National Shrine of Our Mother of Perpetual Help
The National Shrine of Our Mother of Perpetual Help, also called the Redemptorist Church and the Baclaran Church, is a Roman Catholic parish church under the vicariate of the parish of Santa Rita de Cascia in the Diocese of Parañaque. The edifice is on Roxas Boulevard in the barangay of Baclaran in Parañaque City, Metro Manila. It is one of the most widely known churches in Metro Manila, and devotees from many parts of the region regularly flock to the sanctuary every Wednesday in what has become known as Baclaran Day. The parish celebrates its fiesta on June 27, the feast day of Our Mother of Perpetual Help.
The building has a seating capacity of 2,000, but as many as 11,000 people can be inside during masses. There are an estimated 120,000 devotees affiliated with the church.
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