Uno dei luoghi più sacri delle Filippine: un santuario che sembra un castello, frequentato da migliaia di pellegrini. E’ il monastero della Santa Eucaristia, conosciuto come la Chiesa di Simala, a Marian Hill, Sibona, Cebu.

The Monastery of the Holy Eucharist, popularly known as the Simala Shrine or Simala Church is located in Marian Hills, Lindogon, Sibonga, Cebu. It is one of the well-known religious places in the Philippines where thousands of devotees visit the Shrine every week.

Simala Shrine 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. One of which is the shedding of tears of the Mother Mary’s image. It paved the way for the shrine’s popularity with devotees constantly flocking the area.

Catholic devotees, visit the Shrine to offer their devotion, prayers, and petitions to the Virgin Mary with a hope that each petition and devotion will be answered. Another reason is for healing of physical and spiritual illness. And for some travelers visiting the shrine who wants to see a unique experience. The amazing structure and architecture of the shrine will really leave someone in awe.

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