John the Baptist, the patron saint of the San Juan Bautista
Church, the oldest church in Bulacan.
This year's theme is 'San Juan Bautista
: Huwaran ng mga Kabataan sa Misyon ng Paglilingkod.' Activities include a nine-day novena and procession, fluvial procession and arts and culture night.
The image was first enshrined in the Church of San Juan Bautista
of the Augustinian Recollects at Bagumbayan, Luneta.
The magnificent Cathedral of San Juan Bautista
, almost half a millennium old, is right across the street, a bonus for marriage-minded twosomes, according to El Convento spokesperson Neisha Martinez.
Their children and their spouses are Nancy and Steven Holeman of Beaverton; Michael and Liz O'Hearn of San Juan Bautista
, Calif.; and Susan and Tom Joll of Springfield.