MIRACLE OF THE FLOOD IN COMPOSTELA VALLEY
Mediatrix Saves Thousands from Mindanao Deluge
 
A Story in Pictures
http://www.sisterraquel.com/2018/05/mediatrix-save
 
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by Bernie V. Lopez, eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com

 

On December 4, 2012, 4 days before the Feast of the Immaculate Concepcion, like an angel of death, super-typhoon Pablo ravaged the town of New Bataan, Compostela Valley. The photos tell the story.

 

 

 

 

Prior to the flood, a mysterious woman warned the four boys to pray to Our Lady Mediatrix, predicting that a disaster similar to that in Cagayan de Oro would soon take place. The four prayed devoutly together.

 

Andap ng Liwanag

 

A second miracle occurred at Barangay Andap, a few kilometers upstream of Kibinuangan. Two giant boulders split and weakened the flood, protecting hundreds of evacuees at the San Roque Chapel and at the marketplace downstream. The evacuees punched a hole in the ceiling of the chapel to reach the safety of the roof. A memorial shrine called Andap ng Liwanag (Andap of Light) was built in between the two boulders which parted the raging waters. A ‘tower of hope’ was built to mark the highest level of the flood.

 

 

 

 

Additional photos taken by author March, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

by Bernie V. Lopez, eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com

 

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