Simbahan at Kumbento ng Recoletos

Simbahan at Kumbento ng Recoletos (HMGR4)

Location: Manila, NCR 22454 Essex County
Country: Philippines

N 14° 35.313', E 120° 58.724'

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Church and Convent of the Recollects

— Recollects Church —

In Tagalog:
Sa pook na ito ipinatayo ang simbahan at kumbento ng San Nicolas de Tolentino ng Order of Augustinian Recollects (OAR)sa kagandahang-loob ni Bernardino del Castillo Maldonado, 1608. Nagsilbing pangunahing kumbento ng mga Recoletos sa Pilipinas, Tsina, Hapon at Marianas Islands. Kilala sa pagiging maadorno at sa malaking kampanaryo. Ang simbahan ay napinsala ng lindol, 30 Nobyembre 1645. Tuluyang nawasak 20 Agosto 1658, muling ipinatayo subalit gumuho dahil sa lindol, 1722; at ipinatayong muli, 1780. Nagtamo ng malubhang pinsala noong labanan sa Maynila, 1945; tuluyang nagiba, 1959. Idinambana sa simbahan ang mga imahen ng Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno, Virgen De la Salud, San Jose at Santa Kucia. Nanirahan sa Kumbento ang naging Santo na si Ezekiel Moreno, and apat na banal na martir ng Hapon, ang banal na si Vicente Soler at anf apat pang martir ng Motril sa Espanya.

Translated, the marker reads:
In this site once stood the Church and Convent of San Nicolas de Tolentino of the Order of Augustinian Recollects(OAR) with the donation of Bernardino del Castillo Maldonado, 1608. Served as the main convent of the Recollects in the Philippines, China, Japan and Mariana Islands. Known to have adorned decorations and large bell tower. The church was damaged in the earthquake of November 30, 1645. Finally collapsed, August 20,1658. Rebuilt but destroyed by an earthquake, 1722; Reconstruct again, 1780. Heavily damaged during the Battle of Manila, 1945; completely destroyed, 1959. The image of the Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno, Virgen de la Salud, San Jose and Santa Lucia was once enshrined here. Ezekiel Moreno who became a saint lived in the convent, as did the four holy martyrs of Japan, the holy Vicente Soler and the four martyrs from Motril, Spain.
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HM NumberHMGR4
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Year Placed2006
Placed ByNational Historical Institute
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 6:57pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)51P E 282249 N 1613786
Decimal Degrees14.58855000, 120.97873333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 14° 35.313', E 120° 58.724'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds14° 35' 18.78" N, 120° 58' 43.44" E
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 252-294 Muralla Street, Manila NCR 22454, PH
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