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Monthly Archives: April 2019


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Apr 2019
Cafeteria Deli Holy Week Schedule

DELI   2019 HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE (located in the Shrine Cafeteria)   Thursday, April 18 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM Friday, April 19 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM Saturday, April 20 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Sunday, April 21 EASTER – CLOSED   Blessing of Easter BasketsSaturday, April 20 Main Church 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM Poster...

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Apr 2019
Religious Article Center Holy Week Schedule

Religious Article Center 2019 Holy Week Schedule   Thursday, April 18 – 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Friday, April 19 – 9:00 am – 2:30 pm Saturday, April 20 – 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Sunday, April 21 – Easter-Closed Monday, April 22 – Closed   Blessing of Easter Baskets & Confessions – Saturday, April 20 at the Main Church from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm Happy Easter!...

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Apr 2019
Palm Sunday at American Czestochowa

Palm Sunday – the Sunday of the Passion of the Lord, which this year was celebrated on April 14th, is a special day of preparation for the Easter Triduum. During all the Masses at our Shrine, the Passion of the Lord was read. The blessing of palms took place during all the Masses, commemorating in this way the solemn entrance of Jesus to Jerusalem. The two main Masses at the Shrine took place at 11:00 am and at 12:30 pm. During the procession at 12:30, Our Lady of Czestochowa Polish Supplementary School,......

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Apr 2019
Pro-Life Night at the Shrine

OLCZ Youth Group hosted a Pro-Life Night on Saturday, April 13th at the Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa. This event featured a a screening of the Gosnell movie, which is a very powerful film about Dr. Kermit Gosnell, an abortion doctor who is considered to be America’s biggest serial killer. Dr. Monique Ruberu, Pro-Life OBGYN, author and champion of the rights of the unborn was a guest speaker during this pro-life night. Dr. Monique shared her conversion story and how God worked in her life and in her marriage. She also......

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Apr 2019
A Lenten Night of Recollection for Teenagers

On Friday, April 12th, Our Lady of Czestochowa Youth Group was hosting a Lenten Night of Recollection for teenager. The theme of the night was “Into the Desert – getting through lent with the Word of God”. The main focus of the retreat was learning more about the Bible, discovering new ways how one can meditate it and get closer to God. Our group especially focused on the practice of Lectio Divina. Using stones with words from Psalm 23, the teens reflected upon the Psalm and what it meant in their personal......

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12
Apr 2019
Invitation for the Easter Triduum

The Pauline Fathers and Brothers invite you to the American Częstochowa for the Easter Triduum, the most important days of the liturgical year, which celebrate the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. We begin these solemn days on Holy Thursday, April 18, with the Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7:00 pm. On Good Friday, Confessions will take place from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm in the St. Anne’s Chapel, where there will be a traditional “Repository Chapel”, the Altar of the Blessed Sacrament. The Liturgy of the Passion and Death......

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12
Apr 2019
Movie Screening at the Shrine - "XL: The Temptation of Christ"

On Sunday afternoon, April 7th, our Shrine was hosting a movie screening of a Douglas James Vail film “XL: The Temptation of Christ” (2019). The screening took place in the Conference Room in Visitor Center and it was proceeded by a talk and presentation by Douglas James Vail, who is also the Director of FaithWorks Pictures. He shared with everyone his touching and faith filled journey of making this film about Jesus Christ. Currently residing in California, Vail is originally from the Bucks County area and grew up attending the Shrine of......

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