Regina RICA stands for Regina Rosarii Institute for Contemplation in Asia and is located along Marcos Highway in Sitio Aguho, Sampaloc, Tanay Rizal. Regina Rica is a 71-foot-tall statue of the Queen of the Holy Rosary.
Regina RICA started with Sr. Eppie Brasil, OP who founded the Dominican Sisters of Regina Rosarii way back in 1998. The Regina Rosarii Contemplative Association grew ...
over the years and in 2009 they established the Regina Rosarii Institute for Contemplation in Asia (Regina RICA) in Tanay, Rizal which quickly became a popular pilgrimage site.
The primary mission of Regina RICA and the Dominican Sisters of Regina Rosarii is to teach as many people as they can about contemplative prayer and the contemplative way of life. The sisters holds dear the words of Jesuit theologian Karl Rahner "In the days ahead, you will either be a mystic (one who has experienced God for real) or nothing at all."
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Welcome to RIZAL officially known as the Province of Rizal (Filipino: Lalawigan ng Rizal) is a province in the Philippines located in the Calabarzon region, just 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) east of Manila. The province is named after Jose Rizal, one of the main national heroes of the Philippines. Rizal is bordered by Metro Manila to the west, Bulacan to the north, Quezon to the east and Laguna to the southeast. The province also lies on the northern shores of Laguna de Bay, the largest lake in the country. Rizal is a mountainous province perched on the western slopes of the southern portion of the ...
Rizals tourism industry could be hurting from a major road accident that killed 15 people on a school trip in February, but thanks to its thriving culture and natural wonders and accessibility, the province sees a good chance of recovering fast.
A predominantly Tagalog-speaking province, Rizal is Metro Manilas closest neighbor, located just 16 kilometers to the capital?s east. It is said that the national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal, as a child, used to come here with his mother Teodora Alonso Realonda, a devotee of Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage, the provinces patroness.
Local culture and ...
The town of Tanay is a favorite weekend getaway for Manileños, due to its proximity to the metropolis (a two-hour drive away). Visitors are attracted by its cool weather, clean air and majestic view of the Laguna Lake and the Sierra Mountain Range. The magnificence of Tanay is reflected in its natural scenery and exceptional adventure landscapes that include majestic waterfalls, awe-inspiring rock formations, clean rivers and breathtaking mountains.
The picturesque, 14-meter-high Daranak Falls, one of the flagship destinations of Tanay, is hidden on the mountainside of the Sierra Madre Ran ...
One of the things I have on my bucket list for this year is to witness a real falls. I have never seen one in my life so when I was searching the web, looking for an easily accessible falls (with no trekking required), I stumbled upon this so-called Daranak Falls located in Tanay. As I did some research, I was surprised that Tanay alone has so many wonderful places to offer and my eagerness to visit the place brought me to this package tour hosted by Bakasyonista. We went to seven different destinations in Tanay in just one day. So without any further ado, allow me to give you a glimpse of my ...
Only a few hours away from Manila is the town of Tanay in Rizal, an accessible destination where adventure and exciting activities await such as spelunking in an impressive caving system, trekking to two breathtaking waterfalls and visiting numerous sightseeing spots.
Below are 8 Destinations you can Go To on Your Rizal Day Tour
1. Pililla Windmills
Pililla Windmills is situated on the top of the hills overlooking Laguna de Bay and the rolling grasslands of Tanay on the other side. The site coverage of Pililla wind farm is 4,515 hectares. All in all, there are a total of 27 wind turbin ...
This tour is one of those spontaneous travels I've been. Two days before the Tanay tour, I saw this random post from Affordable Travel and Tour agency on Facebook regarding their Tanay tour. Since it's affordable, a day tour only and I don't have any plans yet on that day, I sent them a message and asked if there's still an available slot. Fortunately enough, they replied right away and said there is. I deposited the full payment, and booked my slot.
Exploring Rizal: A Great Place within the City to Unwind
It was 4:30am when we left our meeting place in Quezon Ave. We're a total of 12 pe ...