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Monasterio de Santa Clara

1040 Katipunan Avenue | Barangay Loyola Heights, Quezon City, Luzon 1108, Philippines
+63 2 913 5159
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Offering Eggs and Prayers

It's my fourth time to visit but my third time to visit with family. Apart from being able to pray... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
dencon1219
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A Good Place To Pray and Ponder To Christians Alike

Santa Clara is famous for offering eggs to the monastery and writing your prayers with it. They... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Rej R
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1040 Katipunan Avenue | Barangay Loyola Heights, Quezon City, Luzon 1108, Philippines
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+63 2 913 5159
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

It's my fourth time to visit but my third time to visit with family. Apart from being able to pray, this place shows us that people come together as a family or a group to offer petitions and have faith

2  Thank dencon1219
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Santa Clara is famous for offering eggs to the monastery and writing your prayers with it. They also offer blessing of religious artifacts. Church mass is held every early morning and late afternoon.

5  Thank Rej R
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

If you know about Madre Jerónima, the intrepid nun from Spain painted by Velázquez in the seventeenth century, you must go here. Her bones are in the south side of the chapel behind a plaque. Unfortunately the original convent was bombed during WWII. Look out...More

Thank jnc4321
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

I went here with my girlfriend 24-7-17. Ambiance was quite peaceful even though it was a roadside establishments. Egg vendors outside are convenient for people to buy their offerings. We bough 6 pieces for 40 php, already wrapped in offering paper. We arrived just before...More

23  Thank Rodney Y
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

The place is very spacious and brings out calmness in you. Upon entering the church, you will have a feeling of relief and peace. A very good place to spend time with the Lord and pray.

2  Thank iornej11
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

“It is believed that offering eggs to the Poor Clares in exchange for prayer petition of a good weather, works. By tradition, a dozen eggs (representing the twelve months of the year) is offered even if one wishes only for a day or two without...More

6  Thank comelycherie04
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

The monastery was moved because of road expansion... but it has remained to be a place of solemnity and peace. Our prayer request and petitions have never failed when these are lifted by the nuns of this monastery. Gifts to the monastery are not limited...More

3  Thank Sunshine1770
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

I was wondering what are they sellings eggs. It was used as an offeratory together with your petitions.

3  Thank Maria Isabelle T
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

While studying law at Manila, I would always ride the LRT 1 if I needed some quiet time to pray. Now that we live at QC, we often attend the 6am mass.

1  Thank annationgson
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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We went here after dropping by PAWS (Philippine Animal Welfare Society). I was told that the chapel has been moved due to the road expansion, so the chapel that is currrently standing looks different from the ones in the older pictures. It is still a...More

Thank jl0ufajard0
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