Our Lady of Peñafrancia Shrine

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Peñafrancia Shrine
Our Lady of Peñafrancia Parish Church
The facade of the Peñafrancia Shrine
Location Naga, Camarines Sur
Country  Philippines
Denomination Roman Catholic
History
Dedication Our Lady of Penafrancia
Consecrated 1759
Architecture
Status Parish church and shrine
Functional status Active
Architect(s) Isidro Arevalo
Architectural type Church building
Style Baroque
Groundbreaking 1742
Completed 1750
Administration
Archdiocese Caceres
Clergy
Archbishop Rolando Joven Tria Tirona
Priest(s) Fr. Andrew Recepcion[1][2]

Our Lady of Peñafrancia Shrine is a Roman Catholic church in the Philippines, located in Naga, Camarines Sur. It is under the jurisdiction of the Ecclesiastical Province of the Archdiocese of Caceres. The church was formerly the home of the image of Our Lady of Peñafrancia, before the Peñafrancia Basilica was constructed.[3][4][5] Our Lady of Peñafrancia is one of East Asia's greatest sites of Christian pilgrimage.[citation needed]

The parish church is also the location of the Plaza Miguel Robles de Covarrubias, where the Traslacion procession of Our Lady of Peñafrancia begins, opening the Peñafrancia Festival.

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  1. ^ "Fr. Andrew G. Recepcion S.Th.D | Vox Bikol". voxbikol.com. Retrieved 2014-06-01. 
  2. ^ "BusinessMirror - The church project of Shoko Matsumoto". businessmirror.com.ph. Retrieved 2014-06-01. 
  3. ^ "History of Our Lady of Peñafrancia « Dagos po sa Maogmang Naga". naga.gov.ph. Retrieved 2014-06-01. 
  4. ^ "Our Lady of Peñafrancia Shrine and Parish | official website". penafrancia.wordpress.com. Retrieved 2014-06-01. 
  5. ^ "Bikol Braces for the Grand Tercentenary Celebration | Vox Bikol". voxbikol.com. Retrieved 2014-06-01. 

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