The ecclesiastical administration of Camalaniugan was accepted by the Dominicans on June 15, 1596. The church and the convent were destroyed by fire in 1719. They were rebuilt but were destroyed again by the typhoon of October 7, 1845.

Church of San Jacinto de Polonia in Camalaniugan, CagayanThe silk weaving industry received great impetus when the parish priest, Rev. Francisco Rojano, O.P., introduced European looms in 1737.

Santa Maria BellsForged in 1595, the Sancta Maria bell is deemed the oldest in Asia. In 1793, the bell was brought to Manila to become attractions during the 33rd International Eucharistic Congress on February 3-7, 1937.


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