Category Archive: Silang Baroque Retablo

Virtual Exhibit 1.Dias de Colores

Dias de Colores, an online exhibit in Museo de Silan virtual museum featuring colorized antiquarian photographs of Silang. JB Saulog, one of the youngest members of the Heritage Council volunteered to colorize the… Continue reading

Honoring Saint Isidore the Laborer

    Do you know that his real name is Isidro de Merlo y Quintana? Born in 1070 in Spain, he was a laborer under a landlord in Madrid. Known for his piety… Continue reading

Good Friday Remembrance

Isang Paggunita sa Biyernes Santo Ang pagpapako kay Hesukristo sa krus ay nakalagay sa pinakamataas na bahagi sa kaliwang retablo ng simbahan ng Silang. Kasama nito ang ilan sa mga martir at santo… Continue reading

Silang Church Photo Collection

Bilang paggunita sa pagdiriwang ng ika-422 taon ng Simbahan ng Silang at pagtatampok ng Deklarasyon ng Simbahan at Retablo bilang Pambasang Yamang Pangkalinangan o National Cultural Treasure ng Republika ng Pilipinas sa ika-3… Continue reading

St. Agnes of Rome in Cavite

One will see the image of the martyr, St. Agnes of Rome, as a hardwood relief located on the first level, third frame from the left of the Gospel altar in Silang, Cavite.… Continue reading

Pista ng Batang Hesus

Ang Santo Niño sa retablo ng Silang ay nakaluklok sa pinakamataas na bahagi. Ang batang Hesus ay nasa gitna ng komposisyon at napapaligiran ng pitong anghel at kerubin: apat na anghel ang tumutugtog… Continue reading

An Artistic Tribute to the Immaculate Conception

Carved in the central baroque cartouche of the Silang Church altar is the image of Mary attributed to the style of Immaculate Conception. Dressed in simple white tunic wrapped in flowing blue mantle… Continue reading


    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.

  • About the Author

    Phillip L. Medina, a Silangueno