Tuesday, March 27, 2018

KAMAY NI HESUS SHRINE TRAVEL TRIP

Love, forgiven,and blessed. . . 
This is how I feel when I visited the Kamay ni Hesus shrine and I am very thankful for this wonderful experience together with my family.



This is my first time in visiting the Kamay ni Hesus Shrine located at exactly in Brgy. Tinamnan Lucban Quezon, and a 2nd class municipality in the province of Quezon, Philippines.

Lucban, Quezon is one of the most visited place in the province of Quezon because of Pahiyas Festival and the most popular pilgrimage site of the Kamay ni Hesus.



The Kamay ni Hesus Shrine is also known for its miraculous healing masses  by Fr. Joseph Faller who is also the founder of this beautiful place, and 300+ steps hill that leads to Risen Jesus Christ statue.

Thousands of devotees go here, especially every Holy Week to reflect, praise and give thanks to him.


WHAT TO SEE & DO:

You can expect lots of amazing things in this place like:

Kamay ni Hesus Sign


This place is perfect for picture taking and share it at Instagram and use #KamayNiHesus.

The Healing Church


The Church is also known for Healing Mass. 


Inside The Church

Donors Names

Donors who contribute to help to build the church and the entire place
God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as helped his people and continue to help them. 

Steps in the Rising Christ

Going to the peak of hill - rising Jesus Christ or Kamay ni Hesus will take 300+ steps and along the way you can reflect on the sacrifice of Jesus by doing a station of the cross.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Me and My family journey to top is saw amazing, challenging and very worth it. The 50- foot Risen Jesus Christ and hands spread out statue is so big, when you reach the top of it you will feel loved, forgiven and blessed. And I can say when I reach the top ang saya ko, i feel loved more, napaluha, natuwa, and blessed. I can say I have mixed emotions that time.  

Mary Mother & Water Falls 



At the bottom of the beautiful landscape of waterfalls you can see a wishing pond. And it is also perfect place for picture taking.



Noah's Ark & Pastoral Convention

A perfect place for recollection and its time to reconnect with our faith to him. I am sure you will enjoy your retreat and stay here.





 At the side of Noah's Ark you can see a Japanese koi fish pond and kids will enjoy also feeding the fishes. 


The Wall of Prayers/Wishes


Different Saints Statue




Play Ground

This perfect place will enjoy also by kids because of its animal theme playground. I am sure they will enjoy and love it.

WHAT TO BUY:

Inside  and outside the Kamay ni Hesus premises, their is different stores where you can find and buy different religious items, foods and more, that is perfect pasalubong for your love once.

Kamay ni Hesus Souvenir Store


 

 


 

 

Lucban Longganisa


This aromatic and garlic flavor lucban quezon longganisa it taste good. Always my favorite type of longganisa. You can buy this for the price of Php 75.00 for short one and Php 140.00 for the long one.



Pancit Habhab


My favorite dish - Lucban’s signature dish Pancit Habhab. Your visit at Quezon Province will not be complete you dont buy and taste this food. Pancit Habhab is usually served on a piece of banana leaf and be eaten without the use of any utensils. Each serving is only worth Php 15.00. 

Image result for pancit habhab
Photo credit to backpack adventures
Special Bibingka



HOW TO GET THERE:



If you are coming from the Metropolitan, you have to condition yourself for a long long drive to get to Kamay ni Hesus Shrine. You can choose different routes that are available in your travel, you can use also different apps or search it to google for the best route in going there. For suggestion only, use the application waze to give you an idea for the best perfect route for your road trip.

Own Private Car (via South Luzon Expressway or via Antipolo)

1. Take the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) and exit at Calamba. Before you reach the town of Lucban, you will have to pass through the numerous towns in Laguna including Los Baños, Bay, Victoria, Pila, Sta. Cruz, Pagsanjan, Cavinti, and Luisiana. The Shrine is one kilometer away from Lucban town proper.

2. Go to Antipolo and you will pass through Teresa, Morong, Baras, Mabitac, Pangil, Pagsanjan, Cavinti, and Luisana.
On our trip we decided to use the route via Antipolo to prevent road traffic via SLEX.

On Public Transportation (via Manila-Sta. Cruz-Lucban)


A different bus terminals located in Cubao, Espana or Buendia-Taft Avenue that offers daily trips to Sta. Cruz, Laguna. The travel time is approximately three hours of travel. Alight at Sta. Cruz and take a jeep bound for Lucban. Kamay ni Hesus Shrine is about 15 to 20 minutes away from the town proper by tricycle. 

In this trip with my family, we enjoyed to much and we reflect to all the sacrifices of Jesus Christ to us.

HAPPY TRIP