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Mater Misericordiae
A painting of the miraculous icon of the Mother of Mercy, venerated in the chapel above the Gate of Dawn (Aušros Vartai) in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania.The image is venerated worldwide by Lithuanian and Polish Catholics. In Poland it is known as the 'Matki Boskiej Ostrobramskiej', or Our Lady of Ostra  Brama. The Russian Orthodox Church also acknowledges the image as miraculous.

Mater Misericordiae

A painting of the miraculous icon of the Mother of Mercy, venerated in the chapel above the Gate of Dawn (Aušros Vartai) in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania.

The image is venerated worldwide by Lithuanian and Polish Catholics. In Poland it is known as the 'Matki Boskiej Ostrobramskiej', or Our Lady of Ostra Brama. The Russian Orthodox Church also acknowledges the image as miraculous.

posted at 4:31pm on Wednesday 19th October 2011 with 239 notes
# lithuania# poland# orthodox
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