By decree of then Imus Bishop, Most Rev. Manuel C. Sobrevinias, the Cofradia de la Virgen de la Soledad de Porta Vaga was founded in August 10, 1998. The group was officially inaugurated in November 17, 1998 as a gift to the Virgin of Solitude on the 20th Anniversary of Her Coronation by then Apostolic Nuncio, Bruno Topigliani. It was led by the late Antonio G. Nazareno as it's Founding President, Rev. Fr. Virgilio Saenz Mendoza as it's Spiritual Director and Rev. Fr. John Brillantes as it's Spiritual Adviser.
Since then, the Cofradia de la Virgen de la Soledad de Porta Vaga has led numerous devotees of the Virgen de la Soledad in the strengthening and greater propagation of more than three centuries of ardent filial devotion to Her. She has truly invaded the hearts of many devotees as the group brought Her into various homes and shrines in and out of the country.