The Trappist Monastery is located in San Miguel, Jordan, in Giumaras province. Officially known as Our Lady of the Philippines Trappist Monastery, it is a peaceful and sacred enclave in Guimaras (and in the Philippines) run by the order of Cistersians of the Strict Observance. These monks follow the rule of St. Benedict and are best known for the extreme austerity or strictness that characterizes their discipline. The monks earn a living by selling souvenir items and processed foods such as jellies, jams, candies, piyaya and more, which are sold in a small shop within the monastery grounds. All the products are from ingredients grown in the Trappist grounds. The Trappist Monastery is located in Bgy. San Miguel, Jordan Town in Guimaras. From Iloilo, Jordan, Guimaras can be reached by riding a pumpboat in Ortiz St., Iloilo City. Then from Jordan Continue reading
The Sana-aw Festival occurs in January Jordan, Guimaras and is primarily a celebration of the economic endeavor that made Jordan what it is today. Sana-aw also pays tribute to the skillful artisans and the enduring workers in an endearing characterization through dance drama.