Monday, March 21, 2016

Visita Iglesia in Makati



Makati has a multitude of Roman Catholic churches which you can consider for your upcoming Visita Iglesia. Within the vicinity of the Makati Central Business District alone, there is good mix of old and new churches to visit. Here are seven churches perfect for your Visita Iglesia. They are located so near to each other, you can complete your Visita Iglesia in just two to three hours.

National Shrine of the Sacred Heart
The National Shrine of the Sacred Heart is located in San Antonio Village, Makati and is accessible via Ayala Avenue and Metropolitan Avenue. It was declared a Jubilee Shrine where visitors can gain plenary indulgence by receiving the Holy Communion, and saying the following prayers for the intentions of the Holy Father (Pope Francis) and the Priests: Apostles Creed, Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be, and the following invocations: Sacred Heart of Jesus, Have mercy on us; Immaculate Heart of Mary, Pray for us; St. John Marie Vianney, Pray for us.

The shrine has its own parking lot, but streetside parking is also allowed along Sacred Heart Street and Dao Street.

Contact: +63 (02) 895-6331 / +63 (02) 890-5357
Mobile: +63 (0922) 898-1006
Website: nsshph.blogspot.com
Facebook: Facebook.com/NationalShrineOfTheSacredHeart

St. Andrew the Apostle Parish Church
The St. Andrew the Apostle Parish Church is located in Bel-Air II, Makati, near SM Jazz Mall and Century City Mall, and is accessible from Nicanor Garcia Street and Kalayaan Avenue. The church was built in 1968 and is one of the most modern-looking church structures in Makati. The church has a spacious parking lot, but street-side parking is also allowed along Kalayaan Avenue.

Contact: +63 (02) 890-1796
Website: saaparish.com
Facebook: Facebook.com/SAAParish

San Pedro Macati Church
The San Pedro Macati Church, also called Sts. Peter and Paul Paris Church, is a centuries old Baroque-style church located in Poblacion, Makati. It was built in 1620 making it the oldest church in Makati. It is accessible from J.P. Rizal Avenue and P. Burgos Street. In front of the church is a small plaza that serves as a parking lot during Sunday masses. Street-side parking is not allowed.

Nuestra Señora de Gracia Church
The Nuestra Señora de Gracia Church, also known as Guadalupe Church, is another centuries old Baroque-style church in Makati located in Guadalupe Viejo, near Power Plant Mall in Rockwell Center. It was built in 1630 making it the second oldest church in Makati. It is accessible from EDSA via Bernardino Street or from Estrella Drive via Gumamela Street. The church has a spacious parking lot. Street-side parking is not allowed.

Santuario de San Antonio Parish Church
The Santuario de San Antonio Parish Church serves the Roman Catholic communities of Forbes Park and Dasmarinas Village, Makati. It is located along McKinley Road, the road connecting Makati to BGC. The church grounds has lush greens and the road is covered by a tunnel of trees. The church is also famous for weddings. In front of the church is San Antonio Plaza with a parking lot that serves both the church and the adjacent commercial center. Street-side parking is also allowed along McKinley Road.

Contact Number: +63 (02) 843-8830 to 31
Website: ssaparish.com
Facebook: Santuario de San Antonio Parish Church

Greenbelt Chapel
The Greenbelt Chapel is located right at the center of the Greenbelt shopping complex. It was built in 1983 and has seen the development of the Greenbelt shopping complex throughout the years. Despite rapid development and commercialization of the area, the chapel is preserved and now beautifully stands in the middle of the lush greens of Greenbelt Park.

Contact: +63 (02) 729-8173 / 729-8174
Website: greenbeltchapel.org
Facebook: Facebook.com/GreenbeltChapel

St. John Bosco Parish Church
The St. John Bosco Parish Church was established in 1976 in San Lorenzo Village, Makati by the Salesian Society. The church is located right at the corner of Arnaiz Avenue and Amorsolo Street. It serves the Roman Catholic community of San Lorenzo Village and Legazpi Village. It has a spacious parking lot but do expect heavy traffic as you enter the church compound. Street-side parking is not allowed.

Contact: +63 (02) 894-5932 to 34
Website: sjbmakati.com
Facebook: St. John Bosco Parish

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