Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Maria Weissenstein/Pietralba

On July 17, 1988 ( exactly 25 years ago ) Pope John Paul II visited  Maria Weissenstein-Pietralba, the most important and well known pilgrimage monastery of South Tyrol.





Pope John Paul II
in
Maria Weissenstein-Pietralba
to eternal memory
July 17, 1988




Inside the Church










Many votive tablets testify that Mary has helped






3 comments:

Dina said...

Wow, that is quite a church!
First time for me to see Mary and the crucified Jesus crowned that way.

Lowell said...

That must have been a wonderful occasion when the Pope visited. Love the church - it's so ornate and so beautiful!

Sharon said...

Such a beautiful church both inside and out.

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