The Franciscans built Santuario de San Antonio after their mother church in Intramuros was destroyed in the closing days of ... More
Santuario de San Antonio
The Franciscans built Santuario de San Antonio after their mother church in Intramuros was destroyed in the closing days of World War II. To their new santuario, or sanctuary, they brought a statue of Saint Anthony that had survived the bombing of their old beloved church. This lovely church is where most of the christenings, weddings and funerals of Manila's wealthy families, many of whom reside in adjoining Forbes Park and Dasmarinas Village, are conducted.
This church has only one nave, which mixes different styles. The pipe organ is its largest treasure. Masses take place
Monday to Sunday at 8am and 9am, 4pm, 5pm and 6pm. Confessions take place every day at 3:30pm and ...
Almost on the southern edge of the capital, in the El Rincón neighbourhood, is this church located next to an
old Leprosy Hospital. A mass pilgrimage takes place here each year on December 17th (Saint Lazarus' day), when the ...