AUGUSTIKNOW: The Immaculate Conception and the Augustinian friars in the Philippines

The Augustinians built numerous chapels, sanctuaries and parishes in the Philippines under the patronage of the Immaculate Conception (originally La Purisima Concepcion and later changed to La Inmaculada Concepcion after the dogma’s definition by Blessed Pius IX in 1854):

Pasig (now a cathedral)

Malolos (now a minor basilica and a cathedral)

Batangas (now a minor basilica)

Bauan (also in Batangas)

Caysasay (a santuario under the parroquia of Taal)

Guagua

Concepcion and Victoria (both in Tarlac)

Concepcion (in Malabon)

Oton, Calinog and Concepcion (in Iloilo)

Capiz (in Roxas City, now a metropolitan cathedral)

Oslob (in Cebu)

Batac (in Ilocos Norte)

Santa Cruz (in Ilocos Sur)

Pidigan (in Abra)

In 1945, San Agustin in Intramuros, Manila, the mother church of the Augustinians in the Philippines, was elevated into a parish under the patronage of the Immaculate Conception.

NB: Incomplete list of parishes founded by the Augustinians under the patronage of the Immaculate Concepction.

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