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Catholic Church

Arnedo, Saturnino Camangian, Bolinao, Pangasinan, Philippines

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About Catholic Church

One of the oldest churches in Pangasinan, St. James the Great Parish Church in Bolinao, Pangasinan was constructed in the 1600s using native materials that include wood, ground coral stones, rocks, and eggs. The church remains the center of the catholic faith in Bolinao and served as shelter from pirate raids as well as during the second world war.



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Hundred Islands National Park25.96km from Catholic Church

The national park actually covers a land area of 1,884 hectares and consists of 123 islands during high tide and 124 islands during low tide, however, only 3 islands have been developed for tourists. These are Governor, Quezon and Children’s Island. These islands is famous for its white sand beaches and it is always open for tourists.

Saint Joseph the Patriarch Church stands out in the town of Aguilar because of its unique color. Painted in a bit of pink, Saint Joseph the Patriarch Church is regarded as the only church in Aguilar, being visited by devotees and locals of all 16 barangays. Construction of the tower began in 1846, with its extravagant church bells arriving in 1886, still holding up to this day thanks to recent renovations. It is surrounded by elementary and high schools, both of which are under the jurisdiction

Minor Basilica of Our Lady of Charity52.02km from Catholic Church

Our Lady of Charity is also known locally as Apo Caridad. It is also remarked as the Protectress of Ilocandia's crops and harvests from pestilence and natural calamities, and widely known for "precipitating rain in times of drought". Our Lady of Charity made the town of Agoo a major religious center of the north.

Ma-Cho Temple (Taoist Temple)53.32km from Catholic Church

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

Epiphany of our Lord Parish54.64km from Catholic Church

Built-in 1587, Epiphany of Our Lord Parish is one of the oldest Roman Catholic churches in Pangasinan. Influenced by the town’s Christianized Chinese inhabitants during the Spanish Colonial Period, the church was made of adobe with an oriental pagoda-like bell tower. Currently, a replica of the original “retablo” is displayed inside, while a number of huge tower bells from the 1800s are displayed outside the church. Earning its distinction as one of the best structures in Pangasinan.

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lingayen–Dagupan is an archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church in the Province of Pangasinan, Philippines. Its cathedral is the Metropolitan Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Dagupan City with a co-cathedral, the Epiphany of Our Lord Parish Church, in the neighboring municipality of Lingayen.

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Pangasinan is on the western area of the island of Luzon along the Lingayen Gulf and the West Philippine Sea. Popular tourist attractions in Pangasinan include the Hundred Islands National Park in Alaminos and the white-sand beaches of Bolinao and Dasol.