Philippine church architecture inventory available for download

A new downloadable PDF file containing 300 images of Philippine Catholic Church architecture is available for downlaod at Simbahan.net I’m making available my inventory of images of Philippine Catholic church architecture comprising 300 images of 213 edifices from across the country. It includes mostly structures built during the Spanish colonial period. Check and download at simbahan.net.

Street procession in Quezon City

A street procession during the La Naval festivities along Quezon Avenue near Sto. Domingo Church Religious processions in the country do take over streets and vehicles have to give way. But for a heavily catholic nation, this is just common. Faith is expressed in the streets. Its alive and kicking compared to Western countries where the massive cathedrals are devoid …

It's the start of the season of lent

A priest preparing for a mass at the Sto. Domingo Church in Quezon City Today is Ash Wednesday and is the start of the season of Lent. For Catholics around the world, it’s a time of penitence and fasting as they recall the passion and death of Jesus Christ that peaks with Holy Week and culminates on Easter Sunday. For …