Every Filipino Catholic knows the image of the Virgin Mary enshrined in this church of the Redemptorist Order. Known as Our ... More
Every Filipino Catholic knows the image of the Virgin Mary enshrined in this church of the Redemptorist Order. Known as Our Lady of Perpetual Help, the Byzantine-like icon is the object of profound devotion every Wednesday, drawing thousands of supplicants from all walks of life. Stalls around the church do a thriving trade selling candles, rosaries, novenas and replicas of the icon, as well as food for the hungry. The teeming crowds snarl traffic for miles around; a nightmare that ordinary motorists would be well advised to avoid.
These four churches, the first of which was built by the Spanish in the late 16th century, are located in
Manila, Santa Maria, Paoay and Miag ao. Their unique architectural style is a reinterpretation of European Baroque by Chinese ...
This part of Binondo has been a Chinese enclave for centuries. Start your tour at Binondo Church , and from
there head for the area bordered by Ongpin, Quentin Paredes and Gandara Streets. This area holds mooncakes and sweetmeats, ...
The original San Miguel Church was constructed in 1630s as an act of gratitude by a Spanish governor general who
had miraculously escaped death on a military campaign. The church also ministered to Japanese Christians fleeing persecution under the ...
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