Wednesday, February 10, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Preview the Paper Preview the Paper

Preview this week's Paper
A limited number of pages are displayed in this preview.
Preview this Week’s Issue ›
Subscribe Today ›

Lost & Found

*Includes FREE photo online! mywcn.com/lostandfound
Bear, please come home! Missing since October 22, 2014, black Manx cat (no tail), shy. Reward! Help him find his way home. 210-635-7560.
Lost: Female German Shepherd, about 2 years old, pink collar, lost from Hickory Hill/Great Oaks Subdivisions off FM 539, La Vernia, on Thurs., Feb. 4. Reward! 830-947-3465.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Although we make every effort to spot suspicious ads before they run, one may occasionally get into print. If that happens, we ask the consumer to call us ASAP so that we can take corrective action.
Sign maker/Installer, no experience necessary, will train, must have reliable transportation, valid driver license, ability to lift 50-70 pounds, must be able to work indoors and outdoors.  Apply in person at Photographs by Jim/Eagle Ford Signs, 1013 C. Street, Floresville. No Phone Calls.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.

South Texas Living


Cestohowa church picnic set




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
May 23, 2012 | 2,151 views | Post a comment

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Cestohowa invites all to its annual picnic on Sunday, May 27, at 11 a.m. on the church grounds on F.M. 3191 at C.R. 245 in Cestohowa.

A Mass for all veterans will be held in the church at 10 a.m., followed by a memorial service in the Cestohowa Cemetery.

Barbecue beef and Polish sausage plates will be $8, and served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and a washer tournament is set for 1 p.m. Enjoy bingo from 12-4 p.m., a country store, a cake stand, a refreshment stand, an antique tractor display, children’s games, and more. The big auction will begin at 5 p.m.

The parishioners of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church recently rededicated and blessed their grotto. The grotto of “Our Lady of Lourdes” was a dream of former pastor the Rev. Stanislaus Przyborowski. In 1959, under the direction of the succeeding pastor, the Rev. Julius Dworaczyk, the grotto was built by parishioners with funding from Przyborowki’s estate. The inner structure of the grotto, which was recently redone, was originally incorporated from the original town jail.

Inside the grotto is a statue of “Our Lady of Guadalupe,” said to have appeared in the 1500s to a humble Native American (Juan Diego) at Tepeyac, a hill northwest of what is now Mexico City.

Also inside the grotto is a picture of “Our Lady of Czestochowa.” The origin of this miraculous image in Czesthchowa, Poland, is unknown for absolute certainty, but according to tradition, the painting was a portrait of Our Lady done by St. John sometime after the Crucifixion of our Lord, and remained in the Holy Land for about four centuries.

The grotto includes traditional wax candles and offers parishioners and visitors a place to quietly reflect and pray.

For more information, call 830-745-2633.
 

Your Opinions and Comments


Be the first to comment on this story!


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

South Texas Living Archives


WCN Photo Contest HHF
WWII Clippings HHF
Coupon Q&A HHF-right
coupon home-rght
Allstate & McBride RealtyEast Central Driving SchoolHeavenly Touch homeVoncille Bielefeld homeTriple R DC Experts

  Copyright © 2007-2016 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.