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. Maraming ulit niyang ipinanukala na ilipat ang simbahan at pamayanan … Read moreKuwentong sementeryo

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 Virgen.           –Jose P. Rizal   … Read moreJose Rizal, deboto ni Maria

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 from which it is told.  At times, legends may have elements of … Read moreTaytay legends and history

Catechism and native language

Pedro Calungsod

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 of their origin and arrival in these islands; their customs … Read moreCatechism and native language

Taytay founded


(First posted November 14, 2014; Current post edited) 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 Taytay, now a first … Read moreTaytay founded


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