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Our Lady of Czestochowa: Polish Film In Howick


Tue 15 Aug 2017, 2:00pm–3:00pm

Where: Polish Heritage Trust Museum, 125 Elliot Street, Howick, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Museum Entry by Donation: $5.00

'Our Lady of Czestochowa', is a religious film showing the history of the monastery and sanctuary of Jasna Gora (Bright Mountain) in Czestochowa, Poland. It is believed that Poland is under protection of the Black Madonna painting, a famous Catholic icon celebrated by Polish people on 15th August each year.

The Black Madonna Icon is a 122 x 82cm painting on a wooden panel which is shrouded by richly ornamented robes, jewels, legends and miracles. It is said to have been painted on the table top, made by Jesus for his Mother, by St. Luke.

The film takes you on a tour of Poland’s greatest religious shrine, including those places which are not accessible to ordinary visitors. This film help us understand the unique phenomenon of the Jasna Gora sanctuary.

Entry by donation. Bookings not required.

The Polish museum is for all New Zealanders. "GLAM" Gallery, Library, Archive, Museum.

Howick is a destination that offers variety including Howick beach, Stockade Hill, various Fencible sites and historical walks, All Saints Church, Uxbridge Creative Arts Centre, Te Tuhi Gallery and Howick Historical Village.

The quaint Howick village shops are a 5 minute walk from the museum and the Botany Town Centre is a 10 minute drive.

We look forward to welcoming you to 'Our Lady of Czestochowa', the Howick district and the Polish Museum.

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