Did you know that Lavang Church name came from a plant in the area. La means “leaf” and Vang is the name of an “herbal seed” which cured the disease for the believers at that time. Yes and others believe that the name came from a Vietnamese word that means “crying out” to denote the cries for help of people being persecuted. This church is one of most sacred places for Christian living in central Vietnam . Are you curious ? Do you want to experience this unique energy which is radiating in this place ? Let’s explore this area with us !
La Vang is the national martial center of the Catholic Church in Vietnam.
1765-1801. Seeing hundreds of them mistaken, the people suffering from famine, war. Catholics are persecuted, imprisoned, killed. According to legend, Our Lady appeared in La Vang of Mary, who appeared in this area in 1798.
La Vang is located in Nguyen Cat Palace. Now in Hai Phu Commune, Hai Lang District. It is 6km south of Quang Tri town and 60km north of Hue city.
Meaning of the Name: La Vang Holy Land
There are two explanations about the name La Vang