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Monday, November 14, 2011

Nuestra Señora dela Soledad de Porta Vaga

Nuestra Señora dela Soledad de Porta Vaga, reputed to be a relic of Spain, is a painting of the Virgin Mary framed in carved wood. The relic is said to have been discovered, beached on the shores between the old Puerto Vaga in Cavite City and Barrio San Roque during the 18th century. The painting, presently set in precious gems, is also known as the "Virgin of a Thousand Miracles" because of many miracles granted to the faithful devotees from the day of its discovery to the present.

Location : San Roque Parish Church, Cavite City
How to get there : Saulog and St. Anthony buses travel from Metro Manila to Cavite City via Aguinaldo Highway or Cavitex. From there jeepneys and tricycles can be availed of to take you to San Roque Church.
Travel time : 1 1/2 hours' drive from Manila

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