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Santa Maria Church

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This is La Purisima Concepcion Parish in Santa Maria, Bulacan. Added 08/12/2016 by Mr Orven Cataniag

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Our Lady of La Naval (Nuestra Señora del Rosario de la Naval)

Publication: , Original image of the Virgin of La Naval shown after she was crowned in 1907. This image was brought by the Dominicans from Spain in August 1587. It was made of wood and enshrined in the first church built by the Order in Intramuros. On December 27, 1941, when the Japanese bombed Manila, it was destroyed with the Gothic fifth church of Santo Domingo. 25

This is the ivory image of the Nuestra Señora del Santísimo Rosario - La Naval de Manila which is the gift of the Governor and Captain General Don Luís Pérez Dasmariñas in 1593 and was made by a pagan Chinese sculptor under the direction of Captain Hernándo de los Rios Coronel. This is the same image that was given the Canonical Coronation. The wooden image brought from Spain by the Dominicans is another image and was destroyed during the last World War. Added 08/12/2016 by Mr Francis Jason III Perez

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