The Churches of La Union

Aside from the natural attractions and manmade tourist destinations, I really enjoyed visiting the historical and prominent churches of La Union. There is something beautiful about churches that make me very interested in history, architecture, and tradition. Anyway, here are some of the churches we visited while we were roaming around the province:

St. William the Hermit Cathedral (San Fernando)

Also known as the San Fernando Cathedral, it is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Fernando, La Union.

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Sts. Peter and Paul Parish (Bauang)

Sts. Peter and Paul Church is located at Bauang, La Union and is one of the oldestchurch in the country. The church was founded in 1580 and was canonically finished on 25 April 1587 by the Augustinian missionaries. (Wikipedia)

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Santa Catalina de Alejandria Church (Luna)

Formerly called as Luna Church, the church is placed under the advocacy Saint Catherine of Alexandria in 1690 and known for its devotion to the Our Lady of Namacpacan. It was declared a National Cultural Treasure by the National Museum of the Philippines.

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Basilica Minore of Our Lady of Charity (Agoo)

The Basilica Minore of Our Lady of Charity, also known as Agoo Basilica, is the seat of the Santa Monica Parish of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Fernando de La Union under the Vicariate of St. Francis Xavier

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