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St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish, The Shrine of Our Lady of Namacpacan

Namacpacan Road, Luna, 2518 La Union, Philippines

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About St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish, The Shrine of Our Lady of Namacpacan

The Namacpacan Church also known as the Santa Catalina de Alejandria Church is a Roman Catholic church located in Luna, La Union, the Philippines under the jurisdiction of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Fernando de La Union. Formerly called Luna Church, the church is placed under the advocacy Saint Catherine of Alexandria in 1690 and known for its devotion to the Our Lady of Namacpacan. The church was declared a National Cultural Treasure by the National Museum of the Philippines.



Attractions near St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish, The Shrine of Our Lady of Namacpacan

Ma-Cho Temple (Taoist Temple)26.58km from St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish, The Shrine of Our Lady of Namacpacan

Hiding in one of the busy city in La Union is an old Chinese temple build atop of the hill of San Fernando overlooking the vast South China Sea. This Taoist temple was built in the 1970s dedicated to the Chinese deity Matzu, a powerful protector of the sea and a patron of fishermen. That is why the temple is facing the sea. Inside the temple, you will find the breathtaking 13 tiers spider-type dome, towers, pagoda, gardens, fountains, wood carvings of deities, and many traditional Taoist interio

Bessang Pass Natural Park31.44km from St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish, The Shrine of Our Lady of Namacpacan

A large protected area which was located in the heart of Ilocos Sur. There is also a memorial which commemorates the victory on 14 June 1945 by Filipino soldiers serving the U.S. Army Forces in the Philippines Northern Luzon over the Imperial Japanese Army. The park contains pine forests as well as mossy type forests. The park is also the habitat of 29 bird species, 5 mammals, and reptiles such as the monitor lizard and different species of snakes.

Candon Church38.56km from St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish, The Shrine of Our Lady of Namacpacan

The Saint John of Sahagun Parish Church, locally known as the Candon Church, is a church situated in the city of Candon, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Constructed with an Earthquake Baroque design, the church is maintained and is still being used up to present. The church’s four-story octagonal bell tower has an alternating open and blind apertures, a balustrade, and is topped by a campanile.

Mount Data50.23km from St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish, The Shrine of Our Lady of Namacpacan

A beautiful mountain that was located in the heart of the Mountain province and this place is formerly known for its great biological diversity and is a place that has long been in the attention of biologists. The mountain and surrounding area have been declared a National Park since 1936. n addition to several rare species of mammals, there are also so many birds wandering here. it is one of the best trekking destinations and people love this area.

The Colors of Stobosa52.16km from St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish, The Shrine of Our Lady of Namacpacan

The Colors of StoBoSa, officially designated as the StoBoSa Hillside Homes Artwork, is a community artwork designed by the Tam-awan Village group, and is a locally recognized tourist attraction in the town of La Trinidad, Benguet. The paintwork of multiple houses composes the single artwork.

Bell Church52.55km from St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish, The Shrine of Our Lady of Namacpacan

The Bell Church is a magnificent Taoist Church that sits between Baguio City and La Trinidad, Benguet. Part of the reason why the Bell Church might be missed is because it has typically not been offered as a part of the local tours offered by travel agencies because it sits just a bit outside of the normal routes of things to see when you are visiting Baguio City. It is a site you don’t want to miss, but you have to go a little out of your way to see it.

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The province is rich with Old and Historical Catholic Churches. La Union is also blessed with beautiful bodies of water such as the Balay Anito Falls, numerous natural springs, deep waterfalls, and clear waters.