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Intramuros, Manila, Philippines — National Capital Region
 

Lourdes Church and Convent

 
 
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By I.G.V.Atajar, January 1, 2003
1. Lourdes Church and Convent Marker
Inscription. Here once stood the first permanent house of the Franciscan Capuchin friars in 1891. First chapel built in 1892. Dedicated to our Lady of the Divine Shepherd (Divina Pastora). Statue of Our Lady of Lourdes carved by Filipino sculptor Manuel Flores in 1892. Church designed by Federico Soler built in 1897. The Lady of Lourdes was enshrined in 1898 as titular head. Church and convent destroyed in 1945. Moved to Quezon City in 1951 where the original statue stands today.
 
Erected by Intramuros Administration.
 
Location. 14° 35.254′ N, 120° 58.615′ E. Marker is in Intramuros, Manila. Marker is on General Luna Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 744 General Luna Street, Intramuros, Manila 02 527 234, Philippines.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Jesuit Compound (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Beaterio de la Compaņia de Jesus (about 180 meters away); Simbahan at Kumbento ng Recoletos (about 210 meters away); Cuartel De Santa Lucia (about 240 meters away); No. 1 Victoria St.
Lourdes Church and Convent image. Click for full size.
By I.G.V.Atajar, January 1, 2003
2. Lourdes Church and Convent
Picture on the marker.
(approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Church of San Agustin (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Manila High School (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); San Francisco Church and Convent (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Intramuros.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Lourdes Church and Convent Marker image. Click for full size.
By I.G.V.Atajar
3. Lourdes Church and Convent Marker
The El Amanecer compound, which includes the Ilustrado Restaurant, now stands on this site.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 1,573 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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. Picture of the Statue of Our Lady of Lourdes. • Can you help?
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