the Black Nazarene. In a previous interview, she said she will never forget how the Black Nazarene saved her adoptive mom, Sylvia “Mama Bob” Quinto, before passing away in November last year.
“TV Patrol” anchor Noli de Castro is also a devotee of the Black Nazarene and has joined the Feast of the Black Nazarene for more than 30 years.instagram.com/iamtunying28/
Veteran TV host Boy Abunda is known for his devotion to Santo Niño, as well as being a Marian devotee.
One of the best singers of his generation, Darren Espanto is also a Marian devotee.instagram.com/darrenespanto/
One of the hosts of the Kapamilya morning show “Magandang Buhay,” Melai Cantiveros is very vocal about her devotion to the Virgin Mary. instagram.com/mrandmrsfrancisco/
Actor Mccoy de Leon is another devotee of the Black Nazarene.
Comedienne-host Giselle Sanchez is a devotee of Black Nazarene for more than 15 years. Sanchez said she recovered from an illness after praying to the Black Nazarene in 2009.instagram.com/gisellesanchez/
Television host Kris Aquino is a devotee of the Blessed Virgin Mary. instagram.com/krisaquino/
Comedienne Ai Ai delas Alas is a known devotee of Mama Mary. In 2016, she even received the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice, which is the highest award given by the Pope to lay people, for her “distinguished service to the church.”instagram.com/msaiaidelasalas/
Comedienne Pokwang has always been a devotee of Mama Mary. instagram.com/itspokwang27/
Celebrity sisters Vina Morales and Shaina Magdayao are known for their devotion to St. Padre Pio. instagram.com/vina_morales/ and instagram.com/shaina_magdayao/
Veteran character actor Lou Veloso is known for his religious vow to stage the annual passion play “Martir Sa Golgota.”
Actress Marian Rivera is a devotee of Mama Mary. instagram.com/marianrivera/
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