Jasna Góra icons

Fischer 2670-2672 | Michel 2818-2820 | Scott 2527-2529 | Year of issue 1982 | People's Republic of Poland

600th anniversary of the Black Madonna icon in the Jasna Góra monastery in Częstochowa.

2670
2671
2672
Father Augustyn Kordecki
Siege of the monastery
by the Swedes in 1655
The Black Madonna
(13th century)

Translations

O(jciec) Augustyn Kordecki = Father Augustyn Kordecki.
Oblężenie Jasnej Góry 1655 = The siege of Jasna Góra 1655.
Madonna Częstochowska = The Madonna of Częstochowa.

Glossary

The Jasna Góra monastery is a Pauline Fathers monastery in the city of Częstochowa, Poland.
The Black Madonna icon is credited with miraculously saving the monastery of Jasna Góra from the Swedish invasion of 1655.
Augustyn Kordecki (1603-1673) was a prior of the Jasna Góra Monastery.

Relevant pages

Sheet 75

Resources

The Black Madonna of Częstochowa
Jasna Góra monastery
Monastery
Częstochowa
Mary, the mother of Jesus
Icon
Augustyn Kordecki
Priory
The Deluge (Swedish invasion of Poland)

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