Thousands of devotees, guests and visitors from all over the Philippines and abroad witnessed on Tuesday the solemn declaration of Saint John the Baptist Parish in Badoc, Ilocos Norte as a minor basilica . In the Philippines, the 200-year old Basilica Minore of Saint John the Baptist, where the La Virgen Milagrosa de Badoc is
Ilocos Norte government won the “Pearl Award” as the best tourism-oriented province in the Philippines from the Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippines (ATOP) and the Department of Tourism (DOT) held the awarding ceremonies on October 5, 2018 in Cagayan de Oro City.
Ilocanos paid their last respect to a former archbishop in the city after the remains of the late Archbishop Edmundo Abaya was brought to the St. William’s Cathedral on September 24-26. Archbishop Abaya, who was the first Filipino Bishop appointed by the late Pope John Paul II, died at the age of 89 on September
Heavy downpour spawned by the southwest monsoon caused floods and landslides in Ilocos Norte, prompting local officials to declare the whole province under a state of calamity over the weekend. Classes and work in government offices were suspended at noon Friday. Many roads in the province were also closed due to floods.
Vatican grants Ilocos Norte its first IP priest, a 29-year-old deacon is set to be ordained on Tuesday, July 31, in his home-parish of Saint Gabriel in Nueva Era, Ilocos Norte and those attending his first mass will receive a special plenary indulgence. Catholic Church members in the Diocese of Laoag led by Bishop Renato
The provincial government of Ilocos Norte has coordinated with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, National Historical Commission of the Philippines, National Museum, and the Department of Public Works and Highways to stop the demolition of the 200-year old bridge Puente de Barit. Social media had drawn attention to road development projects of
Thousands of devotes of the La Virgen Milagrosa de Badoc, the revered Patroness of Ilocos Norte, witnessed the Pontifical Coronation of her image, the Feast of the Visitation of Our Lady, at her shrine at the St. the Baptist Parish in the town of Badoc. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle led the solemn rites