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18
Dec 2020
Advent Retreat for Young Adults

“Relationship with yourself, others and God” During the second week of Advent, at the Shrine of our Lady of Czestochowa, young adults from Connecticut, New Jersey, Virginia and Pennsylvania met together for a one day retreat to learn how to build relationships with themselves, others and God. An idea to create a get together for young adults with strong spiritual accents was mentioned during one of the young adults retreat way before it was initially planned. “For a very long time I had been asking God for help in organizing an event......

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16
Dec 2020
The Light of Hope and Peace from Bethlehem

Christ is our light, that lights up the darkness of this world and our lives.This light urges us to humbly follow Him and to be on our way to serve others, especially during today’s difficult times. With such a message, on Sunday, December 13th; the Shrine of American Czestochowa received the Light of Hope and Peace from Bethlehem. In the beginning of the solemn Holy Mass which started at 9:30AM that was being transmitted online, the little light from Bethlehem was brought in by the Polish scouts by the Group of Polish......

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16
Dec 2020
Advent Night of Recollection for Teenagers

Advent Night of Recollection for Teenagers took place at our Shrine on Friday, December 11th. This event was organized by the Shrine’s Youth Group, which meets regularly at Wyszynski Hall. The theme of the meeting was “Find Your Place in the Family of Jesus”. It included many activities such as prayer, games, talks, and discussions. Fr. Timothy Tarnacki, chaplain of the Youth Group, gave a spiritual conference on the importance of family life and on how one can improve relationships with parents, siblings and relatives, especially during Advent and the upcoming season......

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15
Dec 2020
“Hundredfold” Workshop & Shrine's Vocation Apostolate

“A vocation helps a person to free himself, that’s for sure, but you also have to liberate your vocation” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Vocation tends to hold a special place in a person’s heart, because it allows for one’s realization of concrete, decisive and determined paths in their lives. There are many ways in which a person can get closer to God, for one we can say that we need to become realists- to make our lives meaningful and happy. Oftentimes, choosing the right path in life and making a decision, tends......

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09
Dec 2020
115th anniversary of receiving the Nobel Prize by a Pauline confrere Henryk Sienkiewicz

On December 10, 1905, Henryk Sienkiewicz, has received the Nobel Prize. He had a great devotion to the Mother of God, Our Lady of Czestochowa. During his life he has also made pilgrimages to the Jasna Gora Shrine in Czestochowa, Poland. Sienkiewicz has received the Nobel Prize for lifetime achievement, including outstanding achievements in the field of epic and “a rare genius who embodied the spirit of the nation”. However, he was most famous for his novel “Quo Vadis”, published in 1895. We would like to remind you that at our Shrine......

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08
Dec 2020
Investiture of Our Novices

Congratulations to our Novices! Today, on December 8th, our brothers in the novitiate (in Lesniow, Poland) have received their Pauline habits. In a special way, we want to congratulate Brother Antonio (Brett) Jerrolds from our American Province! Please keep all our novices in your prayers and continue to pray for numerous and holy vocations to our religious Order.  ...

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