10 Churches in Metropolitan Cebu That You Should Include In Your Visita Iglesia

Will you be able to complete your list this year?
posted on: Thursday, April 17, 2014

Lifestyle Geek

Whether the sky continues to be gloomy in the days to come or not, there’s no stopping Roman Catholics from doing one of their panata for .

To help you complete your visita iglesia this , we have compiled 10 churches that are worth visiting.

10. Basilica Minore del Santo Nino de Cebu


This church needs no further introduction or description. We all know that Magellan’s Cross is nearby and the miraculous image of Santo Nino de Cebu is in this church. The belfry of the basilica has been damaged due to the 7.2 earthquake that hit Visayas last year and is .

9. Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral


The edifice we see today is a reconstruction and renovation project headed by architect Jose Ma. Zaragosa back in the 1950s. Just like Basilica Minore del Santo Nino de Cebu, Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral is currently being rehabilitated due to the damages it incurred due to the strong Visayas earthquake last October 15, 2013.

8. Carmelite Monastery


Make a wish, write it on paper, kneel and pray for. Don’t forget to leave a bunch of eggs on the table for the nuns.

7. Adoration Convent of Divine Peace or Pink Sisters Monastery


You can do the same thing you’ll do in Carmelite Monastery, except you don’t need to offer some eggs.

6. Saint Joseph the Worker  Church


5. Virgen del a Regla Parish


Aside from Santo Nino de Cebu, the image of is frequently visited by locals and tourists alike.

4. St. Teresa of Avila Church


The church was declared as an Archdiocesan Shrine by Archbishop Ricardo Vidal in 2007. It is said that pilgrims will get spiritual benefits if he will walk at least a kilometer to the shrine however, the sick may be exempted to this ritual.

3. Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish Church


The church houses the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe who is said to be miraculous like the image of Santo Nino and Virgen de la Regla.

2. Sacred Heart Church


This Jesuit church in Jakosalem Street is a favorite venue for weddings.

10. Chapel of San Pedro Calungsod


This elegantly designed chapel is dedicated to San Pedro Calungsod. The chapel can accommodate around 800 people.

Which of the churches will you include in your list this year?