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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

CHRIST IS DEAD, THE SACADA ARE RISEN

By Nonoy Espina Philippine Catholic tradition holds that Black Saturday, when Jesus Christ lies in the grave, is devoted to prayer and reflection. But these sacada, seasonal migrant laborers shipped to Negros from Panay, rise at daybreak to resume harvesting sugarcane in a hacienda in Bacolod City.

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