Shrine of Mary, Queen of Peace-Our Lady of Edsa/ EDSA Shrine (Quezon City)

The EDSA Shrine:

The EDSA Shrine

About the Shrine: The Shrine of Mary, Queen of Peace, Our Lady of EDSA, or more popularly, the EDSA Shrine is a small church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Manila located at the intersection of Ortigas Avenue and Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) in Quezon City. The shrine, built in 1989 originally to commemorate the memories of the People Power Revolution and its peaceful outcome, stands on the site of two peaceful demonstrations that toppled Philippine presidents Ferdinand Marcos (the People Power Revolution or EDSA I) and Joseph Estrada (the EDSA Revolution of 2001 or EDSA II). It is officially called the “Shrine of Mary, Queen of Peace” or “Our Lady of Peace Quasi-Parish”, although these names are seldom used.

The EDSA Shrine is part of the Ortigas Center, a complex of office buildings and commercial centers that occupy large tracts of land in portions of Quezon City, Mandaluyong City, and Pasig City.

Other Sites to Visit: Wikipeda, The Edsa Shrine: A Wasted Opportunity

Official Website of the Shrine: Shrine of Mary, Queen of Peace

Other Pictures of the Shrine:

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