Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary exhibit opens in Ali Mall
Araneta City opens a special Marian exhibit in Ali Mall from September 1 to 10 to honor the birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
More than 50 images of Mary are on display at the exhibit titled “Salamat Maria: Pagpupugay sa Kaarawan ng Mahal na Ina”. The blessing and opening of the Marian exhibit was led by Rev. Fr. Diogo D’ Souza of the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish in Quezon City.
Notable images at the exhibit include the Nuestra Señora De Las Flores from Pola, Oriental Mindoro, the replica of Imaculada Concepcion de Malabon, and the Our Lady of the Abandoned Manila.
“Together with our partner Marian devotees, we open this exhibit to show the love of our community to Mama Mary in time for the celebration of her birthday. It is our aim to strengthen the fervor faith of mallgoers and ignite devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary”, Aileen Ibay, Property Manager of Ali Mall, said.
The exhibit is available for public viewing during mall hours at the Lower Ground Floor, Activity Area of Ali Mall.
The feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary is celebrated by the Catholic Church each year on the eighth of September. Apart from the Marian exhibit, Eucharistic celebrations are also scheduled at chapels in Gateway Mall, Ali Mall, and Farmers Plaza on this day as part of the holy occasion.