Manila: Paco Church

Located inside Paco Park in the district of Paco in Manila, Paco Church is known as the small domed church in the middle of Paco Park.

Paco Church is also known as Saint Pancratius Chapel. It was built together with the park walls sometime in the late 1700s it was completed in 1820.
The church is inside this park
church facade
My wife in front of the church
different angles of the dome shaped church
..another angle of the church
Church schedule
Close up of the church facade
The church has a Romanesque architectural design that is coordinated with the designs of its surroundings. The small church is named after Pancratius, a young Christian martyr of Rome, who is considered to be the patron saint of children. His feast day is celebrated every 12th of May.
Behind the church is the former resting place of Jose Rizal. The National Hero of the Philippines.

Saint Pancratius Chapel holds mass every Sunday. The church is maintained and managed by the Venetian fathers who also manage Adamson University.

Getting there:

Since Paco Church is in Manila, it is easily accessible by jeepneys or by taxi.

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