Nuestra Señora De La Paz y Buenviaje

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Location: Antipolo, Rizal (Region IV-A)
Category: Building
Type: House of Worship
Status: Level II: With Marker
Marker Date:1937
Marker text:
NUESTRA  SEÑORA DE LA PAZ Y BUENVIAJE

THE STATUE OF NUESTRA SEÑORA DE LA PAZ Y BUENVIAJE WAS BROUGHT FROM MEXICO TO MANILA BY GOVERNOR JUAN NIÑO DE TAVERA IN 1962 AND AT HIS DEATH IN 1632 WAS TURNED OVER TO THE JESUITS FOR THE CHURCH OF ANTIPOLO.  NUESTRA  SEÑORA DE LA PAZ Y BUENVIAJE WAS PROCLAIMED PATRONESS OF THE GALLEONS. THE STATUE CROSSED THE PACIFIC AND RETURNED EIGHT TIMES ON BOARD THE GALLEONS OF ACAPULCO IN 1641,1643,1645,1646 ON THE SAN LUIS; 1648-1649 ON THE ENCARNACION;IN 1650 ON THE SAN DIEGO; IN 1651-1653 ON THE SAN JAVIER; IN 1659-1662 ONT THE SAN JOSE AND IN 1746-1748 ON THE NUESTRA SEÑORA DEL PILAR. THE STATUE OF NUESTRA SEÑORA DE LA PAZ Y BUENVIAJE WAS CANONICALLY CROWNED ON NOVEMBER 26,1926, BY THE MOST REV. MICHAEL JO'DOHERTY, ARCHBISHOP OF MANILA, ON THE LUNETA, MANILA IN THE PRESENCE OF AT LEAST ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND PEOPLE.

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