Divine Mercy Shrine (Misamis Oriental)

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Divine Mercy Shrine
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Divine Mercy Shrine in El Salvador, Misamis Oriental, Philippines.
Coordinates8°39′54″N 124°28′19″E / 8.6650°N 124.4720°E / 8.6650; 124.4720Coordinates: 8°39′54″N 124°28′19″E / 8.6650°N 124.4720°E / 8.6650; 124.4720
LocationMisamis Oriental, Philippines


The Divine Mercy Shrine is a Catholic monument in El Salvador, Misamis Oriental, Philippines. It features a 50 foot statue[1] of Jesus as the Divine Mercy as the focal point of Divine Mercy Hills, a tract of land overlooking Macajalar Bay on the southern island of Mindanao.[2][3]

The nine-hectare land for the Shrine was purchased for a nominal amount and the complex was paid for by donations.[4] The shrine was completed in 2008 and serves as a pilgrimage site for Divine Mercy devotees.[2]

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  1. ^ "Statue of The Divine Mercy Dedicated in Philippines". www.thedivinemercy.org. Retrieved 2018-10-26.
  2. ^ a b BusinessWeek Mindanao 26 August 2011: "DIVINE MERCY SHRINE in Misamis Oriental celebrates Birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary" [1]
  3. ^ CBCP News (Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines) March 28, 2008: "Divine Mercy Sunday in Mindanao" [2]
  4. ^ SunStar, Cagayan de Oro August 4, 2011: "For the Glory of God" by Guerrero A. Adaza [3][permanent dead link]