Matka Boża Pocieszenia
The miraculous image of Our Lady of Consolation in Górka Duchowna, Poland.
Matka Boża Trąbkowska
The miraculous image of Our Lady of Trąbkowska in the church of Trąbkach Wielkich, Poland.
Matki Boskiej Licheńskiej
An engraving of the miraculous image of Our Lady of Licheń, Poland.
Matka Boża Kalwaryjska
The miraculous image of Our Lady of Tears in the basilica of Our Lady of the Angels in Kalwaria, Poland.
It is said that in 1641 a local man witnessed the imagine shedding tears of blood.
The miraculous statue of Our Lady of Skępe in Poland.
The small wooden sculpture dates from the 15th century and depicts Mary while pregnant. Numerous miracles have been attributed to the image over the years.
Matka Boska Piekarska
A 19th century engraving of the miraculous image of Mary in Piekary Śląskie, Poland.
An 18th century devotional image of St Anne, Mary and Jesus from the shrine of Gora Swietej Anny (St Anne’s Mount) in Silesia, Poland.
Pieta, by an anonymous Polish painter; National Museum in Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland; c.1450
An early 20th century photograph of the interior of the chapel of Our Lady of Częstochowa, Poland.
Note the great number of silver votive offering placed on and around the altar. These are a testimony of the people’s devotion to Mary and of their belief in the miraculous powers of her image.
The high altar of the basilica of Our Lady of Częstochowa in Jasna Gora, Poland.
A 19th century devotional image of the icon of Our Lady of Częstochowa, the patroness of Poland.
The miraculous image of the Holy Family venerated in the basilica of the Assumption and St Joseph in Kalisz, Poland.
Because of the city’s devotion to the Holy Family, and more particularly St Joseph, Kalisz is often referred to as the Polish Nazareth.
Matka Boża Tęskniąca
The miraculous image of Our Lady of Longing in the church of St Elizabeth in the Poswin district of Warsaw, Poland.