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Amalfi Cathedral

Amalfi Cathedral Italy – Mass times, Opening times and Entrance fee

+39 089 871 485

Amalfi Cathedral, Amalfi, Salerno, Italija

Every day: from 7.00 to 19.30.

Coming to Amalfi and having the best stay: The Amalfi Coast is located in Italy’s Campania region, south of Naples. The main transportation hubs for the Amalfi Coast are Naples, Sorrento, and Salerno. The principal forms of public transport serving the Amalfi Coast are Sita coaches and, in the summer, ferries. For those traveling from the North, the first town you will reach on the Amalfi Coast is Positano.Continue Reading

St Patrick's Purgatory

St Patrick’s Purgatory island – Lough Derg pilgrimage

+353 71 9861518

St Patrick's Purgatory Lough Derg, County Donegal, Irska

Wekdays: 9:00am – 5:00pm (4.00pm, Saturday and Sunday)

St Patrick’s Purgatory – Lough Derg pilgrimage St Patrick’s Purgatory is an ancient pilgrimage site on Station Island in Lough Derg, County Donegal, Ireland. According to legend, the site dates from the fifth century, when Christ showed Saint Patrick a cave, sometimes referred to as a pit or a well, on Station Island that was an entrance to St Patrick’s Purgatory.Continue Reading

Glendalough

Glendalough Monastic site and Visitor centre

+353 (0) 404 200 70

Glendalough Monastic Site, Glendalough, Irska

Every day: 24 hours

Glendalough Monastic site Glendalough is home to one of the most important monastic sites in Ireland. This early Christian monastic settlement was founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century and from this developed the “Monastic City”. Most of the buildings that survive today date from the 10th through 12th centuries.Continue Reading

Knock Shrine

Knock Shrine, located in co. Mayo is Ireland;s National Marian Shrine where over 1.5 million pilgrims visit each year. The Pilgrimage Season at Knock runs from April -October each year with daily Masses and Confessions, Anointing of the Sick and Stations of the Cross. Groups are always welcome and can avail of guided tours, private Mass and a visit to the award-winning Knock Museum.Continue Reading

Croagh Patrick

The Croagh Patrick mountain – Pilgrimage and Climb

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Croagh Patrick, Mayo, Irska

Croagh Patrick Croagh Patrick, which overlooks Clew Bay in County Mayo, is considered the holiest mountain in Ireland. The tradition of pilgrimage to this holy mountain stretches back over 5,000 years from the Stone Age to the present day without interruption. Its religious significance dates back to the time of the pagans, when people are thought to have gathered here to celebrate the beginning of harvest season.Continue Reading

Mariapocs

Mariapocs pilgrimage – Our Weeping Lady of Máriapócs

+36 (42) 385-142

Máriapócsi Zarándokház, Máriapócs, Madžarska

Mariapocs – The history of the Weeping Black Madonna The name of the village appears first in the early writings of the thirteenth century, without the prefix “Mary” as an estate of the Báthory family and a few centuries later, as an estate of the Károlyi family. The significance of the not-so-famous village begins in the year of 1696 in the tiny wooden church of the local Greek Catholic community.Continue Reading

Fourteen Holy Helpers Vierzehnheiligen

Vierzehnheiligen Basilica of the Fourteen Holy Helpers

+49 957 195 080

Basilica of the Fourteen Holy Helpers, Bad Staffelstein, Nemčija

Winter: 07.30 – 17.00 and Summer: 06.30 – 20.00

The History of Pilgrimage to the Vierzehnheiligen Basilica of the Fourteen Holy Helpers On September 24th Hermann Leicht, a young shepherd, driving his sheep home, saw a crying child in a field belonging to the nearby Cistercian monastery. When he tried to pick it up it disappeared abruptly. A short time later the child reappeared in the same spot. Two candles were burning next to it.Continue Reading

St. Peter am Perlach Mary Undoer of Knots

St. Peter am Perlach and Novena to Our Lady Mary Undoer of Knots 

St. Peter am Perlach, Rathausplatz, Augsburg, Nemčija

Daily from 8.00 to 18.00

St. Peter am Perlach Mary, Untier of Knots or Mary Undoer of Knots is the name of both a Marian devotion and a Baroque painting (German: Wallfahrtsbild or Gnadenbild) which represents that devotion. The painting by Johann Georg Melchior Schmidtner, of around 1700. Pope Francis saw the image while in Germany as a student and promoted her veneration in Latin America. See Top 15 Catholic shrines around the world. St.Continue Reading

St Maria in der Kupfergasse

St Maria in der Kupfergasse, Cologne

+49 0 221 257 6237

St. Maria in der Kupfergasse, Schwalbengasse, Köln, Nemčija

6:30 am - 7:30 pm

St Maria in der Kupfergasse, Cologne is a Baroque church in Cologne, western Germany, in the district of Innenstadt. The pilgrimage church is dedicated to St. Mary, the Black Madonna. It was completed in 1715 and measures 37.20 meters in length and 17.30 metres in width.Continue Reading

Altotting

Shrine of Our Lady of Altotting Black Madonna in Germany

+49 0 8671 5062 19

Stiftspfarrkirche, Kapellplatz, Altötting, Nemčija

Coming to Altotting and having the best stay: Our Lady of Altotting Germany Our Lady of Altotting is a Bavaria shrine in southern Germany famous for its 9th century Black Madonna. Altötting has attracted pilgrims since the 15th century. The Royal House of Germany has had a particular devotion to Our Lady of Altotting since the Middle Ages, a preference that had become a tradition.Continue Reading

Passau Cathedral

St Stephen’s Cathedral Passau, Germany – Catholic Largest Pipe Organ in the world

+ 49 08 513 938 153

St. Stephan's Cathedral, Domplatz, Passau, Nemčija

Every day: 6.30 – 18.00 winter, 19.00 summer

St Stephen’s Cathedral Passau Passau’s magnificent Passau Cathedral is located on the old town’s highest point. After it had burnt down almost completely in the devastating 1662 town fire, it was rebuilt by the famous baroque architect Carlo Lurago. Its stucco works were done by G.B.Carlone and the frescos were painted by Carpoforus Tencalla, all of them Italien baroque artists.Continue Reading