OUR LADY OF MANAOAG SHRINE
Located in Manaoag, Pangasinan where it is one of the Philippines pilgrimage centers. The church is believed to have a miraculous powers represented by the Holy Virgin Mary. It was said that long time ago the Virgin Mary appeared in place and from that day on the people built the church on the said place where the miracle happen. The town itself was born from the Virgin’s call, thru the term, “taoag” means “to call” was used to name the town and derived the name of Manaoag means “She Calls”. – bestphilippinetouristspots.com
Our Lady of the Rosary of Manaoag is a 17th-century Roman Catholic ivory image of the Blessed Virgin Mary placed in the high altar of a shrine in Manaoag, Pangasinan Philippines. The image is one of the most venerated Marian images in the country, and held by believers to possess healing powers as patroness of the sick, the helpless and the needy. The Manaoag Shrine is located approximately 200 kilometres north of Manila, and is administered by the Dominican Order under the Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan. Today, it is an active parish serving Manaoag and the surrounding towns. – wikipedia.org
Our Lady of Manaoag is located in Manaoag, Pangasinan. It was given it’s canonical coronation in 1926 though the church was built in 1610. Our Lady of Manaoag is a religious shrine with with countless miraculous tales and healing powers. It is considered the pilgrimage shrine of northern Philippines. The Filipino Catholics consider Our Lady of Manaoag as the revered patroness of the sick, the helpless and the needy. – andresalvador.smugmug.com
The Virgin of Manaoag has an amiable, radiant expression. Her countenance inspires love, adoration and awe. She exudes beauty beyond description. She is patroness of the sick, protectress of the helpless, benefactress of the needy. Her miracles are numerous and are not only part of the past but continue to adorn the present. Hence so strong is the devotion her devotees have for her that wherever they may find themselves they do not fail to visit her to ask that Masses be said for them at her shrine or that candles be lighted on their behalf before her. Some send flowers to decorate her throne and others even prepare a cloak for her wear.
Her devotees come to her shrine throughout the year. But it is in April and May that they come in big numbers making Manaoag a truly pilgrimage site. People from all walks of life and almost all parts of the country flock to her either to thank her for favors received through her intercession or to petition her once more for more favors or graces or simply to honor her. – 2000hailmarys.org
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