Monday, October 24, 2011

Santa Maria Della Strada Parish, Katipunan

Just realized that Katipunan is very much "Ateneo."

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Madonna Della Strada or Santa Maria Della Strada — the Italian for Our Lady of the Way, or Our Lady of the Road — is the name of a late 15th or 16th century image of the Blessed Virgin Mary, enshrined at the Church of the Gesu in Rome, motherchurch of the Society of Jesus religious order of the Roman Catholic Church. The Madonna Della Strada is the patroness of the Society of Jesus. Its founder, Ignatius of Loyola, was said to have been protected by the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary during battle in his service as a soldier. Read more Santa Maria Della Strada

The Church Exteriors

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The Belfry

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The Church's four corners. From L-R: The Church Front (Pansol); Entrance from La Vista; The Cinerarium and the Parish Office.

The Church Interiors

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The Blessed Sacrament

This place always evokes memories of childhood...

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Other Religious Images inside the Parish

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From L-R: San Antonio, San Jose, Mama Mary, the Crucifixion and Sto. Nino.

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Our Lady of the Rosary

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