Gietrzwald

Gietrzwald

Check-in date 24. 02. 20
Check-out date 25. 02. 20
Gietrzwald

Marian Sanctuary in Gietrzwałd - it is there since the 16th century the cult associated with the Mother of God and the image of the Holy Mother of Gietrzwałd in the form of Madonna Piastunki with a child (Hodigitria) Gietrzwałd became famous thanks to the Apparitions of Our Lady, which lasted from June 27 to September 16, 1877.

 

The main visionaries were: thirteen-year-old Justyna Szafryńska and twelve-year-old Barbara Samulowska. In 1967, Pope Paul VI gave permission for the coronation of the image of Our Lady of Gietrzwałd.   The act of coronation on the ninetieth anniversary of the apparitions was carried out on 10 September 1967 by the Primate of Poland, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński, and Karol Wojtyła participated in the celebrations .  

Distance: 31 km  

Time: about 30 min

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