Alay Lakad and Visita Iglesia

MANILA, Philippines - The Roman Catholic Church reminded the faithful this Holy Week that the Visita Iglesia is not a "mere barkada" outing. Still, this beloved Holy Week tradition remains a chance for barkadas to walk, chat and pray together. As pictures taken by Emil Sarmiento show, the fun and frolic remains part of the lure and endurance of the tradition. -