Parish of Christ the King and Immaculate Conception in Gualea - Armenia

With great clamor and very excited, the parishioners received the Icon of Our Lady in the Parish of Christ the King and Immaculate Conception. The dean of the place, Fr. Victor Saragosin, accompanied Her every day.

She visited a number of communities such as Nanegalito, Dos Puentes, Tandayapa, Miraflores, San Sebastian, Santa Elena, Cartagena, Tulipe, Las Tolas, Gualea Cruz, San Jose de Porvenir, Manchuri, among others.

Parish of the Mother of Good Shepherd in Nanegal

On Sunday, June 11, the Icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa arrived at the Parish of the Mother of the Good Shepherd, in Nanegal. Here She was received with great joy by the residents who gathered in the Nanegal Educational Center where they began the visitation by crossing the central park, walking two kilometers to the parish church.

St. Vincent Ferrer Parish in Mindo

The faithful of St. Vincent Ferrer Parish in Mindo received the Virgin with great joy and devotion. The Icon arrived on Friday, June 9, and stayed  until Sunday, 11th. For Fr. Jean Baptiste Fils the parish priest it was a good experience that greatly encouraged the Marian devotion of the parish. "It has been a great experience with our Mother," he said.

St. Michael Archangel Parish in Los Bancos

The parishioners went to the previous parish to receive the Icon and took Her to their own Church of Saint Michael Archangel in Los Bancos. She stayed here for the weekend. On Monday She was transferred to the St. Barnabas  district. It was very emotional, since it was the saint's feast, the feast of the Apostle.

Queen's Parish of Cisne in Celica

The tour of Our Lady in Her Czestochowa Icon reached the parish of the Our Lady of Cisne, in the village called Celica. It is interesting to know that Celica is also a place in the province of Loja the southernmost part of Ecuador. Group of Lojanos came to this area and settled here.

Our Lady of Mount Caramel parish in Puerto Quito

From May 27 to May 30 the icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa visited the Parish of Our Lady of Carmen and the city of Puerto Quito. This city is in the Pichincha province, but belongs to the northwest part of the Diocese of Santo Domingo.

The Virgin arrived at the parish center from Andoas the St. Vincent Ferrer Parish, visiting on the way the Santa Marianita community within the jurisdiction of Puerto Quito.

St. Vincent Ferrer Parish

The Icon of the Blessed Virgin, during her tour in the province of Santo Domingo, visited the parish of St. Vincent Ferrer in the community of Andoas, the north-west part of the diocese. She was very welcomed by the parishioners, so much that even a sporting event was suspended so it would not interfere with the reception of the Mother of God.

Prayers in the Agnus Dei Community

Agnus Dei is  initially a German community established in Santo Domingo with the intention of contemplative life. They came to Ecuador 20 years ago invited by the bishop of Santo Domingo. They work closely with Radio Maria, and for the last 8 years they have had perpetual adoration in their chapel.

The community was pleasantly surprised as they did not realize how great welcome the Icon would have among the inhabitants of the area. The Icon remained with them for a whole week, and

Visit of Icon to the Parish of Our Lady of Sorrows

From 17 to 23 May, the Icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa visited the parish of Our Lady of Sorrows. Father Segundo Merizalde organized the community for the reception of Our Lady.

Most active movements in the parish Mariano Love Ties, Legion of Maria and Juan XXIII prepared the celebrations.

Mary continues her journey

Continuing the pilgrimage through Ecuadorian territory, Our Lady in Her Czestochowa Icon from May 8 to 12 visited the Corpus Christi Parish. Fr. Roberto Carvajal received Her in the main church and in two separate chapels that are in the parish. Father expressed that it is a honor that the visit is precisely in the month dedicated to the Virgin.