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Information about National Shrine of Our Lady of the Visitation of Guibang

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Type
Religious Sites
Location
National Shrine Of Our Lady Of The Visitation Of Guibang, Gamu, Isabela, Philippines
Distance From City Center
1.9 km
Family Friendly
Yes
Established date
January 1986
Average rating
4.6
Number of reviews
16

The National Shrine and Parish of Our Lady of the Visitation of Guibang (Filipino: Pambansang Dambana at Parokya ng Mahal na Birhen ng Guibang) (Spanish: Sanctuario Nacional y Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de la Visitacion de Guibang), commonly known as Our Lady of Guibang Shrine, is a parish church and pilgrimage site situated at Brgy. Guibang, Gamu, Isabela, Philippines. The shrine is consecrated to the pilgrim image of Blessed Virgin Mary of Guibang.

It is located in town of Gamu, frequented by travelers passing by the Maharlika Highway. It comes alive every year on the month July when religious pilgrims visit to offer prayers during its feast day. The pilgrim image of the Our Lady of the Visitation was canonically crowned by the Most Rev. Carmine Pocco, Papal Nuncio to the Philippines on 26 May 1973 at the former Saint Ferdinand Cathedral (now Saint Ferdinand Parish Church) in Ilagan City. The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines at its 52nd Annual Bishop's Meeting held in Tagaytay City in 24–26 January 1986 have approved the petition of His Excellency, the late Most Rev. Miguel Purugganan, former Bishop of the Diocese of Ilagan for the Church of Our Lady of the Visitation of Guibang to be called a National Shrine.

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