My Visita Iglesia 2015

Normally every year during Visita Iglesia, I used to do the church visitation alone. However this year, my mom and I decided to join a pilgrimage along with other people. We targeted 14 different churches all over Cavite and we’ll recite one station of the cross each. Listed below are the fourteen churches that we visited (in order).
P4020638et1. St Mary Magdalene Church, Kawit , Cavite. It was first established as a wooden church in 1624 and managed by Jesuits. The stone church was erected in 1737 with their Patron Saint Mary Magdalene. The first president of the Philippines, Emilio Aguinaldo was baptized here. Check more details here.
P4020642e2. Our Lady of Fatima Church Kawit, Cavite. Our Lady of Fatima Church was consecrated on December 12, 1996 by Most Reverend Manuel C Sobreviñas. The place will bring you in such a cozy atmosphere and what really makes it more distinctive above any church is its nature-friendly Altar. Check more details here.P4020652et3. Our Lady of The Pillar Parish (Imus Cathedral) Imus, Cavite). The parish church was established by Recoletos priests under the patronage of Our Lady of the Pillar and St John the Baptist in 1795. The church became a cathedral and diocese of Imus in 1961.
P4020663t4. Immaculate Conception Church Dasmariñas, Cavite. Formerly a chapel, it has become the first Catholic Church in the city of Dasmariñas Cavite. The stone church was established in 1867 under the patronage of the Immaculate Conception. The church and convent was the site of bloodshed during the Battle of Perez Dasmariñas of the Philippine revolution against Spain.P4020681t5. Our Lady of Candelaria Church Silang, Cavite. It was first established as the parish for Franciscan Priests in February 3, 1595 under the patronage of San Diego De Alcala. It was later assigned and managed by Jesuits in 1611. The stone church was built from 1637 to 1639 dedicated to our Lady of Candelaria. Much like the Immaculate Conception in Dasma, Our Lady of Candelaria Church also plays an important historical structure!P4020695e6. Angels Hills Tagaytay, Cavite. Angels’ Hills Retreat and Formation Center is a community of lay persons committed in a special calling to serve people yearning to encounter God through our humble place and facilities. It was founded in 1999.
P4020725t 7.Pink Sisters Convent (Tagaytay, City). It is officially known as Adoration Convent of Divine Mercy is a chapel of a cloistered order of nuns wearing pink habits, thus they were called the pink sisters. Check more details here. P4020741et8. Tierra De Maria (Tagaytay, Cavite). Tierra De Maria Haven of Meditation And Enrichment (HOME) features a 50ft image of Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth. It is a place of thanksgiving, prayers, healing of body, mind and spirit. You will be welcomed by the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Our Lady of Manoag inside the facility.
P4020767t9. Ina ng Laging Saklolo Parish (Tagaytay Cavite). Ina ng Laging Saklolo Church is located in Sungay West., Tagaytay just along the highway. It is relatively new and is dedicated to the Our Lady of Perpetual Help.
P4020792t10. Our Lady of Lourdes Parish (Tagaytay, Cavite). Known as the Healing Church, Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Church in Tagaytay City is administered by the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin. The church’s reputation as a miraculous and healing shrine is favored for Catholic weddings. Check more details here. GEDC016011. St Augustine Church (Mendez, Cavite). Mendez Church or officially known as St. Augustine Parish was was established in 1881 although other sources were claiming that it was established around 1712 but the church was destroyed during the second world war.  We were warmly welcomed here by their people. They even offer brewed coffee and “Lugaw” (Porridge) for free. Check more details here.GEDC0153e12. St Gregory The Great Parish (Indang, Cavite). Indang Church was originally a chapel established in 1611 but later became a full pledged parish in 1625. The church was burned during the Philippine revolution against the Spaniards and restored in 1953 and 1987. Check more details here.P4030811et13. Immaculate Conception Church (Naic, Cavite). The church was constructed during the 1800s. During the revolutionary period, the church convent of Naic was used as the headquarters of Andres Bonifacio after the Tejeros Convention of March 22, 1897
P8270217e14. Sta Cruz Church (Tanza Cavite). The Church was established on August 29, 1780.  It was initially a part of  San Francisco De Malabon (Now General Trias Cavite). During this time, Tanza was addressed as Santa Cruz De Malabon.  It became a full-fledged parish on 29 August 1780, which is just a day short after Saint Augustine’s feast day. Check more details here.

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