Tag: Sibonga

  • Centuries-old churches in southern Cebu

    Centuries-old churches in southern Cebu

    Centuries-old churches of various architectural influences that were built during the Spanish occupation of Cebu can be found along the entire stretch of the mainland and even in satellite islands. A trip down Cebu’s southern part is a glimpse into the religious aspect of Spain’s influence on Cebuano heritage. Spanish period churches in souther towns […]

  • Marian devotees flock to Mary’s shrine in Simala, Cebu

    Marian devotees flock to Mary’s shrine in Simala, Cebu

    A popular pilgrimage destination of Marian devotees in Cebu is Mary’s shrine in the village of Simala in Sibonga. The shrine is located inside an imposing and huge 3-level concrete structure that Fra. Ma. Martin call as Sanctuary Castle of Mama Mary, which also houses the Monastery of the Holy Eucharist Church. Fra. Ma. Martin, […]