The parish of Santa Maria de El Calzado is in a permanent prayer with the visiting Virgin of Czestochowa. Every day at dusk parishioners gather in an attitude of rejoicing, enthusiasm, devotion and faith to be able to share time with the Pilgrim Icon.
The pilgrim image of the Virgin of Czestochowa has gathered a large number of faithful from the parish community of Santa Maria de El Calzado. Every day people of faith came to the parish church to venerate the sacred image and ask for health, for life and for the families of that community.
Our Lady the Virgin of Czestochowa visited the parish of Santa Maria de El Calzado, located south west of the city of Quito. During her visit, the Pilgrim Virgin shared with the parishioners the celebration of the Holy Eucharist.
On August 24 the Pilgrim Virgin of Czestochowa visited the parish of St. Magdalena, located south of the city of Quito. The parish community received Her with happiness and rejoicing.