Santo Niño de Cebu 1565-2015: 450 Years of History, Culture and Devotion
Santo Niño de Cebu, 1565-2015, follows the blessed image on it journey through time to become the oldest and most beloved Catholic icon in the Philippines. In this book, Fr. Pedro G. Galende meticulously details the historical background of the Augustinian Order, the voyages of Magellan, Urdaneta, and Legazpi, the wondrous circumstances of the image's discovery, and the construction of its basilica. Particular attention is given to creating a detailed history of its attached colegio (convent school) and the role that Augustinian formal education played in the shaping of Cebuano culture.