Memorial in Catbalogan

Doña Paz Memorial

In Pieta Park (also called Doña Paz Memorial Park) this memorial is for the victims of the 1987 Doña Paz ferry disaster; most of the 4300 or so victims were from Catbalogan and elsewhere on Samar. Just 24 people sur…
Church in Catbalogan

St Bartholomew the Apostle Church

There's been a church on this site since 1616. Today's structure, dating from the mid-19th century, replaced two earlier buildings which were destroyed by fire. It faces Pieta Park.