Church of Meycauayan

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© Ramon FVelasquez/Wikimedia Commons/CC-BY-SA 3.0
© Ramon FVelasquez/Wikimedia Commons/CC-BY-SA 3.0
Location: Meycauayan, Bulacan (Region III)
Category: Building
Type: House of Worship
Status: Level II: With Marker
Marker Date: 1939
Marker text:
                                                     CHURCH OF MEYCAUAYAN

THE FIRST CHURCH WAS DESTROYED BY A TYPHOON IN 1588. THE CONSRUCTION OF THE PRESENT CHURCH WAS STARTED SHORTLY AFTER 1668 WHEN THE TOWN WAS MOVED FORM LAGULO TO THE PRESENT SITE. REVEREND FRANCISCO CASCUEÑA, O.F.M., WHO BUILT THE GOSPEL IN CHINA FOR SIX YEARS, AND ON BEING EXILED FROM THAT KINGDOM DUE TO OPPOSITION IN HIS RELIGIOUS TEACHINGS, RETURNED TO MEYCAUYAN, HE SERVED THIS PARISH FOR 31 YEARS AND DIED HERE ON NOVEMBER 18,1831. THE CONVENT AND CHURCH WERE SERIOUSLY DAMAGED BY THE TYPHOON OF 1882.

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