It has been six years since Hurricane Yolanda wreaked havoc over many components of the nation, notably the province of Leyte.
The onslaught of the highly effective storm brings again ache and heartache, however GMA Information’ Love Añover makes her journeys to the city of Palo a pilgrimage of gratitude.
It may be recalled that Añover was one of many reporters masking the consequences of the storm in Leyte when she discovered herself in search of refuge contained in the Palo Metropolitan Cathedral.
Earlier this month, she visited the Metropolitan Cathedral of Our Lord’s Transfiguration, which has been renovated because the storm struck in 2013.
On her latest go to, she says, “It has been a convention of mine that at any time when I come dwelling and go to my dad and mom, I’ll at all times go to the Cathedral and provides because of the safety it gave us throughout Hurricane Yolanda. Walang hanggang pasasalamat.”
In response to the Palo cathedral web site, it was at Christmastime in 2013 that Pope Francis despatched his then Apostolic Nuncio to the nation, Guiseppe Pinto, who led the mass on the roofless cathedral.
“After the church repairs and rehabilitations, Pope Francis himself visited the Cathedral on Janaury 17, 2015 and blessed the grave website the place the victims of Hurricane Yolanda had been buried. It is usually in the identical yr, 2015 that the Palo Cathedral was declared as one of many pilgrim church buildings of the archdiocese by Archbishop John F. Du.” — BAP, GMA Information