jasna gora sanctuaryThis unusual monastery is frequently concerned as the Polish capital of pilgrim’s journeys. Because of that every year millions of pilgrims come to plead there to the most important image of the Virgin Mary. The important fact is that Saint Mary’s sacred symbol in the Jasna Góra Monastery is believed to have some inexplicable miraculous quality.

Her name is the Black Madonna of Częstochowa. The monastery has long chronicle and the tradition as it was first constituted in 1382 by the monks who arrived from Hungary. afterwards they imported from Russia the painting of Virgin Mary with the small Jesus Christ. From that time on it became extensively known among the monks but also the plunderers.

Till nowadays it is commonly appreciated that the Saint Mary guided to force the Swedish enemy back at the time of its incursion on Jasna Gora Monastery during the XXVII century. Such historic, important background makes the Jasna Góra Monastery extensively glorious and revered among Catholic believers.

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