LOCATED in the tranquil Hills of PSB Ulaliman, El Salvador City, Misamis Oriental, Divine Mercy Hills is fast becoming a popular pilgrim site in Mindanao. Discovered in 2003, Divine Mercy Hills used to be planted to coconut tress and sineguelas. Today, it is the home of the 50-foot Divine Mercy Statue, so far the tallest Divine Mercy statue in the world. The events leading to the discovery of this place dates back to the year 2000.
The intercessory prayer group of the Divine Mercy Foundation Mindanao (Phils) Inc. an offshoot of a Catholic Charismatic group in Cagayan de Oro City began receiving visions and messages from the Lord to build His church of Mercy.
For three consecutive years, the visionaries of the group repeatedly received the same message of the Lord, to build His church of Mercy with the vision of the Lord, standing on top of a hill overlooking the ocean.
In 2003, the group was fully convinced that this was an authentic divine instruction from the Lord.
In a leap of faith and with only P2,000 in their savings account, they embarked on a search for the site spearheaded by the president of the Foundation, Atty. Guerrero Adaza and executive director, Mrs. Paquita Adaza.
After several attempts and on the verge to give up, the group in February 11, 2003, discovered Divine Mercy Hills in PSB Ulaliman, El Salvador City, Misamis Oriental.
The place has a total area of 8.5 hectares and its hills slope in three levels. It has a spectacular view of Macajalar Bay of Cagayan de Oro.
To the group’s amazement, they learned that this place has long been prepared by the Lord and kept from public view. Source