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Matka Boska Ostrobramska
The miraculous icon of Our Lady of the Gate of Dawn in Vilnius, Lithuania. The image is covered with votive offerings in the shape of hearts and other body parts, as well as jewelry.

Matka Boska Ostrobramska

The miraculous icon of Our Lady of the Gate of Dawn in Vilnius, Lithuania. The image is covered with votive offerings in the shape of hearts and other body parts, as well as jewelry.

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The miraculous icon of the Mother of Mercy of Aušros Vartai (the Gate of Dawn) in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania.

The miraculous icon of the Mother of Mercy of Aušros Vartai (the Gate of Dawn) in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania.

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The crown of the miraculous image of Our Lady of the Gate of Dawn (Aušros Vartai) in Vilnius, Lithuania.

The crown of the miraculous image of Our Lady of the Gate of Dawn (Aušros Vartai) in Vilnius, Lithuania.

Matki Boskiej Ostrobramskiej
A postcard of the miraculous image of the Mother of Mercy, venerated in the chapel above the Gate of Dawn (Aušros Vartai) in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania.

Matki Boskiej Ostrobramskiej

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

The Mother of God of Trakai, patroness of Lithuania.

The Mother of God of Trakai, patroness of Lithuania.

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The altar inside the chapel above the Gate of Dawn in Vilnius, Lithuania.

The altar inside the chapel above the Gate of Dawn in Vilnius, Lithuania.

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.

Wilno - Ostra BramaPilgrims gather before the Gate of Dawn in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius to venerate the famous image of Mary kept in the chapel above the gate, known as the Mother of Mercy.

Wilno - Ostra Brama

Pilgrims gather before the Gate of Dawn in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius to venerate the famous image of Mary kept in the chapel above the gate, known as the Mother of Mercy.