San Nicolas de Tolentino Parish

Our first stop during the Gabii sa Kabilin 2016 was the San Nicolas Parish Church in Brgy. Sawang Calero. We live in the vicinity and we think our barangay is very rich in history and heritage, but super underrated.
Continue reading “San Nicolas de Tolentino Parish”

Advertisements

Visita Iglesia: Siquijor

Siquijor, like the rest of the Philippines, is predominantly Catholic. I have not held nor seen any evidence of pre-Spanish community life in Siquijor but Antonio Pigafetta, the scribe accompanying Ferdinand Magellan, recorded an existing community life in Siquijor. I wouldn’t be surprised if there were inhabitants in the island and if they had a structured barangay as most of the Visayan islands had structured barangays before the Spaniards came. Anyhow, while Siquijor is predominantly Catholic, there are also a good number of Aglipayans, Christians, INCs, and believers of other religions. Continue reading “Visita Iglesia: Siquijor”