Kalwaria Zebrzydowska, Poland

Kalwaria Zebrzydowska is a town in southern Poland with 4,429 inhabitants. It is situated in the Lesser Poland Voivodeshhip.

The town is named after the religious complex (calvary or Golgotha) founded by Governor of Kraków Mikołaj Zebrzydowski on December 1, 1602. The complex, which is known as the Kalwaria Zebrzydowska park (Kalwaria Zebrzydowska: the Mannerist Architectural and Park Landscape Complex and Pilgrimage Park), was added in 1999 to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.

Monastery in Kalwaria Zebrzydowska (Calvary Monastery)Monastery in Kalwaria Zebrzydowska Monastery in Kalwaria Zebrzydowska Our Lady of Calvary

 Our Lady of Calvary is a 17th century painting situated in the shrine of Kalwaria Zebrzydowska, one of the most visited pilgrimage sites in Poland. According to legend, the painting wept in 1641.

The owner presented the painting to the Bernardine monastery at Kalwaria Zebrzydowska. Veneration of the painting was authorized fifteen years later, and a chapel was commissioned to house.

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Album of Kalwaria Zebrzydowska ( Facade Sanctuary, Orta-Cappelle)Kalwaria Zebrzydowska  Kalwaria Zebrzydowska

(Create, Chapel-XII Death on the Cross)

  Kalwaria Zebrzydowska  

(Calvary, Cappella IX)

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When I left this monastery, some children who dressed up came over. There seemed to be some event on that day. If you know that event, please tell me. It was 5 Tuesday May 2012.

Some Keep the Sabbath Going to Church

Some keep the Sabbath going to Church —
I keep it, staying at Home —
With a Bobolink for a Chorister —
And an Orchard, for a Dome —

Some keep the Sabbath in Surplice —
I just wear my Wings —
And instead of tolling the Bell, for Church,
Our little Sexton — sings.

God preaches, a noted Clergyman —
And the sermon is never long,
So instead of getting to Heaven, at least —
I’m going, all along.

Emily Dickinson

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