Kuwentong sementeryo

Ay naku, dating sementeryo pala ang sinaunang bayan ng Taytay, Rizal. Ang Visita de Santa Ana de Sapa, ang unang pamayanan ng Taytay na itinatag ng mga Franciscanong frayle noong 1579. Lagi itong binabaha dahil nasa gilid ng Laguna de Bay. Si Padre Chirino ay naging kura paroko noong 1591. Read More …

Jose Rizal, deboto ni Maria

   He aqui la Virgen Maria: Sientes la dulce armonia Que se oye entre cantos mil? O si amigo! La percibo, La miro tambien venir… Oh, que secreta alegria Yo siento dentro de mi! Unamos a nuestros acentos En este dia feliz, Saludemos a la Read More …

Taytay legends and history

  IN MANY places in the country, there usually appears a folktale, a legend so to speak, explaining the origin of the town and how it got its name. It is passed down from one generation to another manifesting the characteristics of the time and place Read More …

Catechism and native language

On Language, Culture, Catechism The pre-Hispanic “Filipino” literature was mainly oral rather than written. Augustinian historian Fray Gaspar de San Agustin wrote in his Conquistas de las Islas Filipinas, 1698: “They have their letters and characters… but never is any ancient writing found among them, nor word Read More …

Taytay founded

P O S I T I O N   P A P E R   24th of JUNE 1579: THE FOUNDING DAY OF TAYTAY   ABSTRACT This paper comes to present a historic matter of utmost and foremost significance: the founding day of the town of Read More …