HISTORY OF PAMPANGA PARISHES AND TOWNS (1571-1956) by Dr. Rodrigo M. Sicat

Author’s Note to the Readers: This article is only limited to the towns’ and parishes’ erection periods from 1572 until 1956. Text reference was Qing Tula da ding Capampangan (ADMCMLV). Originally written in Kapampangan, the author translated them in English for universal appreciation. As much as possible, the author preserved the sacredness of the source material except when circumstances required. Acknowledgement is greatly extended to numerous Kapampangan Facebook groups, blogs and web sites whose documents and pictures were used herein.

 

Pampanga Parish Churches (1956)

 

 

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PAMAGPAKASAKIT DING KAPAMPANGAN NENG KALELDWAN (Lenten Flagellation of the Kapampangans)

Kareting panatang mesabi, miyaliwa ing akit tamung pamagpakasakit ing akit karela: mamusan kurus o maglakad kilu-kilumetru maka-imalan Nazareno; mamusan kurus papalasan at ibabatbat karing sari sakit paldak at palupalu; gagapang kereng dalan malipugpug atnang kabatu; magsalibatbat alang patugut papaspasan gulut king dadayang sasayu; manambayuk dutung misna king kabayat nung nukarin bitis at gamat makatanikala la kaniti; mamusan kurus makayagpa king gulut da; magpatali o magpayatyat king makatalakad kurus o kaya, magpapaku pa at aliwa pa….

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BOTANICAL STRUCTURE OF THE TARLAC GRASS

      Indigenous Name: TARLAC GRASS

      Spanish Name: Hierba Tarlaquena

      Scientific Name: Themeda arundinacea (Roxb.) Ridl.

      Kapampangan Name: Dikut Tarlac

      Aboriginal Name: Tallak

      Ilocano Name: Tanglar; Tarlar

      Popular Name: Matarlac; Malatarlac

      Family: Gramineae

      Location Discovered: Bamban, Tarlac

      Date Found: November 21, 2002

      Other Places Located: Capas, Tarlac City, San Jose, Mayantoc, Camiling, Santa Ignacia, Camiling, San Clemente

      Researcher: Dr. Rodrigo M. Sicat

      Asst. Researchers: Rodel T. Botio/Delfin J. Sibal

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