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The Dominican Republic celebrates the Day of Our Lady of High Grace, Virgen de la Altagracia on Saturday, 21 January 2023. The national holiday renders tribute to the religious protector of the Dominican people.
The Bishopric of Higüey and the Banco Popular Dominicano announced the transmission of the third religious vigil “Por amor a la Virgen,” in honor of the Virgin of La Altagracia. The event will be streamed live from the Basilica of Higüey. The event begins on 11:55pm on Friday, 20 January with the sounding of church bells when the clock strikes midnight. The event will be transmitted until 8am by Color Visión, Channel 9, with simultaneous transmission in more than 15 national and US channels and digital media of the Basilica and Banco Popular.
Following the traditional bell-sounding event, Monsignor Antonio Camilo, bishop emeritus of La Vega, will invite...