Pilgrim & Day Groups

Blessed are those whose strength is in you, whose hearts are set on pilgrimage

(Psalm 84:5)
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The Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa welcomes tens of thousands of visitors annually, of all nationalities including individuals, families and organized pilgrimage groups.

The staff of the Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa is available to assist you in the organization of pilgrimages for variety of groups: senior citizens, men’s and women’s organizations, First Holy Communion and Confirmations candidates, school children as well as groups seeking a spiritual retreat.

PLAN YOUR VISIT

We’re so glad you’ve decided to visit us!

FIRST VISIT PLAN

We would be very happy to work with you to arrange a program that would best fit the needs of your group. We can make your day meaningful and memorable at this holy place dedicated to the honor of Our Lady of Czestochowa.

GROUP TOURS

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f you would like to bring your parish, church, school, family or any other group of 25 or more individuals, as you plan your pilgrimage to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa. Please look over the following sample option below to help you plan your day(s) schedule.

 

Tours of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa are offered only on Monday thru Saturday daily ( 10am – 3pm). No tours are given on Sunday!

 

*Sample Option for Groups of 15 or more:

  • Tour & History Presentation (allow at least 1 hour for tour)
  • See 15 or 55 minutes movie about the Shrine
  • Visit our Religious Article Center (allow at least 30 minutes)
  • Mass at 11:30AM (Group can attend our mass or have their priest celebrate mass privately in one of our Chapels)
  • Lunch time ( Lunch available at our Cafeteria must be pre-ordered – minimum 25 people)
  • Time for private prayer

**Additional Information:

Individual pilgrimages are also welcome, but we cannot put together a schedule unless you have 15 or more in your group. If your group is less than 10 persons, you can participate in the activities posted on the Shrine’s Daily Schedule.

To REGISTER GROUP:
Fill out our ONLINE FORM
You can also DOWNLOAD FORM and send it as a fax or via traditional mail to groups@czestochowa.us
If you need more information call the Shrine Office at 215 345-0600

*Form MUST be submitted at least 4 weeks before your group’s visit.* 

ENJOY A WIDE RANGE OF AMENITIES

Our dedicated staff ensures that all of The National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa features and facilities are available to visiting groups. These amenities include:

Plenty of free on-site parking for buses and cars

Plenty of free on-site parking for buses and cars

Our sites and grounds are accessible to physically challenged people

Our sites and grounds are accessible to physically challenged people

On-site catering is available upon request

On-site catering is available upon request

Outdoor picnic areas available for use

Outdoor picnic areas available for use

Meeting rooms with a/v equipment are available upon request

Meeting rooms with a/v equipment are available upon request

Use of our Chaples for Mass and private devotions can be coordinated

Use of our Chaples for Mass and private devotions can be coordinated

FIND THE RETREAT FOR YOU

We meet each of our visitors where they are, offering them a quiet and healing respite from the demands and distractions of everyday life. All who set foot on our grounds are immediately touched by the peace and beauty they find.