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Helen Betts | all galleries >> An Afternoon in Warsaw > Warsaw churches, Jesuit Church
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Warsaw churches, Jesuit Church
22-JUN-2012

Warsaw churches, Jesuit Church

Originally built in 1626 and reconstructed in 1957, this church is the tallest building in Old Town.

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
1/125s f/7.1 at 70.0mm iso2000 full exif

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Frank Tran22-Sep-2012 05:44
Stunning image! Great details. V+
Jola Dziubinska19-Sep-2012 13:28
Beautiful capture and lighting. V.
The church is also called the Shrine of Our Lady of Grace the Patron of Warsaw
Inside the church, in main altar, the most important item is the miraculous image of St. Mary of Grace, who is considered the patron saint of Warsaw.
The painting was brought to Warsaw in 1651 by archbishop Jan de Torres, a nuncio of the Pope Innocent X, who gave it to Polish king John Casimir (Jan Kazimierz), and the king gave it to the warsaw convent. From that time the image of Virgin Mary of Grace is venerated in Warsaw.
Jim Coffman19-Sep-2012 13:03
Oh so beautiful!!
Tom LeRoy19-Sep-2012 12:59
Beautiful low light shot, a harmonious alter. V