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Why Simala church is miraculous?

Why Simala church is miraculous?

The church became famous due to miracles that happened in the area made through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is also renowned for its castle-like design that is visible from a distance.

What is nice about simala church?

Described by many as one of the most beautiful Churches in Cebu, Simala Shrine is a place of pilgrimage for devotees. Known as the Miraculous Mother Mary Church after the Virgin Mary statue housed within the Shrine was seen crying, it attracts hundreds of people every day hoping their prayers will be answered.

Who built simala church?

The Monastery of the Holy Eucharist, popularly known as the Simala Shrine or Simala Church is located in Marian Hills, Lindogon, Simala, Sibonga, Cebu. It was built in 1998 by the Marian Monks from Pampanga. It used to be just an ordinary church until after the incidents of miraculous events.

What can you not wear to simala church?

SIMALA CHURCH TRAVEL TIPS You will not be allowed to enter by the guards if you are wearing shorts, short skirt (must be below the knees), sleeveless dress or blouse, cropped topped or tube. Men must be wearing pants or jeans and a decent shirt, not shorts.

Where is Simala Church in Sibonga, Cebu?

This monastery is known for its castle-like church, proudly standing on a hill in Lindogon village in Sibonga. It is located in the village of Lindogon, but because its usual access is via Simala, people eventually called it Simala Church.

Who are the Marian monks of Simala church?

The Marian Monks of Eucharistic Adoration (MMEA) who founded Simala Church escaped the wrath of Mt. Pinatubo in Pampanga. Based on anecdotes, during Mt.Pinatubo’s eruption, a woman named Terry Brooks carrying an image of Blessed Mary ran towards the chapel. He handed the statue to Frater Martin saying the image will be safe in the church.

When is the Eucharistic celebration at Birhen sa Simala?

Like any other church and monastery, Birhen sa Simala holds a Eucharistic celebration every day at 12:00 NN, except Saturdays and every 13th of the month for it starts at 10:30 AM. Wearing of shorts and mini skirts are not allowed.

How to get to Simala church from Oslob?

Ride a Ceres bus to Oslob or Liloan/Santander. Tell the conductor you will get off at Simala to go to Simala Church. Fare is PHP 80- PHP 100 and travel time is about 2 hours. 3. Alight at Simala near 7Eleven. 4. Hire a habal-habal (motorcycle) to take you to Simala Church. Fare is about PHP 20- PHP 30 per person.