The Santo Rosario Church in the municipality of Sagay on Camiguin Island was built in 1882.
Camiguin is an island province of the Philippines located in the Bohol Sea, about 10 kilometres off the northern coast of Mindanao. It is politically part of the Northern Mindanao Region of the country and formerly a part of Misamis Oriental province.
Santo Rosario Church News
The first time I've heard about a "Green Church" in the province of Camiguin, I have said that this church is only one of its kind here in our country. This famous church is also known as Sto. Rosario Church located in the rustic town of Sagay.
Unlike the other Spanish colonial churches in the Philippines, Sto. Rosario Church is very simple. Its façade is not conspicuous; rather, it has a weathered beauty that is common to most century-old churches. The altar wall has multi-colored adobe stones, not the antique wooden retablos usually found in old churches.
Though Santo Rosario Church l ...
Santo Rosario Church is a simple but unique century old church. It is also called Our Lady of Holy Rosary Church. Compared to other old churches, it does not have grand interiors or carvings. It also does not look old which is usually how old churches appear.
This is Sto. Rosario Church is located at the town of Sagay, Camiguin Island. It is one of the oldest church in Camiguin yet it is one the youngest looking church in the island. Why
The original church was built in 1882 using coral stones, but sadly the old infrastructures are too weak. So it was retrofitted with steel bars using mo ...
One of the unique churches I've seen is the Sto. Rosario Church in the town of Sagay, province of Camiguin. The church's exterior is very simple, while its adjoining bell tower is partly obscured by trees. It lacks the grandness of a cathedral, no eye-catching carvery on its facade, nor a weathered-look beauty that is common to most century-old churches.
But as what an old adage says, "Don't judge a book by its cover". This ordinary-looking church has more to offer inside. The original church was built in 1882 using coral stones, but the years have taken its toll, making renovations inevita ...