Originally built in 1768, the Parish of Saint Fabian, Pope and Martyr has been restored in 1856 after it has been burned when a sacristan carelessly threw a cigarette-end on its nipa roofing which caught fire at once. The last major restoration of the current church was in […]
Tawi Tawi is a Muslim-dominated province being one of the provinces comprising the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) or what is now known as Bangsamoro Region. There are very few Catholics here or other Christian denominations. I was told that only about 5% of the poeple in […]
Here is Part 1 of the century old churches in Laguna: Bay, Laguna – The century old Church of St Agustine in Bay was initially built in 1804 and was completed in 1864. It was partially destroyed during WWII and was rebuilt in 1953. The church has early […]
The Saint Joseph Parish Church or commonly referred to as Barcelona Church in Barcelona, Sorsogon was built by the Franciscans in 1874. It is one of the oldest and considered as one of most beautiful churches in Bicol Region. The church present facade, walls and bell tower are […]
I have fascinations for old churches and temples. The mere idea that an old church exist is like a magnet that pulls me. So here I am in Jimenez town in the province of Misamis Occidental. At the gate, the church looks like one of the usual-old churches […]
Upon arrival at the Temple of Heaven complex, I noticed people playing cards along the corridors. Some are having dancing exercises at the lawn while others do some sort of martial arts exhibition. And some others are knitting. All these observations made my visit here more interesting. The […]
This is St John the Baptist Church (Lilio Church) in Liliw, Laguna. The church is even made more famous because of its elegant facade and brick-baroque style architecture. Story to follow.
Laguna | The Century-Old and Historic Calamba Church of St John the Baptist | Top Places To See In Laguna
This is St John the Baptist Church in Calamba, Laguna which was built in the 19th century. Dr Jose Rizal, Philippine National Hero, was baptized here. Interestingly, the house of Rizal is in the opposite corner. Story to follow.
This is the grand century old San Sebastian Church in Lumban, Laguna. It was erected in 1600 and the first stone church built in Laguna. Story to follow.
This is the magnificent century old Church of St Magdalene in Magdalena, Laguna. The church was built in its entirety in 1855. Interestingly, Emilio Jacinto, a Philippine Revolutionary Hero, was wounded, took refuge in the convent and died here. Until today, his blood stains is being preserved where […]
Laguna | The Century Old Nagcarlan Church of St Bartholomew the Apostle | Top Places To See In Laguna
This is St Bartholomew the Apostle Church in Nagcarlan, Laguna. This church was built in 1752 during the Spanish Colonial period. Story to follow.
This is the century old Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Pagsajan, Laguna. Story to follow.
This is the Archdiocesan of St. Anthony De Padua or commonly known as Pila Church located in the heritage town of Pila, Laguna. To commemorate the 350th death anniversary of the Saint In 1578, Pila Church became the Parish of St. Anthony De Padua and making it the […]
This is Rizal House or Bahay Ni Rizal in Calamba, Laguna. Bahay Ni Rizal is a reconstruction of the original house of Philippine’s National Hero – Dr. Jose Rizal. Story to follow.