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Trip to the Healing Center

Wednesday, March 19, 2008


Yesterday we went out of town. It was fun and relaxing. Let me tell you about it.
My husband’s family has a tradition that they do every year. Every Maundy Thursday the family goes on doing the Way of the Cross or we call it Visita Iglesia locally. The tradition means going to different fourteen churches to pray. This means one station of the cross for every church.
However, we did it differently this time. We just visited one church but it is a Healing Center named “God’s Healing Hands” in Lucban, Quezon Philippines. It is located on a hill and as we prayed, we were going up the hill.
There were many people praying. There were different people of different ages. It was tiring but fulfilling. I enjoyed being with my in-laws. After 11 years of marriage I have learned to embrace them as my own family.

5 comments
  1. shimumsy March 19, 2008 at 7:04 PM  

    i miss holy week in the philippines. it's different here.

    btw, is it ok if we xlinks? pls let me know thanks.

  2. Mimi March 20, 2008 at 2:42 AM  

    What a wonderful tradition...and a special way to begin the celebration of Easter...
    Mimi

  3. marie March 20, 2008 at 7:02 AM  

    Hi hails! May this Lenten Season bring peace and enlightenment to you and your family. God Bless.

  4. Heart of Rachel March 20, 2008 at 5:04 PM  

    Hi Hailey. We went there two years ago. It's a beautiful place.

  5. juliana March 20, 2008 at 6:24 PM  

    haven't had the chance to go there. I miss this rituals. the lent season goes by here unnoticed. the only big thing for the week is easter sunday.