Pagsanjan Church - Laguna

Located in the Poblacion of Pagsanjan in the province of Laguna, Pagsanjan Church is one of the many well-preserved Spanish-era churches of the province. Pagsanjan Church Pagsanjan Church History Also known as  Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish Church , Pagsanjan Church is the home to the image of the patroness of Pagsanjan -the Our Lady of Guadalupe. This image was a gift from rich pious Mexican families after the establishment of the church. The church is also known as the oldest church in the Philippines under the said patronship. Pagsanjan Church - Pagsanjan, Laguna Pagsanjan Church NHI Marker Inside Pagsanjan Church Pagsanjan Church was founded on November 12, 1687. Like most Spanish-era churches in Laguna, it was also first built using only light materials like bamboo, nipa, and wood. Sadly, the church was built by natives of Pagsanjan under forced labor. A few years later, 1690 to be exact, a larger church made from adobe was built to replace the old church. Pagsa

Naga Metropolitan Cathedral - Camarines Sur

Naga Metropolitan Cathedral is one of the numerous religious establishments in the Pilgrimage City of Naga. It is l ocated in Jacob, Naga City in the province of Camarines Sur,   Philippines .  Naga Metropolitan Cathedral Naga Metropolitan Cathedral History Naga Metropolitan Cathedral is also known as the  Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist   or informally as   Naga Cathedral . The cathedral was constructed in 1575 but was finished four years later in 1579. It has a Spanish-Romanesque style. It has a high arch entrance with two symmetrical belfries on both sides. The sidewalls, on the other hand, are supported by four massive flying buttresses to counter the effects of earthquakes.  Naga Metropolitan Cathedral - Naga City, Camarines Sur The rotunda in front of the Naga Metropolitan Cathedral Check out those beautiful stained glass ceilings of the rotunda  The Porta Mariae in front of the cathedral The Holy Rosary Minor Seminary found beside the cath

Oas Church - Albay

Located in the municipality of Oas in the province of Albay, Oas Church is one of the oldest religious structures in the province. Oas Church Oas Church details Oas Church - Oas, Albay Oas Church is also known as St. Michael the Archangel Parish Church . It was founded in 1605 by Franciscan missionaries. The church was initially made from wood and cogon grass up until it was renovated in 1825. This time the church was built using bricks and volcanic rocks. Oas Church interior The view of the interior from the altar Oas Church altar Oas Church baptismal bowl The old stained windows are really stained The baptismal area of Oas Church The ruins at the back of Oas Church Oas Church was damaged by fire in 1866 and was rebuilt later in the same year. It was partially destroyed in 1884 by a strong earthquake. It didn't end there, in 1947 a strong typhoon damaged the church heavily that it had to be rebuilt. In 1997 the church underwent a major renova

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