Parish of Saint Francis of Assissi – El Nido, Palawan

El Nido Philippines is predominantly Roman Catholic like the rest of the Philippines. The parish of the municipality, officially known as the Parish of Saint Francis of Assissi, is under the Apostolic Vicariate of Palawan.

A small segment of the population belongs to other Christian denominations such as Baptist, Iglesia Ni Cristo, Seventh-day Adventist and other Protestant churches. Recently, there is a growing number of migrants, who are engaged in Islamic faith, from southern Palawan and parts of Mindanao. [Read more…]

Immaculate Conception Parish – Puerto Princesa City

The century-old cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Parish has been known as the center of spiritual refuge for locals and visitors of Puerto Princesa City. Located at Barangay Liwanag along Rizal Avenue, the main thoroughfare in the city, the blue cathedral is an eye-catching edifice because of its unique architectural design in the district.

The pointed arches remind you of Gothic castles and buildings built during medieval Europe but unlike them, the Immaculate Conception Parish is predominantly made of cement, and not limestone. Nonetheless, the sight of the towering cathedral evokes different emotions. [Read more…]