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August 26, Our Lady of Częstochowa (Najświętszej Maryi Panny Częstochowskiej)

August 26

Ladislaus, a prince of Opole, built a Pauline monastery on Jasna Góra and entrusted them with an image of Virgin Mary, venerated in his castle. 3,200 more words


Pictures From Rome - Part 1

I took on the role of ‘group photographer’ whilst we were travelling around Rome and must have taken around 600 pictures during our week in this amazing city. 101 more words


the last time

On Friday I moved myself into my last undergraduate dorm room. I can’t believe it’s my last. Though I have the intense satisfaction of being able to say that I did it all  305 more words


E: In the Empire

Rome is one of the most majestic cities I have ever seen. So much history every direction you look at.
We did a walking tour of Rome, so we got one of those little devices that the tour guide speaks into your ear with and basically screams “HELLO I AM A TOURIST. 922 more words


Ostiense - a hidden gem!

Well, my first thoughts were “I thought we had a graffiti problem!” It is everywhere, and some of it is written in English, and I’m not sure it’s the youth of Rome showing off what they’ve learnt at school! 362 more words