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Laguna Church Series: San Juan Bautista Church

By Ian_delapena
The Neglected Church: San Juan Bautista ChurchLaguna Church Series: San Juan Bautista Church
While most of the old Churches would boast about how old their structures are, this particular church though its age shows its antiquity cannot do the same. No one knows when the church was really built as most of the documents and things in the church were lost.
For over 40 years the church was taken for granted when the parish was transfered to another location. During that time no one took care of the structure and unfortunately the church had to be retrofitted with a new roof because of the damages it sustained from natural calamities, and due to the construction the important parts of the church had to be torn down as well.

Laguna Church Series: San Juan Bautista Church

Bas relief of saint john baptizing Christ 


Laguna Church Series: San Juan Bautista Church

The patron saint of the parish atop the entrance arch


Laguna Church Series: San Juan Bautista Church

View of the bell tower from what is left of a convent


Still there are treasures to be found inside the church. slowly they are rebuilding the parish bit by bit, one parishioner at a time.I particularly love this church because it is one of the few churches that faces the Laguna lake. I pray that this beautiful parish recovers and bring back the people back to this church.
For more information about tours for the Laguna Churches you may contact
Joel Aldor
ILLUMINATI TRAVEL AND TOURS PHILIPPINESUnit 3, #8225 Vicmar Bldg., Constancia St.,Brgy., Olympia, Makati City 1207Mobile +639174797015

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