Doors at Jasna Gora Monastery in Czestochowa Poland
The Jasna Gora Monastery in Czestochowa Poland, is the most famous Polish shrine to the Virgin Mary. Founded in 1382 by Pauline monks who came from Hungary. The monastery has been a pilgrimage destination for hundreds of years, and it contains the most important icon of the Virgin Mary in this part of Europe. The icon, depicting the Mother of God with the Christ Child, is known as the Black Madonna of Czestochowahowa or Our Lady of Czestochowa which is widely venerated and credited with many miracles. Photo by James C. McDaniel III. You are welcome to share the link to James C. McDaniel III images, but use of all or any part of James C. McDaniel III images is not authorized without express permission from James C. McDaniel III.