Der Kuss der Liebe – Unsere Liebe Frau besucht Pater Jerzy

Am Sonntag den 19. August um 14:00, kam die Ikone unserer Lieben Frau von Tschenstochau am Schrein des seligen Pfarrer Jerzy Popieluszko in  Zoliborz/Warschau an.  Sie kam in ihrem gläsernen "Pro-Life Mobil,"  begelitet von Bikern der "Katyn Rally".  Am Grab von Pf. Jerzy wurde die Ikone vom orthodoxen Priester der Pfarre Hl. Johannes von Klimak präsentiert und in die Hände von Monsignor Tadeuz Bozelko übergeben, dem Direktor des Schreins.

Die zwei Lungen der Kirche – mit Maria zusammen das Leben verteidigen

Am Sonntag den 18. August erreichte unsere Liebe Frau von Tschenstochau die orthodoxe Pfarre von Hl. Johannes Klimak in Wola/Warschau. Dort wurde sie vom Pfarrer der Gemeinde, Mitrate Nicholas Lenczewski erwartet, der von mehreren Priester, Diakonen und Gläubigen unterstützt wurde. Viele Katholiken waren auch dabei.

Der heilige Nikolaus, der Wundertäter, heißt die heilige Jungfrau Maria willkommen

Nach dem Opfer der heiligen Messe und der Verabschiedung vor der Torum Kathedrale  Hl. Johannes der Täufer und Johannes der Evangelist, wurde die Ikone von der Polizei und der blauen Motoradkollone "Katyn Rally" eskortiert und zur orthodoxen Kirche Hl. Nikolaus, dem Wundertäte,r transportiert, welche sich auch in der berühmten Stadt Torum befindet, wo sie von Pfarrer Nicholas Hajduczenia gegrüßt wurde.

Toruń – the city of Copernicus

On the border of the city of Toruń, a special delegation awaited Our Blessed Mother – the Pastor of the Catholic Cathedral of the two St. Johns, Monsignor Marek Rumiński, together with the Pastor of the Orthodox Parish of St. Nicholas, Father Protojerej Nicholas Hajduczenia.

Fordon – from death into new life

Early morning, on August 17th, the Icon of Czestochowa arrived at the church of St. Luke the Evangelist (being newly constructed) in Fordon, after the Sacrifice of the Holy Mass had been celebrated by the Reverend Dr. Lech Bilicki and the pastor and custodian of the Shrine of Our Lady of Beautiful Love, Father Stanislaw Kotowski.

The Reverend, Pastor Miroslaw Pstragowski, welcomed the Blessed Virgin Mary at the threshold of his church, and leading her through the main entrance of the church remarked that Our Blessed Mother crosses the threshold as the first visitor.  The new church is a sign of new life which is born and being developed.

Mother of Beautiful Love at the cathedral of Bydgoszcz

In Bydgoszcz, the cathedral is at the same time the Shrine of Our Lady of Beautiful Love.  In the afternoon, on August 16th, a great number of faithful immersed in prayer awaited the arrival of the Icon of Czestochowa peregrinating across the world "from Ocean to Ocean" in defense of life.  Bishop Jan Tyrawa, assisted by numerous priests from the Bydgoszcz Diocese, greeted Our Blessed Mother in the entrance of the cathedral.

Our Blessed Mother in Naklo on Notec

Hundreds of faithful, gathered in the Naklo parish church, greeted the Icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa.  It did not matter to them that the wait had been prolonged by almost an hour.  Many, with tears of emotion, greeted the peregrinating Icon, which had arrived on Thursday at Naklo on the Notec River.

Myślibórz – the blessing of children

Early morning on August 16th, a trail of vehicles was riding ahead of the Icon of Czestochowa.  At the head of the cavalcade was the police car, next were the motorcycle riders, following was the Archbishop's vehicle, then came Father Tomasz Kancelarczyk, the priest organizing the marches for life, and the permanent escort of Our Blessed Mother.

A pro-life rally through Szczecin

Szczecin received Our Blessed Mother in the Czestochowa Icon extremely hospitably.  There were many meetings, little time, and everywhere very many, many people.

First, the Icon stopped at Solar District in a beautiful, modern church under the patronage of the Immaculate Heart of the Virgin Mary.

Welcome on behalf of the Church and the Municipal Authorities

On August 15th, at 16:00 (4:00 p.m.), Our Blessed Mother had entered the territory of the Archdiocese of Szczecin-Kamień.  In the middle of the road junction in Ginawa, Archbishop Andrew Dzięga, the Metropolitan Archbishop of Szczecin-Kamień, greeted Our Lady, kneeling at the border of the archdiocese.