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Sendangsono Pilgrimage | Place for Restless Souls in Yogyakarta

Sendangsono is a place where the Roman Catholic make a pilgrimage. The place is a holy place for the Roman Catholics comparable with Lourdes in France. This place was used by Fatren Van Lith to babtize the first local converted to the catholic faith.

During the month May and October, which are the holy months to worship Saint Mary, Sendangsono is visited by thousands of pilgrims from different places in Indonesia.

 

Sendangsono | Holy Maria

 

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On the slope of Menoreh mountain in Kulon Progo Regency some 40 kilometre from Yogyakarta, One can find a spring water under a Sono tree. To reach the place, one has to walk from the main road arrow path for about five kilometre unal the Promasan church is reached and two kilometre more doing the Rosary Besides praying and praising God Almighty by worshiping Holy Mary. The pilgrims usually take some water from the spring, believing that the water can heal all kinds of illnesses and purify places from evil spirits.

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