February 4 -18 Parish of the Immaculate Conception in Tumbaco




      The priest's duties are fulfilled here by Fr. Jorge  Villaroel






Visiting the parish of Jesus the Good Shepherd

Continuing the pilgrimage of Our Lady in Her Icon of the Virgin of Czestochowa in Ecuador, the parish of Jesus the Good Shepherd received Her with great joy. The Conventual Franciscans are the shepherds of this parish.

At the Primate's Cathedral of Quito

The Icon of Czestochowa that travels the world “From Ocean to Ocean” remained for eight days in the Primate´s Cathedral of Quito. The parishioners visiting the temple, the most important church in Ecuador, displayed a lot of interest, curiosity and admiration for the Icon.

The Icon of our Mother arrives in the capital of Ecuador

Fr. Leon Juchniewicz, custodian of the Pilgrim Icon in Ecuador, and Fr. Bartolomeo Marciniak OSPPE, of the Monastic Order of St. Paul the Hermit who was visiting the country, brought` the Icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa to the capital, Quito. The road from Santo Domingo to Quito is approximately two hours.

Near the Primate's Cathedral, in the Colonial Center of Quito, Fr. Leon got lost because he was following the indications of his GPS, and there were streets closed other one-way as the Municipality of the city was making

Santo Domingo said "Goodbye" to Maria

After completing Her journey through most of the parishes of the Diocese of Santo Domingo, the Pilgrim Virgin of Czestochowa in Her Icon said goodbye to the city that hosted Her for 10 months.

The farewell was held in the parish of the Assumption, one of the first to which She came in March of last year and where Fr. Leon Juchniewicz is the parish priest; also the custodian of the Icon in the country. Bishop Bertram Wick, Ordinary of the Diocese of Santo Domingo,

Mary on a walk in Santo Domingo

From November 23 to December 8, the Icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa visited the parish of Santa Martha, in the diocese of Santo Domingo, in the urban area in the center of the city of Santo Domingo.

Sister Rocio Velasquez, of the Congregation of Social Communication, said that before the Mass as usual,

Bishops of Ecuador meet in the presence of the Icon of Mary

On November 9, 2017, in the framework of the jubilee celebration of the 130 years of uninterrupted evangelization in the Apostolic Vicariate of Puyo, the bishops of Ecuador with the new nuncio, Mons. Andres Carrascosa Coso, held the No. 143 Plenary Assembly of the Ecuadorian Episcopate.

Mary continues her journey through rural areas

The Pilgrim Icon continues the journey through the Diocese of Santo Domingo. Father Luis Enrique Larios received Our Lady in the parish of Santa Maria del Toachi, from October 3 to 6. As She arrived

Mary and the Cross

In his parish the Queen of Heaven the town of Monterey, Father Leonel Caselles received the Icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa on October 1 to the 3rd.  She came accompanied by the Cross of Evangelization. This was a double surprise for the faithful.

Knowing more about the Mother of God

The visit to San Vicente de Paul Parish in El Esfuerzo village, 30 minutes from Santo Domingo in the direction of Quevedo (19 km.), was a surprise to the parishioners.