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  AllRefer.com - Czestochowa, Poland (Polish Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Czestochowa is a celebrated religious center, and a world-famous place of pilgrimage.
Its monastery stands on the Jasna Gora [mountain of light] and contains an image of Mary known as the Black Madonna, supposedly painted by St. Luke and brought to Czestochowa in the 14th cent.
In 1655, when Charles X of Sweden overran Poland, the prior and a handful of soldiers defended the monastery and its relic for 40 days until the Swedes abandoned the siege.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/C/Czestoch.html   (281 words)

  
 Czestochowa - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
Czestochowa - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
A part of today's city called Częstochówka was in the past a separate municipality mentioned in 14th century as the Old Czestochowa (Antiquo Czanstochowa 1382) and Częstochówka in 1470-80.
Pamapol AZS Czestochowa - men's volleyball team playing in Polish Volleyball League (Polska Liga Siatkówki, PLS), 3rd place in season 2003/2004.
education.music.us /C/Czestochowa.htm   (461 words)

  
 Czestochowa Ghetto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Many Jews from Czestochowa, from other Polish towns and from Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Bohemia were forced to work for Germany's profit, and to support the Nazi war effort.
During the liquidation of the Big Ghetto approximately 40,000 Jews from Czestochowa were deported to
All these people were evacuated to Czestochowa because of the Soviet offensive in the
www.deathcamps.org /occupation/czestochowa%20ghetto.html   (1097 words)

  
 ~~~ Adela Schwarzer ~~~
A gleam of hope is sustained in Adela because some women from Rzeszow who came to Czestochowa labour camp told her that her youngest sister Amalia had hidden in a litter-box from the Nazi during the deportations.
What happened in Rzeszów in the succeeding months is supposed to be the climax and focus of this story because then the fates of the Schwarzer siblings were determined, and of them we know nothing.
Since August 1944 Adela was working at Czestochowa, at another ammunition factory.
www.adelaschwarzer.com /index.htm   (3000 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Patron Saints
Other titles may be mentioned: Holy Spirit 3; Gesu 2; Atonement, Good Shepherd, Holy Comforter, Holy Saviour, Providence of God, St. Sauveur, and Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary 1 each.
The following geographical determinations occur: Our Lady of Czestochowa 4; of Guadalupe 8; of Hungary 2; of Loreto 4; of Mount Cannel 22; of Lourdes 14; of Pompeii 4; of Vilna 2.
Notre Dame de Bon Port, du Bon Secours, de Chicago, de la Paix, Nuestra Señora de Belen, del Pilar, Sancta Maria Addolorata, and Sancta Maria Incoronata, 1 each, suggest French Spanish, and Italian affiliations.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11562a.htm   (4336 words)

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