Churches of Cavite City – San Roque Church built in 1632; and San Pedro Apostol built in 1970, but was a revival of the old church of the same name which must have been put up between 1586 and 1591
St. Mary Magdalene Church, Kawit built not earlier than 1618 but not later than 1629
Our Lady of the Pillar Church, Imus built between 1825-1837
St. Michael Archangel Church, Bacoor where Fr. Mariano Gomez served as parish priest
St. Francis of Assissi Church, General Trias which must have been built as early as 1611
St. Gregory the Great Church, Indang which was completed before 1710
Our Lady of Candelaria Church, Silang built in 1595
Our Lady of Assumption Church, Maragondon built in 1595
Sto. Niño Church, Ternate built in 1692
Holy Cross Church,
Tanza built in 1839 and restored in 1873 after a strong
earthquake had caused its collapse. The original structure
was the site where Emilio Aguinaldo took his oath as President of the
La Purisima Concepcion Church, Naic built between 1867-1888
St. John Nepomucene Church, Alfonso built in January 20, 1861.
The church is an exponent of old Hispanic architecture and exudes an
ambience conducive to monastic life and spiritual meditation. The
colors have darkened with time; nevertheless, one would not fail to
notice the red colored bricks that make up the arches and walls of the
place. Latin inscription, accentuate the arches of the church.
Nuestra Senora dela Soledad de Porta Vaga
to be a relic from Spain, it is a painting of the Virgin Mary framed in
carved wood. The relic is said to have been discovered, beached on the
shores between the old Puerto Vaga in Cavite City and Barrio San Roque,
during the 18th century. The painting, presently set in precious gems,
is also known as the "Virgin of a Thousand Miracles" because of many
miracles granted to the faithful devotees from the day of its discovery
to the present.
church is large and altar has intricate designs. There are numerous
statues of Christ, Mary, and the saints of the Catholic church
ensconced within the altar's multi-level wooden platforms with stylized
carving. Legend goes that the church simply miraculously appeared
overnight during Spanish times. Others claim that it was created
through forced labor instituted by the Spanish colonizers. The church
was said to have been constructed in 1585.
was built in 1624 and is one of the oldest churches in the Philippines.
St. Mary Magdelene is the patroness saint of Kawit. The religiosity of
the Kawitenos is deeply manifested through their fiestas, caracol,
processions, and most especially, the Maytinis Festival, a Christmas
Eve event that has become a tourist attraction.
Gen. Trias, Cavite
The church altar is decorated with many ornately-carved statues of
Catholic saints set upon a multi-tiered wooden, carved platform. The
church dates back to the Spanish period more than 300 years ago. The
design is remarkably similar to that of Silang Catholic Church.
Of 17th century vintage , the Marogondon Catholic Church was built by
the Dominican friars. It has a large convent made of different antique
wood and bricks. The wooden altar, pulpit and main portal are finely
crafter. One of the main attractions is the tower which in the olden
times, served as a lockout for signs of enemy intrusion.