The second weekend in August marked the 25th Walking Pilgrimage from Great Meadows, N.J., to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Doylestown, Pa. (see story in Daily News).
The pilgrimage emulates traditional ones in Poland to the original shrine and always occurs the weekend before the feast of the Assumption.
This year, on Thursday, Aug. 9, people of all ages met up once again at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Great Meadows, the starting point of this annual four-day walking pilgrimage to the major shrine popularly known as the "American Czestochowa."
The cross led the way as everyone set out on the 57.5-mile route. Marian emblems were next in line; then the...READ MORE