MANILA -- As the country observes Holy Week, we take a look at local celebrities who are known for their religious devotions.
1. COCO MARTIN
The lead star of the hit series "FPJ's Ang Probinsyano" attributes his success to not only to the people who have supported him, but also his devotion to the Black Nazarene.
2. KRIS AQUINO
Television host Kris Aquino is among the celebrities who are devotees of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
3. NOLI DE CASTRO
"TV Patrol" anchor Noli de Castro is a devotee of the Black Nazarene. He has been joining the feast of the Black Nazarene for more than 30 years. instagram.com/iamtunying28
4. BOY ABUNDA
Aside from being a Marian devotee, TV host Boy Abunda is also known for his devotion to Santo Niño.
5. AI AI DELAS ALAS
Comedienne Ai Ai delas Alas is a known devotee of Mama Mary. In 2016, she received the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice, which is the highest award given by the Pope to lay people, for her "distinguished service to the church." instagram.com/msaiaidelasalas
6. ANGELINE QUINTO
Singer-actress Angeline Quinto is a devotee of the Black Nazarene.
In a previous interview, Quinto said she will never forget how the Black Nazarene saved her mother's life.
Comedienne Pokwang has always been a devotee of Mama Mary. instagram.com/itspokwang27
8. VINA MORALES AND SHAINA MAGDAYAO
Celebrity sisters Vina Morales and Shaina Magdayao are known for their devotion to St.Padre Pio.
9. DARREN ESPANTO
One of the best singers of his generation, Darren Espanto is also a Marian devotee. instagram.com/darrenespanto
10. MELAI CANTIVEROS
One of the hosts of the Kapamilya morning show "Magandang Buhay," Melai Cantiveros is very vocal about her devotion to Mother Mary. instagram.com/mrandmrsfrancisco
11. LOU VELOSO
Veteran character actor Lou Veloso is known for his religious vow to stage the annual passion play "Martir Sa Golgota."
12. MARIAN RIVERA
Actress Marian Rivera is a devotee of Mama Mary. instagram.com/marianrivera