Old, Historic Churches of Philippines

This is a wonderful small town church which is named after a Martyr of the Church, St Lawrence. His story is truly impressive.
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click the link to read and view ‘The Rest of the Story

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThat’s right! We have now completed the Ilonggo/ Hiligaynon & Pilipino/Tagalog versions for the Easter Devotions. We really hope you will enjoy them.

click this link to view and enjoy: Bersyon Ilonggo/Hiligaynon
click this link to view and enjoy: Bersyon Pilipino/Tagalog

Bamboo OrganWe are pleased to advise you that the 2015 English language edition of the HP’s Visita Iglesia is now available on the main website as well as on slideshare. This year we accompany the all 3 editions with music from Armando -V. Salarza playing the Bamboo Organ at the San José Church in Las Piñas, Manila.

click the link to view and enjoy: the 2015 Visita Iglesia in English.

Something strange is going on at St Julian’s Church in Janiuay.

St Julian of Cuenca Church, Janiuay, Iloilo 1871 to 1942

St Julian of Cuenca Church and Convent, Janiuay, Iloilo 1871 to 1942. Original oil on brick painting by Ian Celebrar

We first visited, this church complex in Janiuay during late 2011 or early 2012, it was a thrill at that time and our love affair with it continues. We remember that the Augustinians arrived in Janiuay as early as 1752 when they opened their first small Chapel. But it wasn’t until the mid 1800s, almost 100 years later, that the Augustinian Friar  Miquel Carod who was assigned as the Parish Priest between 1830 and 1871. Continue Reading