Other interesting details inside Carcar Church

Folk relief of an angel found at the upper parts of the nave. Compared to the other angel sculpture at the columns, this might be much older. Note also the faded frescoes that used to decorate the church

Folk relief of an angel found at the upper parts of the nave. Compared to the other angel sculpture at the columns, this might be much older. Note also the faded frescoes that used to decorate the church

Inside Carcar Church are several interesting details that would keep a visitor delighted. Other than the ceiling paintings and woodwork, pulpit, retablo mayor, and tombs, there are long faded frescoes, carved stations of the cross and exquisite holy water fonts made of marble done in different generations easily catches the eye. You have angel relieves lining the naves in different styles. One is more modern than the other.

The photos used in this series were taken between 2005 and 2008 as the author visits this church from time to time. Special thanx to Lorens Gibb Lapinid for the assistance in 2008. Moving your eyes to the columns dividing the three naves, one notices the heavy stations of the cross done in relief and rests on a pedestal . The text is in Spanish. Atop these are plaster angel sculptures.

A few years ago, one of the angel fell due to weakened supports exposing the coral stones of the columns. As a precautionary measure, the parish priest had all the statues taken down. After howls of protest, there are plans of returning these back to their original perch.

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