Hungary

Hungary: Weeping Madonna Hodgetria in St. Michael the Archangel (Byzantine rite) Basilica, Máriapócs, a pilgrimage site since the 17th century.  http://mariancalendar.org/sanctuary-of-mariapocs/   

Germany

Germany: The Basilica of the Vierzehnheiligen (fourteen holy helpers and the altar of mercy) at 18th century basilica on the site of the 15th century chapel and pilgrimage site. https://www.bavaria.by/experiences/city-country-culture/churches-monasteries/the-basilica-of-the-fourteen-holy-helpers-vierzehnheilige/…

France

 France: The Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Chartres is a UNESCO-Heritage site of this ancient once bishopric state in France. http://www.cathedrale-chartres.org/en/,143.html The Abbey Church of St. Foy, dedicated to a 4th century…

Finland

Finland: St. Henry’s or Church Islet, Kirkkokari a pilgrimage site since 1156 following the martyrdom of Henry. https://henrikin.wordpress.com/history-and-significance-of-st-henry/  

Czech Republic

Czech Republic: The Infant Jesus of Prague (Santo Niño de Praga or Pražské Jezulátko)donated to the church in the 16th century; said to be owned earlier by Therese of Avila.…

Austria

Austria: Mariazell Basilica Marian Shrine to Austria and Hungary dating back to 1157. https://www.basilika-mariazell.at/  

Camino de Santiago – Microcosm of Life

Joseph Farrugia’s daily journal on the Camino Francés is adorned in this book with a mosaic of history, geography, myth and legend that mingles with, defines and surrounds this journey…

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