Holy Infant Jesus of Prague

All photos © Barbara-Paraprem

The Infant Jesus of Prague (Czech: Pražské Jezulátko) is worldwide one of the most famous, miraculous images of Jesus. It is located in the church St.Mary of Victory (Kostel Panny Marie Vítězné) in the carmelite convent of Prague. The statue is a ca. 45 cm tall, wax-coated wooden statue from the renaissance and represents the Infant Jesus around the age of 3. She is a work of a unknown artist from the 16th century. There are many reproducitons of the Infant Jesus of Prague, among others in Austria, Germany, Italy, France, Czechia, Nigeria.

It is an old tradition to give as a votive offering robes to the Infant Jesus of Prague and clothe it. Currently has the miraculous image about 100 different costumes from around the world. As the most valuable is considered one, which is decorated with diamonds, pearls and garnets.


Heft über das Prager Jesuskind
Livret sur l’Enfant Jésus de Prague
Brožura o Pražské Jezulátko


Das Reich Gottes

Religiöses Faltblatt auf dem Boden eines Bahnhofs. Text:
„Das Reich Gottes – Was ist damit gemeint?
Ist es…
etwas in uns?
etwas unrealistisches?
eine Regierung im Himmel?

Was damit gemeint ist? Vielleicht: Dort wo ich stehe?!?!?

Religious flyer on the floor of a trainstation. Text on it:
„The Kingdom of God – What is meant by that?
Is it…
something in us?
something unrealistic?
a government in heaven?

What by that is meant? Maybe: Where I’am standing?!?!?