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Back grou nd of the Auth or± JUAN DE PLASENCIA Spanish friar of the Franciscan Order 1. Birth and Family Background 2. Arrival in the Philippines 3. Various Assignments in the Philippines 4. Notable Contributions to the Mission 5. Literary Works 6. Death
JUAN DE PLASENCIA 1. Birth and Family Background Fray Juan was born to the illustrious family of the Portocarreros in Plasencia in the region of Extremadura, Spain in the early 16 th century Juan de Plasencia grew up during the period known as the Siglo de Oro , a Golden Age when arts and literature flourished in many parts of Spain Back grou nd of the Auth or±
JUAN DE PLASENCIA 2. Arrival in the Philippines Fray Juan de Plasencia came together with the first batch of Franciscan missionaries in the Philippines The ship with Fray Juan on board, arrived at a port in Cavite on July 2, 1578. Back grou nd of the Auth or±
JUAN DE PLASENCIA 3. Various Assignments in the Philippines Only two months after his arrival, he joined forces with another missionary, Fray Diego de Oropesa Both were already preaching around Laguna de Bay area and as far as Tayabas (present day Quezon Province) converting souls to the Catholic fold Back grou nd of the Auth or±
JUAN DE PLASENCIA 3. Various Assignments in the Philippines His untiring work and missionary zeal pushed him further in the foundation and organization of several towns not only in Laguna and Tayabas During the following years, they are also credited with the foundation of a large number of towns in the provinces of Bulacan and Rizal such as: Tayabas, Caliraya, Lucban, Mahjayjay, Nagcarlan, Lilio, Pila, Santa Cruz, Lumban, Pangil, Siniloan, Morong, Antipolo, Taytay, and Meycauayan Back grou nd of the Auth or±
JUAN DE PLASENCIA 3. Various Assignments in the Philippines His life was characterized by zeal, prayer, and dedicated service He was also known to be: a defender of the native population, looking after the poor, ill, or neglected, and standing up for their rights on numerous occasions. Back grou nd of the Auth or±
JUAN DE PLASENCIA 3. Various Assignments in the Phil. He was also very keen on creating primary schools, and requested official permission for the creation of educational centers An initiative that was approved by Domingo de Salazar , the first Bishop of Manila Back grou nd of the Auth or±
JUAN DE PLASENCIA 4. Notable Contributions to the Mission Fray Juan de Oliver, Fray Juan de Plasencia , Fray Miguel de Talavera, Fray Diego de Asuncion, and Fray Geronimo Mont wrote a grammar and dictionary of the native language translated the Christian doctrine into both Tagalog and Bicolano.
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