Retablo Series. Saint Gabriel

Gabriel | גַּבְרִיאֵל | Gavri’el  | Γαβριήλ | ገብርኤል | جبريل | جبرائيل | Jibril | Jibra’il “God is my strength” The angel of the annunciata relief in Silang’s 400-year old retablo is… Continue reading

HUDYAT ng Pag-aaklas

Buwan ng Setyembre 1896 ay buwan ng hudyat ng pag-aaklas sa bayan ng Silang. Ating gugunitain ang mga Silanguenong namuno at nagbuwis ng buhay para sa ating kalayaan. May ilang mga pangalan na… Continue reading

Candelaria Series 2 of 7

Chapter II | Sa Kanyang Paggagala.Kailan naggala ang Birhen ng Silang? Bakit ito nakapaggala? Tingnan natin ang ang isang yaman ng simbahan ng Silang na itinatago ng mga Mother Butlers Guild. Maraming kwento… Continue reading

Candelaria Series 1 of 7

Chapter I | Unang Pista. Kailan naganap ang unang pistang bayan sa Silang? Ilan ang unang nabinyagan sa bayan? Sino ang mga unang Ninong at Ninang? Ano ang mga unang tradiyon o ritwal… Continue reading

Retablo Series. Saint Ignatius de Loyola

Saint Ignatius of Loyola. Santo de bulto, located on the second level, central niche, Epistle altar. The polychrome statue depicts a Hispanic-looking Jesuit (the Order he founded) with large forehead and receding hairline,… Continue reading

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Retablo Series. Sts. Anne and Joachim

Saint Anne.  Santo de bulto, located on the first level, second statue from the left or left side of the central niche, main altar. Referred to as the traditional name of the mother… Continue reading

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    Welcome to the virtual museum of Silang, Cavite, an online venue to showcase the rich local history of one of the oldest towns of the Philippines. This will provide viewers with a glimpse of a forgotten world highlighting various changes in society, government, culture and rural landscape. Its virtual gallery brings together old photographs courtesy of the local people, from antiquarian books and private collections, and the National Archives. It also offers the local community a venue to discuss local history and to fill in the vacuum of information on the internet on local historical heritage. Contributors are very much welcome to join in this historical venture.
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    Phillip L. Medina, a Silangueno