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Monthly Archives: July 2021


05
Jul 2021
Holy Relics at American Czestochowa

Dear Friends of American Czestochowa On certain days of the liturgical year, the Church on earth remembers saints: first of all, the Holy Mother of God, then the Apostles, martyrs and other saints. He thus shows that he is united with the heavenly liturgy; praises Christ for having accomplished salvation in his glorified members. Their example inspires the Church on her way to the Father. CCC 1195 Holiness is the most important task God puts for us in this life. We achieve it in various ways, such as: prayer, participation in the......

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05
Jul 2021
The Blessed Sacrament stained-glass window

Another stained-glass window, depicting the Most Blessed Sacrament, from the recently closed Polish Church of St. Laurentius in Philadelphia has been installed at our Shrine!   This window has been placed behind the Altar of Our Lady of Czestochowa in the lower church. You may ask, why behind the altar?   The reason to install this beautiful stained-glass window behind the altar is to invite the faithful to prayerfully circle the altar of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is an ancient custom (circumambulation) to walk around (or to knee walk) around an......

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