Mariazell


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Mariazell

(märē'ätsĕl`), town, Styria prov., E central Austria. It is a winter and summer resort. Chiefly noted as a place of pilgrimage, it is famous for its 12th-century wood carving of the Virgin and Child, which draws thousands of pilgrims annually.
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An annual dinner dance will be held this Friday at the Crowne Plaza Hotel followed by a musical show on Saturday that will bring to the stage famous artists from Colombo, including Mariazell Gunathilake.
First it went to the small town of Mariazell, a traditional pilgrimage church connected with the dynasty.
Over the past week, a series of wakes and requiems were held along the route that took Habsburg s body from his home of Poecking in Bavaria to Vienna, with stops in Munich and the Austrian pilgrimage site of Mariazell.
In September, he went to Austria to mark the 850th anniversary of the foundation of the Shrine of Mariazell.
Wenceslas hymns in the hymnbooks of pilgrims to the Austrian pilgrimage shrine of Mariazell.
While in Brazil, for example, Benedict went to the shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida; the heart of his trip to Austria was a stop at the sanctuary of Mariazell.
MARIAZELL, Austria -- Four lime trees planted in honor of Pope John Paul II following his 1983 visit to Austria were to be uprooted to make way for a grandstand for Pope Benedict's visit last month, the Washington Post reports.
His message echoed one he delivered yesterday to 33,000 rain-soaked pilgrims in Mariazell, a famous shrine to the Virgin Mary celebrating the 850th anniversary of its founding.
On Friday, snow caused a town hall's roof to collapse in the southern Austrian town of Mariazell, though no injuries were reported.
Nasdaq:OBAS), a leader in digital video encoding and streaming solutions, today announced that its MGW 2400 streaming server was selected for the live delivery of the European Catholic Day event, which took place May 21-23, 2004 in Mariazell, Austria.
A few days after this meeting, Konig fell and broke his hip while on holiday in the mountain resort and shrine of Mariazell, Austria.
On September 8, the feast of Our Lady's birthday, Pope Benedict stopped at the great pilgrimage centre of Mariazell, celebrating its 850th anniversary.