Beautiful 13" Tall Infant Jesus of Prague Statue. Details and colors are at their best. He stands on a pedestal. On the bottom is marked as Made in Taiwan 1984 by ROMAN INC. only 2 spots of cold paint missing on the back of his cape. This could easily be repainted with cold paint available at any craft store.
It is in excellent condition!
It is believed that He is the Patron Saint and protector of the Home. He is of Spanish origin but his Statue, centuries ago was taken from Spain to Prague, where it is kept in a beautiful church. Very nice colors, in super condition!
The devotion to the Holy Child Jesus has long been a tradition of the Catholic Church for a very long time. This devotion is a veneration of our Lord's sacred Infancy. Many saints had a very strong devotion to the Divine Child, notably St. Therese of the Child Jesus, St. Francis of Assisi, St. Anthony of Padua, and St. Teresa of Avila.
Infant Jesus of Prague
The charming statue of the Child Jesus, displayed for people to venerate in the church of Our Lady of Victory in the Lesser Town district of Prague, receives visitors from all over the world every day. People come here to pray for help, healing, or peace; some come in trust expecting the birth of a child; and many return to give thanks. The sweet face of the Child Jesus attracts visitors through its beauty. The right hand of the child is raised in blessing, while his left hand holds a sphere surmounted by a cross – the whole of our universe rests in his hands... More about the Infant Jesus
Church of Our Lady of Victory
The shrine in which the world-famous statue of the Infant Jesus of Prague is maintained and venerated is located in Karmelitská Street in the Lesser Town of Prague. The church, dedicated to Our Lady of Victory and St. Anthony of Padua, is visited by hundreds of thousands of believers from the Czech Republic and throughout the world every year. At the same time, the church of Our Lady of Victory is a cultural and artistic monument of worldwide importance. It is a part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The exceptionally well-preserved interior is decorated by works by the best Czech artists of the 17th and 18th centuries... More about the church
The Discalced Carmelites are members of a Catholic religious order that follows the tradition of the Old Testament prophets and the early Christian hermits. The name of the order is taken from Mount Carmel in Palestine, connected with the figure of the prophet Elijah. The first brothers, who settled on Mount Carmel around the year 1200, dedicated their church and later the whole order to Our Lady, the Mother of God. The reformed branch of the Discalced Carmelites came into being in Spain in the 16th century thanks to St. Teresa of Avila and St. John of the Cross. The order is characterized by the emphasis placed on prayer and the fraternal life
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