21 May, 2008

Shrine of Nuestra Senora de la Caridad Postcard

The Shrine of Nuestra Senora de la Caridad (Bantay Church) is home to the venerated our Lady of Charity, patroness of Nueva Segovia. The Statue of Our Lady adorns a niche at the top section just below the ornate cornice of the church fa├žade.

Bantay Church Postcard

Below it is another niche occupied by a statue of St. Augustine of Hippo and flanked by narrow stained glass windows. Based on historical records, the statue was canonically crowned by the Most Rev. Egidio Vagnozzi, D.D. Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines on January 12, 1956.

SOURCE:
Church and Religious Shrines: Shrine of Nuestra Senora de la Caridad

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