Who celebrated the first Catholic Mass?
Odoric of Pordenone, an Italian and Franciscan friar and missionary explorer, is heartily believed by many Pangasinenses to have celebrated the first mass in Pangasinan in around 1324 that would have predated the mass held in 1521 by Ferdinand Magellan.
Where did the first Mass happen according to Francisco Albo?
ON THIS DAY, the First Mass in the Philippines was held on the island of Limasawa, Southern Leyte by the expedition of Ferdinand Magellan. Also the first baptism in the country, it marked the start of centuries of Catholic influence, making the Philippines the only predominantly Roman Catholic country in Asia.
Where do you think was the first Mass in the Philippines held support your answer with primary sources?
view of the panel that, upon a preponderance of evidence culled from the primary sources, the first ever Christian Mass on Philippine soil on March 31, 1521 was celebrated in the island of Limasawa south of Leyte,” concluded the commission in its 24-page decision.
Who officiated the first mass according to Nhcp?
CEBU CITY — Eight months before the 500th anniversary of the “first” Mass in the country, the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) has determined that Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan and his Spanish contingent held the event in Limasawa town, Southern Leyte.