The Franciscans built Santuario de San Antonio after their mother church in Intramuros was destroyed in the closing days of World War II. To their new santuario, or sanctuary, they brought a statue of Saint Anthony that had survived the bombing of their old beloved church.
Carl de Guzman and Anna Ramos were engaged for a span of almost ten years. During those 10 long years, Carl and Anna migrated from Manila to New York, found jobs and new lives there, and were blessed with a baby.
But they never lost sight of their dream to have a traditional Philippine wedding. So once their son Aiden was strong enough to travel, they sent out the invitations, packed their bags and headed home.