Carmelite Church – Mandalagan, Bacolod

The external structure of the Carmelite Church shows white walls, red roof, and blue highlights on the pillars and edges. The roof is triangular with a cross on top-front-center. Under the cross is a flower-like circular glass window with eight petals. Another cross under the circular window is on the wall above a semicircular window that is partially covered by a balcony. The main entrance, a brown semi-oblong door, is under the balcony. There are also several similar doors on the sides as well as semi-oblong glass windows on both sides of the balcony.

Also known as: Carmelite Chapel, Carmel of St. Joseph, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

Address: Carmelite Monastery, Lacson St. Mandalagan, Bacolod City [View Map]

Telephone: (034)441-2484

Fax: no info

Rector: no info

Office Hours: Monday to Saturday 9:00am-11:00am & 3:00pm-5:00pm

Mass Schedule

Monday to Saturday: 6:30am

Saturday Anticipated Mass: 5:30pm

Sunday: 7:00am

Photo Gallery

The sanctuary of Carmelite Church is mainly white and beige on walls and pillars, while the ceiling has a blue and white cloud-like pattern. The center of the wall behind the altar depicts Jesus in his risen form; both hands are raised and wearing white. The sanctuary is one step above the main floor, and behind the altar are three steps to where the priest's chair and the tabernacle are situated. The tabernacle is a metallic box on the wall below the risen Jesus. The altar is draped with a purple cloth and has chi-rho christogram on the front surface of its stand. A wooden lectern is also on the right of the sanctuary (left as seen from the nave) just outside the first elevated step.Statues of St. Teresa Of Lisieux and St. John of the Cross inside Carmelite Church. The statue of St. John of the Cross is mounted on the wall. He is wearing a black clerical robe and beige cape. He is crossing his arms, with a small cross held by his left hand. A disk-like halo with floral patterns is behind his head. St. Teresa stands on a brown wood-like pedestal. She wears brown clothing with a beige cloak. She is hugging a cross with pink flowers growing on it. Also in this picture is an altar-like table with a Celtic cross in front under the statue of St. John. St. Theresa's podium stands on the left of this table.A depiction of the nativity in a covered area outside Carmelite Church. The statues here are all white: baby Jesus on a crib made of actual hay, Joseph standing and Mary sitting beside Jesus. Three sheep are facing Jesus near his feet, and two men, probably shepherds, standing and kneeling on the back of the sheep.A state of St. Anne, the mother of Mary, holding a book. Anne is wearing a red robe with goldtone cloak. She also has a flower-like halo on the back of her head and a dove on her right shoulder. An altar-like table is leaning on the wall under her stand. In front of this table is a wooden stand containing a figure of Sto. NiƱo, the child Jesus in green garb and wearing a crown, inside a glass with a wooden frame.A white statue of Mary holding baby Jesus. They are surrounded by several flowers and plants in an open area. Steel arcs also form a frame around Mary. The red roof of Carmelite Church is visible in the background.

Published on July 6, 2019 under categories: Particular Churches.

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