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San Nicolas de Tolentino Parish Church (Ilocos Norte)

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Country  Philippines
Founded  1584
Phone  +63 77 670 6542
Dedication  Nicholas of Tolentino
Denomination  Roman Catholic
Functional status  Active
Status  Parish church
Archbishop  Marlo Mendoza Peralta
San Nicolas de Tolentino Parish Church (Ilocos Norte)
Location  San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte
Founder(s)  Father Antonio Villanueva
Address  San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
Archdiocese  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Nueva Segovia
Metropolis  Roman Catholic Diocese of Laoag
Similar  Laoag Cathedral, Bacarra Church, San Nicolas de Tolentino, Santa Monica Parish Ch, Paoay Church

The San Nicolas de Tolentino Parish Church is a Roman Catholic parish church located in the municipality of San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte. Exhibiting a baroque fa├žade, the church bears the Spanish coat of arms. A three-storey belltower on its right was built by Father Vitoriano Garcia.

History

San Nicolas Church was first constructed in 1584, the same year the town was founded by the Augustinian friars. The town then was named Visita de Caluntian because of the abundant lanuti tree in the area. The church was reconstructed in 1693 by Father Antonio Villanueva.

References

San Nicolas de Tolentino Parish Church (Ilocos Norte) Wikipedia


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