Madonnas from all over the world leave their road-side shrines during the Angelus
and go to Nazareth to pay homage to the small, tiny, black-eyed Mary.
In each one of them, she recognizes herself.

(Roman Brandstaetter, Aniol Panski)

Ro Roadside shrines are plentiful throughout Poland. These shrines are constructed by local citizens with a staggering variety of materials and are always decorated with colorful streamers and flowers. The shrines are a testament to the place of Mary and her Son in daily Polish life.

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