Sto. Nino pilgrims find a place to stay in Cebu

DEVOTEE CITY. The rows of container vans serve as temporary homes of Sto. Niño pilgrims who have nowhere else to stay in Cebu City.

Cebu’s Fiesta Senyor or feast of the Sto. Nino draws devotees from all over, and thousands converge every January in Cebu City to fulfill a “panaad” (devotion). There are pilgrims, however, who do not have relatives here and cannot afford to pay for rooms so the City Government puts up a “Devotee City” every Sinulog…