Jose “Ding” A. Fernandez
Author: “Lakbay-Pananampalataya – Parokya ni San Juan Bautista – Taytay”.
Blog site/s: “Taytay ni Juan”, “Lakbay Taytay”, and “Kislap-Pintig”
Creator-Publisher: “lolaana88” YouTube Channel
e-Publisher-Editor: “Espiritu at Buhay” newsletter
e-Publisher-Editor: ARISE Bulletin
ProLife couple-coordinator, St. John the Baptist Parish (SJBP)
A leader: Basic Ecclesial Communities @ St. John the Baptist Parish (SJBP), Taytay
Human rights advocate Artist for BALAY Rehabilitation Center, Inc.
Past: Art Director: Proprint, Philippine Agenda, Philippine News and Features (PNF);
Lecturer: Center for Advocacy Communication Services (CACS)
Chair: Ad hoc Committee, Alliance of Rizaleños for Integrity and Social Enlightenment (ARISE!)
Taytay traces its faith journey from the Spanish era. The book is more than just a record of the past. It narrates the evangelizing mission of the Church.
Our historic past is “kept secret” and “unknown” for centuries. It is hardly revealed in standard history textbooks nor taught in schools. Sadly, the town and people are denied of rich heritage, history, and identity, as Christians, Filipinos, and Taytayeños.
Franciscan missionary Juan de Plasencia is yet to be formally recognized as the founder of Taytay in 1579.
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
Si Padre Juan Diego de Oropesa ay nagmula sa bayan ng Oropesa, probinsiya ng Toledo, España. Naging misyonerong Franciscano siya noong 1575. Napabilang siya sa unang grupong dumating sa Filipinas na kasama nina Padre Juan de Plasencia noong Hulyo 2, 1578
Come June 24 this year of 2017, the town of Taytay and the St. John the Baptist Parish will jointly celebrate fiesta. It is the feast and solemnity of the birth of the Parish’s patron, St. John the Baptist. It is also
Ang tatay ng Taytay SI PADRE JUAN Portocarrero de Plasencia (OFM) ang founder, ang tatay ng bayang Taytay. Siya’y nagmula sa isang maykaya-sa-buhay at marangal na pamilya. Isinilang siya noong 1520 sa bayang Plasencia, rehiyong Extremadura, España. Ang ama niya’y si Don Pedro Portocarrero
Merry CHRISTmas to all!