Pilgrimage to Kalwaria Zebrzydowska
Saturday 27 May 2023 (12:14)
This morning, the 16th pilgrimage left the Temple of Divine Mercy in Krakow Łagiewniki for Kalwaria Zebrzydowska.
Father welcomed. Zbigniew Bilas, Dean of the Divine Mercy Campus. – On August 17, 2002, when the Holy Father John Paul II came here during his last pilgrimage to his homeland, he said: “We come here today to discover the Face of the Father in Christ. We want to look into the eyes of the merciful Jesus with the eyes of our souls, to find in Him The depths of His gaze are a reflection of our lives and the light of grace that we have already received many times and that God preserves for us. Every day and on the last day. We come here to gaze into the eyes of Jesus, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, so that all the intentions of pilgrimage that you enter into your hearts, and those who have asked you to pray, so that they begin From here, starting with the merciful Jesus, to follow the paths of our beautiful diocese, the land of Lesser Poland, to reach Our Lady of Kalwaria He pointed out that this meeting today, at the beginning of the pilgrimage, is an opportunity for such reflection and gathering of strength.
After a joint prayer, Father Bellas blessed the pilgrims on the pilgrimage path. said the father. Piotr Waligóra, the main organizer of the pilgrimage. – We shall follow a route substantially similar to that of St. John Paul II In 2002, he went to Caluaria from Krakow, – he added.
Several hundred people set out from Kraków to Kalwaria. They will arrive in Kalwaria around 7.00 pm, where the Divine Liturgy will be celebrated, which will end with the seventeenth pilgrimage from the Shrine of Divine Mercy to Kalwaria Zebrzydowska.