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This is not Agno River but Balincaguin River. It flows by Agno, Pangasinan but this is not Agno River. The mouth of the Agno River is in Lingayen. Thanks.

Translation: Founded by the Jesuits, 1753. The management was transferred to the Augustinian Recollects, 1768. The first church burned down except the front, 1850s. Along with the front of the former building, it was rebuilt according to the design by Domingo Escondrillas, 1855-1864. Used by the U.S. forces as a garrison in their campaign against the Filipino guerrillas, 1901. Ray Francia, a Cebuano painter, conducted the painting of masterpiece (ceiling) inside the church, 1938. The main patroness is Our Lady of the Light or Virgin of Kasilak (Visayan for Light) and the second patron is  Saint Joseph, the Worker. Declared as a National Historic Landmark, 2010.

Sad, isn't it? My husband's family is from Bohol. It's tragic what's happened there - to the kind and happy Boholanos, and to their cultural heritage.

I might have more photos. I'll upload them when I find them. I know .... Photos are all that we have left to enjoy of this once magnificent structure 😞

Translation: > In it every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened (From Matthew 7:8).

This picture is misplaced. The church above is the Parish Church of Corella, Bohol province. Thanks for uploading the Philippine pictures.

yap it is camiguin province part of northern mindanao under region X. Camiguin has five towns namely: mambajao as capital town, mahinog, guinsiliban, sagay and catarman it has 90 thousand population more or less, guinsiliban is the smallest town.

Isn't this at the Mirabell Gardens? Part of the Do-Re-Mi sequence from 'The Sound of Music' movie was shot here. Thanks for the picture.

It's a kingfisher (locally called casay-casay or caysasay), which is common in the area. The Our Lady of Caysaysay, enshrined near this location, was named so because after she disappeared, she was miraculously found guarded by kingfishers.

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the church was built in the early 60s by my father-in-law Orlino Dacanay Sr.

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