National Shrine of The Divine Mercy, Philippines
|National Shrine of The Divine Mercy
(Pambansang Dambana ng Jesus del Divino Misericordia)
Main Altar enshrining a copy of the 1982 rendition of the Divine Mercy by Robert Skemp
|Location||Brgy. Sta.Rosa 1, Marilao, Bulacan, 3019 Philippines|
|Ecclesiastical or organizational status||Suffragan Diocese|
|Architectural type||Modern Church|
|Materials||Sand, gravel, cement, mortar and steel|
The National Shrine of The Divine Mercy (Filipino-Spanish: Pambansang Dambana ng Jesus del Divino Misericordia) is a church dedicated to the Divine Mercy in Marilao, Bulacan, the Philippines. It was elevated to the status of National Shrine by archbishop Orlando Quevedo of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines. The first Mass was held at the site on February 2, 1992, the Feast of the Presentation.
At the back of the church is a model of Calvary with life-sized statues of the Stations of the Cross. The Guadalupe Chapel at the church basement where the picture of Our Lady is enthroned with its flowing water that many pilgrims consider healing. The Rosary Hill, Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes where people can pray for good health, the Grotto of the Resurrection for long as they hear the water gush from the falls. The Shrine offers the Little Poland Museum that feature depictions of the house and basement where Pope John Paul II lived, the Chapel where St. Faustina Kowalska had a vision of the Divine Mercy and the prison cell of St. Maximillian Kolbe where he was martyred.
Black Madonna of Częstochowa in the Shrine
- Divine mercy
- saint Faustyna Kowalska
- National Shrine of The Divine Mercy (Stockbridge, Massachusetts)
- Divine Mercy Shrine (Misamis Oriental)
- Divine Mercy Sanctuary (Kraków)
- Balabao, Dino (4 April 2012). "Visita Iglesia not about sightseeing, Church official tells pilgrims". Philstar.com. Retrieved 10 April 2012.
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