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Getting to Know Quezon Province: Kamay ni Hesus, Lucban

It was already late when we finish our Visita Iglesia in Laguna. While eating at Jabella (a must try restaurant) in Majayjay Laguna, I looked at the map and noticed that Lucban, Quezon is just around 20 - 30 minutes away. It's a nice way to conclude our Visita Iglesia with a visit to Kamay ni Hesus so we decided to head to Lucban and spend the night there.

Statue of Ascending Christ

How to Get There

Coming from Manila by public transportation, you can take a bus (JAM/JAC Liner) from terminals in Buendia, Pasay or Kamuning Quezon City. Tell the conductor to drop you off in Lucena Grand Central Terminal. Then take a Lucban bound jeep and just tell the driver to drop you off Kamay ni Hesus. There is a sign along the way so you can't miss it. The travel time is around 3 hours.

From Manila by private transportation, you can follow Google Maps or Waze.

Mount Banahaw

Kamay ni Hesus

Just a little history, Kamay ni Hesus Healing Center was built in 2002 under the initiative of the healing priest Fr. Joey Faller with the help of the people of Quezon. It is a 5-hectare land with a church and chapel, a grotto on a hill that you can climb for 300+ steps and a 50-foot statue of the Ascending Christ on top, a garden (Garden of Eden) that has some life-size statues of some people from the bible, a replica of Noah's ark which also acts as a Retreat house as well as a souvenir shop.
Quite crowded during Holy Week
Adam and Eve with the snake
Noah's Ark Replica
The 300++ steps in Via Dolorosa Grottoa are quite a climb. Along the stairs are the stations of the cross starting from the Last Supper to the Rise of Christ. At the top is the 50-foot statue of the Ascending Christ and a magnificent view of Lucban. During Holy Week, the place is quite crowded. There is a long line at the entrance of Via Dolorosa stairs. It took us an hour before we reached the top of the Grotto.
The Last Supper
 
The Agony in Gethsemani Jesus before the Sanhedrin
 
The Scourging and Crowning with thorns Jesus receives the Cross



 
Jesus falls under the weight of the Cross  Simon of Cyrene carries the Cross of Jesus


 
Jesus meets the pious Women of Jerusalem  Jesus is nailed to the cross


 
The Repentant Thief  Mary and John at the foot of the cross


 
Jesus dies on the cross  Jesus is laid in the tomb


Jesus rises from death

Mass Schedule

  • Healing Mass:
    • Sat/Wed 9:30 am
  • Regular Mass
    • Mon/Tue/Thu/Fri 9:30 am
  • Anticipated Mass
    • Sat 5:00 pm
  • Sunday Mass
    • Sun 7:30 am/9:00 am/10:30 am/11:30 am/4:00 pm

Sa mga nagsulat dapat nito ang walang forever.
The place can be considered as a tourist spot, but we must not forget what the real purpose of the place is. It is a religious site, a healing, and pilgrimage center so we must respect the place, observe silence, and wear proper clothes.
He is Risen.


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