PILGRIMAGES TO JASNA GÓRA IN NUMBERS – TO 14 AUGUST 2016 IN TOTAL

PRESS OFFICE OF JASNA GÓRA

This year, in the season of pilgrimages, from 10 April to 14 August, at Jasna Góra there were: 133 pilgrimages on foot. 85 thousand people participated in them - the number of pilgrims on bikes increased – 104 pilgrimages on bikes reached to Jasna Góra, including 6 thousand 300 people - in 11 running pilgrimages 270 people arrived

2. Before the feast of Assumption of Blessed Mary the Virgin, on 1 to 14 August, 52 pilgrimages arrived on foot, and 65 thousand 300 people in them in total.

3. In five pilgrimages on foot from the very Warsaw only, 12 thousand 500 people arrived at Jasna Góra in total. These were:
- 305th Warsaw Pilgrimage on foot – 5 thousand 700 peopple
- 36th Warsaw Academic Metropolitan Pilgrimage – 4 thousand 200 people
- ‘17th’ groups of the Warsaw Pilgrimage on foot – 1 thousand 500 people
- 25th Pilgrimage of the Disabled – 700 people
- 33th Prague Pilgrimage of Families – 400 people

4. The biggest – like so far – this year pilgrimages on foot are:
- 36th Pilgrimage from Cracow – 8 thousand people
- 38th Pilgrimage from Radom – 6 thousand 257 people
- 305th Warsaw Pilgrimage on Foot – 5 thousand 700 people
- 36th Warsaw Academic Metropolitan Academy – 4 thousand 200 people
- 71st Pilgrimage on Foot from Rybnik – 3 thousand 500 people
- 36th Pilgrimage from Podlasie – 3 thousand people

5. The longest way was made by:
- 32nd Pilgrimage from Szczecin: groups from Łukęcin -640 km in 20 days and Świnoujście – 621 km in 19 days
- 35th Pilgrimage from Kaszuby, setting off from Hel – 634 km in 19 days
- 24th Pilgrimage from Ełk: a group from Giżycko – 515.5 km in 16 days

We are still waiting for pilgrimages on foot arriving at Jasna Góra for the feast of Our Lady of Jasna Góra which is on 26 August.

14 August 2016

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„Niedziela” 34/2016

Editor: Tygodnik Katolicki "Niedziela", ul. 3 Maja 12, 42-200 Czestochowa, Polska
Editor-in-chief: Lidia Dudkiewicz • Translation: Aneta Amrozik • E-mail: redakcja@niedziela.pl