Cagayan de Oro’s river procession on St. Augustine Feast

ARCHBISHOP Antonio Ledesma led the river procession bringing with him a smaller image of St. Augustine; while Cagayan de Oro Mayor Oscar Moreno met the prelate as his boat docked at Duaw Park where the river procession ended.

Duaw Park is the newly renovated area adjacent to the tennis court and the Cathedral church which is located below the Ysalina Bridge.

The procession started at the river’s mouth in Barangay Macabalan where 41 boats decorated with flowers and indigenous materials assembled. Everyone aboard the boats also recited the novena. [Continue reading]