THE CATHEDRALS OF MANILA PHILIPPINES

Douglas Semple
2 min readAug 19, 2021

The last time I was in the Philippines I stopped and stayed in Manila for about a week. This was 2018.

In my tour of the city and the surrounding area I made it a point to stop at many of Catholic cathedrals I found. I just wanted to see them and to sit in them for a bit. In doing so I enjoyed the quiet presence of the Lord Jesus in the midst of the crazy busyness of the city. I thanked Him for looking after me in this strange land, for making Himself known to me through His people there. I never doubted He is with me and that He is at work here in this land as well…

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Douglas Semple

Douglas Semple MBA, MPA, B.A. A writer, a thinker and a follower of Jesus.