Oratory of St. Francis Xavier  
Canlubang, Laguna, PH

Oratory of St. Francis Xavier  
Canlubang, Laguna, PH

Designed by Arch. Jose Pedro “Bong” Recio, the asymmetric chapel stands like a jagged boulder amid the box-shaped buildings in the sprawling campus of Xavier School Nuvali. Dubbed as “Xavier Rock”, it references the rock of St. Peter, the foundation of the Christian faith.


  • Client:
  • Xavier School

  • Location:
  • Canlubag, Laguna, PH

  • Program:
  • Interior fit-out works, which includes over 700 square meters of custom sapele wood panels and over 49 pieces of solid tanguile pews stained dark mahogany brown.

  • Status:
  • Completed / March 2013

  • Photos:
  • Nelson Matawaran