On Sunday, November 11, the faithful and inhabitants of the San Antonio de Padua Parish of the Citadel Ibarra, participated in a special celebration of the visit of the Icon of the Virgin of Czestochowa in their community.
The occasion was an opportune to bless a Grotto dedicated to the Virgin of "El Cisne".
An image of our Lady which the inhabitants of the area have great devotion, faith, respect and love.
The unveiling of the work was presided by the parish priest, Fr. Javier Catota, surrounded by hundreds of faithful and who were happy and joyful for the blessing of this new prayer space.
The parishioners thanked the members of "From Ocean to Ocean" and the Archdiocese of Quito, for the organization of the pilgrimage of the Queen of Poland. The Icon travels the world promoting the universal values of the family, as well as human life from conception to natural death.
The visit was an opportunity to celebrate with joy the inauguration of the grotto of the Virgin of "El Cisne", whose main objective is to strengthen and promote the faith, through Christian presence.