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St. Dominic Church, Lal-lo

Written By: Kaloy - Apr• 01•10

Lal-lo, St. Dominic Church, Lal-loCagayan Valley
St. Dominic stand at the former site of the church of Tocalana during the time were the city of Lal-lo had three parishes One of w/c was the parish of the cathedral that was served by the secular clergy up to 1788. 25 years later the parish of Bagumbayan was established and entrusted to the Dominicans by Bishop Diego De Soria in 1813. All happened when Lal-lo was still better known as Nueva Segovia.

Just recently they celebrated 100 years after Pope Pius X signed the Apostolic Decree that created a separate Diocese on the 9th of April 1910 a one year earlier than the Diocese at Tuguegarao cathedral. The church also houses one of the oldest crosses in the region, now covered in glass. The cross overlooks the mighty Cagayan river that nourishes and sustains the people of Cagayan Valley.

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