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Intramuros, Manila, Philippines — National Capital Region
 

Beaterio de la Compaņia de Jesus

 
 
Beaterio de la Compaņia de Jesus Marker image. Click for full size.
By I.G.V.Atajar, January 1, 2003
1. Beaterio de la Compaņia de Jesus Marker
Inscription. On this site stood the house of the Beaterio de la Compaņia de Jesus, first Filipino congregation of religous women. Founded in 1684 by Ignacia del Espiritu Santo, a Chinese mestiza from Binondo. The Archbishop of Manila approved the rules of the order in 1732. Granted royal protection in 1755 and pontifical status in 1931. Destroyed during the Battle of Manila in 1945. Known as the Religious of the Virgin Mary (RVM) since 1948, the group moved to Sampaloc, Manila after the war then Quezon City in 1950.
 
Erected by Intramuros Administration.
 
Location. 14° 35.213′ N, 120° 58.516′ E. Marker is in Intramuros, Manila. Marker is on Santa Lucia Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Intramuros, Manila 02 527, Philippines.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. No. 1 Victoria St. (within shouting distance of this marker); Cuartel De Santa Lucia (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Lourdes Church and Convent (about 180 meters away); The Jesuit Compound (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Church of San Agustin
Old Beaterio de la Compaņia de Jesus image. Click for full size.
By I.G.V.Atajar, January 1, 2003
2. Old Beaterio de la Compaņia de Jesus
(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Ateneo de Manila (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Colegio de Santa Isabel (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); San Ignacio Church (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Intramuros.
 
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Beaterio de la Compaņia de Jesus and Marker image. Click for full size.
By I.G.V.Atajar, January 1, 2003
3. Beaterio de la Compaņia de Jesus and Marker
Beaterio de la Compaņia de Jesus Backview image. Click for full size.
By I.G.V.Atajar, January 1, 2003
4. Beaterio de la Compaņia de Jesus Backview
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 5,553 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Close up photo of the marker seen to the right of the door in picture 3. • Can you help?
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