Church of the Gesù

Welcome to the Church of the Gesù

Years before 1949, plans for a school were presented by a Jesuit to his congregation in Manila.  What was introduced then was a master plan with Envisioned more than 50 years ago, the proposal to build included a church that remained on paper for several decades. In the meantime, the school grew into a well-established university from where thousands have graduated and moved on. It was in the 90’s when major steps to execute the vision of the church finally took a more definite direction.Today, the Church of the Gesu stands as a religious icon that embodies the ideals of the Ateneo de Manila University. The church is a new and spacious structure located within the heart of the campus. This house of worship was conceived to symbolize everything the Ateneo has aspired to be and do - as Filipino, as Jesuit, and as Christian/Catholic. READ MORE

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The Diocese of Cubao has declared a suspension of public worship from July 31 to August 20. Hence, the Alumni Masses scheduled on August 1 & 15, 2021 at the Church of the Gesu have been cancelled. For your guidance. Office of the University
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