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Delaney inside the parish grounds Before the Church of the Holy Sacrifice was erected in the early s, a university chapel served the University of the Philippines community, under the apostolate of the Society of Jesus.
Delaney served as the first Jesuit chaplain. Eventually, the Ang kiukok of the chapel was finished through the efforts of the UP Catholic Community headed by Fr. Delaney, and the genius of young UP graduates such as Engr.
David ConsunjiEngr. Its interior was an obra maestra of yet another conglomeration of now National Artists: Structural, electric and water systems were also planned by Felisberto G. Segovia with Agapito S. On December 21,the Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Manila officiated at the first Mass in the newly constructed chapel and on December 24,Fr.
A transcript of his this last homily is published in "The Chapel Chismis", a collection of Fr. Delaney's letters to the UP community. On May 30,the chaplaincy was elevated to a university parish by Cardinal Jaime Sin. Manny Gabriel became its first parish priest.
Initially, Leandro Locsin designed the church for the Ossorio familywho were planning to build a chapel in Negros. Unfortunately, the plans for the chapel were scrapped when Frederic Ossoriothe head of the family, left for the United States.
However, inFather Delaney commissioned Locsin to design a chapel that was open and could easily accommodate 1, people. The Church of Holy Sacrifice became the first circular chapel with the altar in its center in the country, and the first to have a thin shell concrete dome.
This was his first major architectural commission. Locsin chose the round plan as the most suited for giving the congregation a sense of participation in the mass. The center of the plan is the altar, which is elevated from the floor by three steps.
The separation of the choir and congregation was dissolved through this design. The ceiling of the concrete dome church was left bare and a dramatic use of colored lights mark the changing seasons of worship. The dome of the church is supported by thirty two columns located along its rim.
These columns terminate a third of the way up where they support the ledge-like ring beam. This ring beam, in turn, supports the 3-inch thick concrete shell of the dome that spans The unique design of the dome allows in natural lighting and ventilation.
In the middle of the dome is a circular skylight, which supports the triangular bell tower. The bell tower, then extends to the interior, supporting the crucifix. The arrangement of the interior of the church is concentric, with the altar in the middle.
The fifteen murals depicting the Stations of the Cross that adorn the circular walls are by Vicente Manansala assisted by Ang Kiukok.
The fifteenth mural of the "Resurrection of Christ" is on the wall of the sacristy. The cross depicting both a suffering and a risen Christ and the marble altar are the handiwork of Napoleon Abueva.
The floor mural, executed in terazzo and radiating from the altar, is by Arturo Luz. This floor mural is also called the "River of Life". Fernando Zobel de Ayala had studies to fill the outer wall with calligraphic interpretations. However, the project was not executed.
InJose Macedaanother national artist, premiered his concert, Pagsamba at the PHS, and repeated it in and at the same venue. Ocampo lauded the church as a "masterpiece of Filipino artistry and ingenuity". Eastward through Montalban St.Ang Kiukok was the only son in his family and he had four sisters.
Ang Kiukok was originally meant to be named Ang Hua Shing ("Hua Shing" literally means "Chinese-born") but did not push through with the plan upon learning that his cousin was given the name by Kiukok's uncle.
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