Monthly Archives: April 2008

The church of Boljoon was founded in 1599

Known Facts about the Church: Due to the frequency of Muslim raids during the olden times, the population of Boljoon never increased. To protect them from the pirates, Fr. Julian Bermejo directed the construction of a chain of watchtowers which … Continue reading

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Kadaugan Sa Mactan

The Battle of Mactan, during which the explorer Ferdinand Magellan was slain by the forces of the local chieftain Lapulapu, is reenacted annually at its site on the beach of Barangay Mactan. Decorated bancas (canoes), representing Magellan’s three ships, lead … Continue reading

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San Gabriel Archangel Parish, Cebu

    Established in 1898, this was the southernmost visita of the Augustinians. Its ancient name was Tañon or Tanong which gives its name to the narrow but deep strait between the islands of Cebu and Negros.

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View of Boljo-on Proper

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Watchtower in Oslob, Cebu

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Remains of Military Barracks in Oslob

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Old Stone Church of Oslob in Cebu

Please help rebuild Oslob Church You may contact to CBCP on how help http://www.cbcpnews.com/?q=node/1873 The old stone church at the townproper of Oslob in Cebu. It will celebrate its 178th year from the laying of its cornerstone on 4 May … Continue reading

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