|The Shrine of Mary, Queen of Peace, Our Lady of EDSA|
View of EDSA Shrine in Ortigas Center
|Location||Robinsons Galleria, Ortigas Center, EDSA corner Ortigas Avenue, Ugong Norte, Quezon City, Philippines|
|Leadership||Rev. Fr. Lazaro B. Abaco|
|Patron||Mary, Mother of Jesus|
|Completed||December 8, 1989|
|Materials||Sand, gravel, cement, mortar and steel|
The Shrine of Mary, Queen of Peace, Our Lady of EDSA, or more popularly, the EDSA Shrine is a small church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Manila located at the intersection of Ortigas Avenue and Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) in Barangay Ugong Norte, Quezon City. The church is also called the Archdiocesan Shrine of Mary, Queen of Peace or Mary, Queen of Peace Quasi-Parish, although these names are seldom used.
Built in 1989 on donated land to commemorate the People Power Revolution, the shrine is the site of two peaceful demonstrations that toppled Presidents Ferdinand Marcos (the People Power Revolution or EDSA I) in 1986, and Joseph Estrada (the EDSA Revolution of 2001 or EDSA II).
Our Lady of Peace, Mother of Peace, Queen of Peace or Our Lady Queen of Peace is a title of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Catholic Church. She is represented in art holding a dove and an olive branch – both traditional symbols of peace. The patronal image for this particular shrine is unique, as its design follows that of the statue atop the shrine roof. Mary, crowned and clad in golden robes, has her arms outstretched and her Immaculate Heart exposed, while two or three white doves rest at her hands and feet.
|Most Rev. Socrates B. Villegas, D.D.||1989 – 2004|
|Rev. Fr. Victor Y. Apacible||2004 – 2008|
|Rev. Fr. Leo Nilo S. Mangussad, M.S.M.||2004 – 2015|
|Rev. Fr. Lazaro B. Abaco||July 1, 2015 – incumbent|
Statue of Our Lady of EDSA (Our Lady of Peace)
Marker commemorating the events of the Second EDSA Revolution
Lyrics of Handog ng Pilipino sa Mundo
Stations of the Cross in EDSA Shrine by Napoleon Abueva
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