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Liturgy


Christmas Day at American Czestochowa

For many years, the Holy Day of Christmas at the American Czestochowa has been an experience of a joyful and familial atmosphere. The elevated character of the liturgy, the beauty of the choral singing, and other attractions bring to this house of the Mother of God crowds of pilgrims, who desire to experience renewal and hope on the day of Christ’s birth. This is on beautiful display particularly during the two solemn celebrations of the Holy Mass: the 5:00 PM celebration on Christmas Eve in English, and the traditional Polish “Shepherds” Mass,......

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Day of Prayer for the Faithful Departed

On Sunday, November 3rd, at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Doylestown, PA, we have celebrated All Souls Day, by praying for all our faithful departed, especially those buried at our cemetery. Procession to the cemetery took place after the 12:30 pm Polish Mass. Fr. Jan Michalak OSPPE, Subprior of Pauline Monastery was the main celebrant of the Eucharist and the outdoor procession.   Photos by Grzegorz Tymiński Photos  ...

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Divine Mercy Sunday

Divine Mercy Sunday at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa. Most Rev. Stanislaw Dziuba, Bishop of Umzimkulu Diocese from South Africa, was the main celebrant. After the Mass there was an Exposition of the Most Blessed Sacrament and the devotion to the Divine Mercy. Our Lady of Czestochowa Choir sung the Chaplet in few different languages. The Bishop ended the devotion with the Act of Consecration of the World to the Divine Mercy, which was originally said by St. John Paul II at the Divine Mercy Shrine in Krakow-Lagiewniki.  ......

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Easter Triduum at the Shrine

The Paschal Triduum are the most important days of the liturgical year in the Church. During this time, Christians are experiencing the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Holy Thursday is a day when we give thanks to God for the gift of priesthood and the Eucharist. In the morning, the Pauline Fathers attended the Chrism Mass in Philadelphia, celebrated by the clergy of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, led by Archbishop Charles Chaput. At 7:00 pm, all Pauline priests celebrated the solemn Mass of the Lord’s Supper at the Main Church......

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Invitation for the Easter Triduum

The Pauline Fathers and Brothers invite you to the American Częstochowa for the Easter Triduum, the most important days of the liturgical year, which celebrate the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. We begin these solemn days on Holy Thursday, April 18, with the Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7:00 pm. On Good Friday, Confessions will take place from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm in the St. Anne’s Chapel, where there will be a traditional “Repository Chapel”, the Altar of the Blessed Sacrament. The Liturgy of the Passion and Death......

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