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  • Basilica Minore Of Our Lady Of Piat Cagayan

    Our Lady of piat now formally known as Nuestra Señora de Piat is a 16th century Roman Catholic icon of the Blessed Virgin Mary. In the province of Cagayan, Philippines the central figure at the altar of her shrine can be found in the municipality of Piat. It is locally known as the patroness of the town. The Mother of Cagayan is what she is referred to and is one of the most adored Marian images of Mary in the Republic of the Philippines. One of the most honored and loved image among Catholics is the image of Our Lady of Piat. A line of devotees are flocking everyday to the shrine just to tou ...

  • Nuestra Senora De Visitacion De Piat

    Our Lady of the Visitation of Piat (Spanish: Nuestra Señora de Visitacion de Piat) is a 16th-century Roman Catholic icon of the Blessed Virgin Mary enshrined in Piat, in the province of Cagayan, Philippines. it is the town's patroness and is one of the most venerated Marian images of Mary in the Philippines and is referred to as the "Mother of Cagayan".

    The image, one of the oldest in the country, is credited with many miracles including the end of a drought that threatened famine in the Itawes homeland of the Cagayan Valley, where the shrine is located. Piat is dubbed the "Pilgrimage Cent ...

  • Piat Cagayan Pilgrimage Center Of The North

    Aside from my hometown, Roxas in Isabela, there is this one place i consider my home. The municipality of Piat in the province of Cagayan, is my birthplace and my second home when i was in elementary. We used to live in this place for so many years because my mother and grandma are natives of this place. Piat, is not one of the richest municipalities, in fact it is only classified as 4th class, but it is very special in other ways. It is being labelled as the "Pilgrimage Center of the North" simply because it is the home of the black Virgin Mary known as "Our Lady of Piat" or "Apo Baket" in th ...