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Hostýn and a strange image of Jesus ~ G. Michael Vasey

Reblogged from The Magical World of G. Michael Vasey  :

Last weekend I managed a quick trip out to Hostýn about 100km from Brno. Svatý Hostýn or St.Hostýn is a hill in Moravia and a place of devotion to Mary. As per Wikipedia….

According to a traditional legend, first recorded in 1665 by the writer Bohuslav Balbín in his work Diva Montis Sancti, during the disastrous raid of the “Tartars” in the 13th century, people who were seeking asylum here lacked water and they prayed Mary for help. It is said that a stream of water came out of the ground and a powerful storm forced Tatars to retreat.

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1 thought on “Hostýn and a strange image of Jesus ~ G. Michael Vasey”

  1. Enjoyed this account very much. Throughout history there are accounts of things happening to save people seeking asylum or trying to escape from enemies pursuing them AFTER they had already escaped. These accounts always fascinate me; they do seem in many instances to be pure miracles, but who can really say? Thank you for this good writing.

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