Pilgrimage to Jasna Gora Monastery, Czestochowa | Poland
In honor of the the Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, on August 15 every year up to 500,000 make the pilgrimage to the city of Czestochowa, Poland. Since 1711, a pilgrimage has left Warsaw and 32 other towns and walked in procession to the Jasna Gora Monastery for up to 21 days to be with the the Black Madonna, in the form of the icon of Our Lady of Częstochowa.
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