Easter Sunday at Kamay Ni Hesus

It took me a week to post this, sorry! Anyway, have you heard of Kamay ni Hesus in Lucban, Quezon? It's famous for healing priest Fr. Joey Faller. I have been here a few times before, but every time always seems like the first. It somehow always leaves me with a feeling of serenity and blessedness. 
We decided to celebrate Easter Mass this year at Kamay ni Hesus. I heard from the news that approximately 1.5 million people visited the site for this year's Holy Week. Wow, that's a lot! The other times I've been here were ordinary days, so I was a bit surprised to see so many people here on this Easter Sunday. Actually, this time only, we had to park outside the gate and walk a few meters to the Chapel.  And because it was a really hot day, we stopped by this store to buy a couple of hats.
My pretty hat
We arrived before 3 in the afternoon. The Mass was scheduled at 4pm.  So, while waiting for the Mass to start, little C and I went to Mother Mary's hill to pray and see the many beautiful statues of Mama Mary.

There were also statues of some saints.  One of which is this one of St. Padre Pio, one of our favorite saints.

Then we went a few steps up the hill towards the Risen Christ statue, but we stopped only until the first landing, the Last Supper.  There were still hundreds of steps up to reach the Risen Christ, and I feared that we will not withstand the scorching heat of the sun.  I promise to come back and really take those 300 steps to reach the Risen Christ next time!
The Last Supper
View of the Chapel from the hill
The Risen Christ

1 comment:

  1. I like your hat... it is indeed pretty :D thanks for this post, never been to Lucban in years.