It was during a visit in Pulilan, on the occasion of the Kneeling Carabao Festival last month that I have finally explored more of this municipality in Bulacan. Before, I just pass the town enroute to Baliuag or Cagayan Valley and only know when I’m there once I see the statue of a kneeling carabao …
This is a series on the different churches in various areas in the country that can be followed as a guide for the much observed Filipino Catholic Lenten tradition of the Visita Iglesia. Click the image at the right to access the rest of the posts.
This is the second part of my Bulacan Visita Iglesia series. The first can be found at this post.
The province of Bulacan is rich not only in history but it is one of the earliest, about 1572, to be Christianized. Testament to this are the presence of several colonial era churches that can be found in several towns and cities. Two religious orders divided the province: the Augustinians took care of the central and northern part while the Franciscans the south.