Story: Filipinos

Religious observance: Carrying the cross (1st of 2)

Religious observance: Carrying the cross

Danny Tolentino (left) and Junn Pascual carry the cross during the Auckland Filipino Catholic Community ‘Way of the Cross’ march in Winstone Park, Mt Roskill, Auckland, during Easter week 2014. Most Filipino migrants to New Zealand are Catholic, and faith is an important aspect of their culture.

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Carl Walrond, 'Filipinos - Culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 August 2021)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 8 Feb 2005, reviewed & revised 10 Sep 2015