MALINAO, AKLAN ─ The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP), led by its Chairman Rene R. Escalante, will unveil the historical marker Simbahan ng Malinao on Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 3:30 p.m. in Malinao, Aklan. The marker states:
SIMBAHAN NG MALINAO
NAGING PAROKYA SA PATRONATO NI SAN JOSE SA ILALIM NG DIYOSESIS NG CEBU, 1798 AT NAPASAILALIM SA DIYOSESIS NG JARO, 1865. ITINAYO ANG KASALUKUYANG SIMBAHAN NA YARI SA BATO SA PANUNUNGKULAN NI PADRE FRANCISCO GAMBOA JAYME, 1883-1889. PINASINAYAAN, 13 ABRIL 1889. NAGING HIMPILAN NG MGA HAPON NOONG IKALAWANG DIGMAANG PANDAIGIDG, 1943-1944. NAPINSALA NG LINDOL, 1948. NAPASAILALIM SA DIYOSESIS NG CAPIZ, 1951. ISINAAYOS ANG HARAP NG SIMBAHAN, 1956; AT ANG KAMPANARYO, 1960. NAGING BAHAGI NG DIYOSESIS NG KALIBO, 1976.
The Chairman will officially turn over the marker to Most Rev. Jose Corazon T. Tala-oc, DD, Diocese of Kalibo. Fr. Hermino Q. Felipe, Jr., Parish Priest, St. Joseph the Worker Parish Church and the NHCP Acting Executive Director Ludovico D. Badoy will stand as witnesses during the signing of the certificate of transfer.
The NHCP is the national government agency mandated to promote Philippine history through its museums, research and publications, and to preserve historical heritage through conservation and the marking of historic sites and structures.
For more information, contact the Historic Sites and Education Division at NHCP tel. nos. 3351217 and 5231019.