Churches Near Camella Tierra Nevada For This Year’s Simbang Gabi

One of the most important traditions that Filipinos have every Christmas is Misa de Gallo or Simbang Gabi. Simbang Gabi is a series of nine consecutive church masses that starts on December 16 and ends on December 24. Simbang Gabi happens around 3 am and ends before sunrise. Completing the Misa de Gallo will grant your wish. The night mass is done to commemorate the nine days before the birth of Jesus Christ.

Simbang Gabi continues whether you’re living in the province or the city. In this modern time, most churches are decorated with colorful Christmas lights, lanterns, and beautiful parols. Simbang Gabi is also seen as requesting blessings from Lord Jesus Christ.

Camella Tierra Nevada

Camella Tierra Nevada
Camella Tierra Nevada | House and Lot for Sale in General Trias Cavite

Camella Tierra Nevada is one of the biggest Camella projects in the province of Cavite. This 100-hectare real estate development is located strategically in the progressive city of General Trias. It has taken advantage of the region’s growth, making the property an ideal investment choice. Its central location ensures that homeowners are merely minutes away from the Metro and malls like Vista Mall General Trias, schools, hospitals, and churches.

Camella Tierra Nevada is part of Barangay San Fransisco, a barangay in General Trias located along the open canal road, an alternative expressway connecting General Trias to Imus, Cavite, Daang Hari Road, and Metro Manila.

Camella Tierra Nevada can be reached through four main routes: (1) via Coastal Road and Aguinaldo Highway from Manila; (2) through Daang-Hari and Arnaldo Highway from Alabang; and (3)  via the Carmona Exit from South Luzon Expressway (SLEX); (4) the convenient  Aguinaldo Highway and Dasmarinas.

Many churches are very near the community, where people can attend the Simbang Gabi and other religious gatherings. 

Here is the list of popular churches around General Trias to experience Simbang Gabi with your family.

Churches in Genera Trias near Camella Tierra Nevada

St. Francis of Assisi Parish Church

St. Francis of Assisi Parish Church General Trias
St. Francis of Assisi Parish Church General Trias | Photo by Ramon FVelasquez from Wikipedia

One of the famous churches in General Trias is the St. Francis of Assisi Parish Church, commonly known as the General Trias Church. This is the first Catholic Parish Church and the first stone church in the municipality of General Trias. The St. Francis of Assisi Parish Church is located at the Town Plaza of General Trias, which is also called San Francisco de Malabon, as a commemoration of its patron saint.  

Looking at the exterior of the Church, you would notice the well-preserved antique and middle-aged wood from which the Church is made. The old Spanish architecture surrounding this Church is also an eye-catcher for tourists. The St. Francis of Assisi Parish Church is a landmark in General Trias. 

The first Church in General Trias was primarily made by the Franciscans but was transferred to the Jesuits in 1624. In 1753, the Church became its parish. This Church was also used by the Banda San Francisco de Malabon as a training ground to practice the national anthem before performing it during the Philippine declaration of independence. Because of this, this church was declared as a historic structure by the National Historical Institute.

Saint Vincent Ferrer Parish Church

Saint Vincent Ferrer Parish Church in General Trias Cavite | Photo from harwego on

Another Church near Camella Tierra Nevada is Saint Vincent Ferrer Parish Church, located at Manggahan General Trias Cavite. San Vicente Ferrer was known for his religious poverty and believed to have the gift of miracles. Moreover, this saint was called the “angel of judgment” and is the patron of builders, plumbers, and construction workers.

Compared to the St. Francis of Assisi Church, this Church is relatively younger as it was established around 1984 as a chapel. In 1998, this Church was established as a religious center, and in 2002, it became the Saint Vincent Ferrer Parish church that residents of General Trias know and love today. 

Saint Vincent Ferrer Parish Church is a compact church that can accommodate around 100-200 people. According to the Church, its schedule for this year’s Misa de Gallo is 4 am, 6 pm, and 8 pm from December 16 to 24. 

St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish

St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish
St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish General Trias Cavite | Photo by SGAP Page from Facebook

One of the newest Churches in General Trias is the St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish, located along Arnaldo Highway near Camella Tierra Nevada. This Church was newly open to the public only last November of this year. This Church is near schools, office buildings, and other subdivisions. 

The Church is currently under construction and further restoration. However, the parish priest of this Church is already conducting Sunday mass through the parts of the Church that are already finished. This could be an option if you want a church near Camella Tierra Nevada. Sure, the Church is not yet finished. However, the gospel remains the same. 

Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish

Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish General Trias Cavite | Photo from amelitogalicha from Wikimapia

Another church near Camella Tierra Nevada is Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish. It is located at Brgy. Javalera, General Trias Cavite. This Church is very popular with the workers near the area. If you have heard of Gateway Business Park, this Church is only a walk away from the industry. Many people and workers are attending mass in Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish. 

Its patron, Our Lady of Guadalupe (also known as the Virgin of Guadalupe), is a Catholic title of the Virgin Mary and is believed to be associated with her five apparitions. In 1887, Pope Leo XII granted the image a decree of canonical coronation. In 1895, the image was pontifically crowned. 

The importance of living near places of worship

As Filipinos, we will never get tired of attending to the traditions we have been continuously doing since childhood. Even when we are busy with our life now, we must not forget to appreciate and celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. People with strong religious faith will surely benefit from a home near places of worship. 

Being close to a church can provide a sense of community and support. This can be particularly valuable for those who are active members of their church and participate in regular services and events. Being near a church can also make accessing spiritual guidance and support from religious leaders easier.

The Philippines is a highly religious country, and most Filipinos strongly believe in God. Camella Tierra Nevada, alongside other Camella projects in Cavite, ensures that homeowners can have easy access to important nearby destinations, such as churches. Camella brings to life a cherished dream that every Filipino aspires for – a key to a home that is safe, secure, convenient, complete with amenities, and in an environment that nurtures good neighborly relationships.

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