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Vatican gives special status to Batangas shrine

Vatican gives special status to Batangas shrine

OUR LADY OF CAYSASAY CHURCH IN TAAL By: Jerome Aning – Reporter / @JeromeAningINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:01 AM May 26, 2012 MANILA, Philippines—Devotees making a pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Caysasay in the historic town of Taal in Batangas...

St. Martin of Tours

The Cavalier By: Crystal April R. Valencia   November 11 a noted date for Taalenos. This date is big event for a religious activity celebrated by the town. 4:00 am in the morning the town is banged with  a marching band roaming around the Taal town proper itself....

Independence Day (June 12,2014)

By: Crystal April Valencia   Independence Day (Filipino : Araw ng Kasarinlan; also Araw ng Kalayaan, lit. “Day of Freedom”) is an annual national holiday in the Philippines observed on June 12, commemorating the Philippine Declaration of...

The Basilica of St. Martin de Tours

Basilica of St.Martin de Tours  Basilica de San Martin de Tours is a Minor Basilica in the town of Taal, Batangas in the Philippines, within the Archdiocese of Lipa. It is considered to be the largest church in the Philippines and in Asia, standing 88.6 metres (291...

Taal “The Heritage Town”

By: Crystal April R. Valencia   An anecdote tells of a native Taaleno who, asked what the town was called, though the question had reference to what he was holding and he replied, “ta-ad” which is the Batangueno’s word for sugar cane points....

EL PASUBAT FESTIVAL 2014

by: Crystal April Valencia Celebrated annually during the month of April, EL PASUBAT Festival is the conglomeration of the trademarks of Taal, Batangas. EL PASUBAT stands for Empanada, Longganisa, Panutsa,Suman, Balisong, Barong...