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Jasna Góra Black Madonna of Częstochowa

Jasna Gora Monastery and the Black Madonna of Czestochowa, Poland

+48 /34/ 365 38 88

Jasna Góra, Čenstohova, Poljska

Every day: from 8.00 am to 6.00 pm (winter 4.30 pm)

Jasna Gora Monastery and the Image of Black Madonna of Czestochowa Home to the sacred icon of ‘Our Lady of Częstochowa’, the Monastery of Jasna Góra is the third-largest Catholic pilgrimage site in the world and the center of Polish Catholicism. Offering scenic views over the monastery complex, the 106-meter bell tower is the tallest historic church tower in Poland.Continue Reading

Shrine of Divine Mercy in Vilnius

Shrine of Divine Mercy Vilnius Lithuania

+370 524 33313

Vilniaus Dievo Gailestingumo šventovė, Dominikonų gatvė, Vilna, Litva

Every day: 24 hours

About the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Vilnius Located in the heart of the Lithuanian capital, the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Vilnius attracts believers and nonbelievers from all over the city every day. Pilgrims from around the world are drawn here as well, desiring refreshment from the streams of grace coming from the Heart of Merciful Jesus.Continue Reading

Turin Cathedral and the Holy Shroud of Turin

The Turin Cathedral and the Holy Shroud of Turin

+39 011 436 1540

Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, Torino, Italija

The Holy Shroud of Turin The Holy Shroud of Turin is a linen sheet whose weave is a herringbone pattern made in the ancient Egypt manner before Christ. It measures 442 cm long by 113 cm high plus a 8 cm strip sewed lengthwise. On the tissue there is a faint impression of an image, the frontal and dorsal one of a man who suffered the death of crucifixion.Continue Reading

The Basilica of St Mary Major

The Papal Basilica of St Mary Major Rome – Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

+39 06 698 868 00

Bazilika Marija Snežna, Piazza di S. Maria Maggiore, 42, Rim, Italija

Every day: from 7.00 am to 6.45 pm

Coming to Rome and having the best stay: Papal Audience are held on Wednesdays if the Pope is in Rome, giving pilgrims and visitors the chance to “see the Pope” and receive the Papal Blessing or Apostolic Blessing from the successor of the Apostle Peter during their visit. Get tickets HERE The Basilica of St Mary Major – Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore is a Papal major basilica and the largest Catholic Marian church in Rome, Italy, from…Continue Reading

Milan Cathedral

Famous church in Milan – The Duomo Cathedral – Mass times, Hours and Tickets

+39 02 720 226 56

Milan Cathedral, Milano, Italija

Everyday, from 8.00 am to 7.00 pm

Coming to Milan and having the best stay: Milan Cathedral The Duomo, besides being an artistic monument, is a privileged place of prayer. The Milan Cathedral is the Mother Church of the Diocese in which the daily liturgical prayer is experienced in the multiplicity of its forms. History of the Milan Cathedral The Duomo, besides being an artistic monument, is a privileged place of prayer.Continue Reading

Basilica of St Anthony of Padua

Basilica of St Anthony of Padua with Prayer to St Anthony

+39 049 822 5652

The Basilica of St. Anthony, Piazza del Santo, 11, Padova, Italija

Every day: 6.20 – 18.45 (Summer 19.45)

The Basilica of St Anthony of Padua The actual Basilica of St Anthony of Padua is largely the result of three different reconstructions, which took place over a period of about 70 years: 1238-1310.  In St. Anthony’s time there was the little church Santa Maria Mater Domini, which was then integrated into the Basilica and is now the Chapel of the Black Madonna.Continue Reading

Scala Santa

Scala Sancta – the Holy Stairs in Rome

+39 06 77 26 641

Scala Santa, Piazza di San Giovanni in Laterano, Rim, Italija

Every day: 6.30 – 18.30 (summer 19.00)

Coming to Rome and having the best stay: Papal Audience are held on Wednesdays if the Pope is in Rome, giving pilgrims and visitors the chance to “see the Pope” and receive the Papal Blessing or Apostolic Blessing from the successor of the Apostle Peter during their visit. Get tickets HERE There is no pilgrim who has come to Rome without desiring to visit the Pontifical Sanctuary of the Holy Stairs.Continue Reading

San Giovanni Rotondo

San Giovanni Rotondo and Saint Padre Pio pilgrimage church Italy

+39-0882-413113

San Giovanni Rotondo, Foggia, Italija

Every day: from 7.00 am to 7.00 pm

Padre Pio books and the recommended Pray, Hope, and Don’t Worry, a glimpse into the life and spirituality of St. Pio of Pietrelcina. The greatest mystic of the 20th Century. Pray Hope and Don’t Worry True Stories of Padre Pio San Giovanni Rotondo The most recent history of San Giovanni Rotondo is connected to the friary and to the arrival on July 28th 1916 of Padre Pio of Pietrelcina.Continue Reading

St Peter's Basilica Rome

St Peter’s Basilica with St Peter’s Square and magnificient Michelangelo Pieta Sculpture

+39 06 69 88 23 50

St. Peter's Basilica, Città del Vaticano, Vatikan

Every day: from 7.00 am to 7.00 pm (6.30 pm in winter)

Papal Audience is held on Wednesdays if the Pope is in Rome, giving pilgrims and visitors the chance to “see the Pope” and receive the Papal Blessing or Apostolic Blessing from the successor of the Apostle Peter during their visit. Get tickets HERE St Peter’s Basilica Rome is one of the Papal Basilicas and one of the four Major Basilicas.Continue Reading

St Mark's Basilica Venice

St Mark’s Basilica Venice – Mass times, Opening hours and Tickets

+39 041 2708311

Saint Mark's Basilica, Basilica Cattedrale Patriarcale di San Marco, Benetke, Italija

Every day: from 9.45 am to 5.00 pm

Coming to Venice and having the best stay: Unesco: The whole city of Venice is an extraordinary architectural masterpiece St Mark’s Basilica Venice St Mark’s Basilica is a monument made unique by both its wealth of history and the magnificence of its façade and interior. In essence, it is a splendid workshop, where, through the centuries, worked great Italian and European artists. Its distinguishing Byzantine character appears particularly on the great mosaics illustrating St.Continue Reading

Orvieto Cathedral

Orvieto Cathedral history and the interior and the Miracle of Bolsena

+39 (0) 763 342 477

Duomo di Orvieto, Piazza del Duomo, Orvieto, Terni, Italija

Every day: 7.30-19.30 (Winter 13.30)

Named after the Virgin Mary of the Assumption, the Orvieto Cathedral represents one of the artistic masterpieces of the late Italian Middle Ages, which gathered under one roof the feeling that pervaded the construction of the great European Cathedrals of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. The Orvieto Cathedral – Duomo The Orvieto cathedral is so famous worldwide that a large number of people come to the “City of the Cliff” attracted only by its great iconic monument.Continue Reading