With all the furious requests of society, it's absolutely hard to keep your equalization nowadays. Beneficial thing notwithstanding, there are places that will empower you to ponder and prop track where you're up – places where you can discover the harmony and nearness of the Lord. One of them is the Cebu Archdiocesan Shrine of San Pedro Calungsod.
To spread the commitment of the absolute first Visayan Saint, a hallowed place has turned into a need; subsequently the Archbishop of Cebu, Ricardo Cardinal Vidal and different liberal sponsors leave on the Shrine of San Pedro Calungsod venture. This was after the sanctification of the Blessed Pedro Calungsod on December 11, 2002, ten years going before his canonization on October 12, 2012.
In contrast to different holy places, Calungsod Shrine does not have any relic of the youthful holy person. It very well may be reviewed that his body, together with Blessed Diego, was tossed into the sea. This, nonetheless, contains a bronze box with earth, corals, and sand from the spot of affliction of Blessed Pedro in Tomhom, Guam and a bit of the cassock of Blessed Diego and a few bones of the saints Saint John Nepomucene and Saint Felicity.
The holy place has been carefully structured that everything are set up to portray how the Visayan Saint lived. It tends to be seen that there is an enormous emblem of San Pedro Calungsod – portraying Calungsod holding a drill book and a palm branch being borne by holy messengers to his glorious reward – in the façade. On the two sides of the emblem is the crest of the archdiocese of Cebu and of Agana. While to finish everything, is the façade of the Holy cross, implying the method for the cross to paradise. Besides, the 17 eight-pointed stars depicts the 17 years of San Pedro's life.
Should you feel the requirement for otherworldly support, or thanksgiving for the abundant favors got, don't hesitate to visit the place of worship at 234 D. Jakosalem Street, Archbishop's Residence Compound from 7am to 7:30pm. Admissions are likewise accessible after each mass. The Holy Mass is commended day by day at 6:30pm, after the sacred rosary and Via Crusis each Friday. The Shrine additionally commends weddings and submersion with accessible seats of 150 – 200.