Diocesan Shrine and Parish Our Lady of Light
A., Bonifacio Ave, Cainta, 1900 Rizal, Philippines
About Diocesan Shrine and Parish Our Lady of Light
The Diocesan Shrine and Parish of Our Lady of Light, popularly known as Cainta Church, is a Roman Catholic parish church located in the heart of Manila. The church also operates a neighboring school, Cainta Catholic College. From its time of erection as a parish in 1760 until 1983, it belonged to the Archdiocese of Manila. This church has so many histories to say and it's one of the famous churches from ancient time.
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A huge church constructed by Franciscan missionaries near the Laguna Bay in 1579. It was separated as the church of Santa Ana de Sapa in 1583. It was transferred to its present location by Father Pedro Chirino in 1591 and the town was named San Jose del Monte. It was the first stone church outside of Manila. The second larger stone-church, as it is right now, was rebuilt by Father Juan de Salazar in 1630. Now it is one of the famous pilgrimage centres in this area.
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