Stations of the Cross of Bedřiška Znojemská

Stations of the Cross of Bedřiška Znojemská

The Stations of the Cross in Jiřice u Moravských Budějovic offers fourteen stations with seventeen paintings whose author is the painter and artist Bedřiška Znojemská. The Stations of the Cross are located in the grounds of a former orchard. The paintings symbolically refer to the way of the cross, as we know it, but at the same time offer scenes from the present world. The paintings are full of questions, pain and desire for love and reconciliation. They refer to vices of the time which accompany us wherever we go. Lies, hate, but also violence, drugs and prostitution.…
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St. Joseph´s Church in Jevišovice

St. Joseph´s Church in Jevišovice

The construction of the Empire style church, which dominates Jevišovice square, commenced in 1823. When you are standing in front of the church entrance, your attention is caught by the statues of St. Joseph and St. Alois from Gonzaga. After you enter the church don´t miss a church organ which was made by the famous organ maker Jan Výmola as early as in 1748.
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Chaple of Virgin Mary Dolorous at Boskovštejn

Chaple of Virgin Mary Dolorous at Boskovštejn

There are places which are able to calm us down and to absorb into a quite revery. Such a place is hidden in the fields among Boskovštejn, Jiřice u Moravských Budějovic and Prokopov. On the place where you would expect nothing but corn stretches, the beautiful Chaple of Virgin Mary Dolorous is standing. You can feel the charm of the place whatever time of the day it is. In addition to that, in summer days an orchestra of local frogs will give you a splendid concert. 
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Pilgrim place Hluboké Mašůvky

Pilgrim place Hluboké Mašůvky

A significant pilgrim precinct in Hluboké Mašůvky is found just nine kilometers from Jevišovice. This pilgrim place arose around a local healing spring, whose miraculous effects were recorded in writing already in the time before the Battle of White Mountain. The heart of the precinct is a Lourdes grotto with a waterhole at the bottom of the valley. You can set out for stations of the cross to Calvary from here, possibly you can follow a wood path which is hemmed with pictures of different pilgrim places from Bohemia, Moravia, Slovakia and Austria. On the way back you…
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Church of Virgin Mary´s Visitation in Hluboké Mašůvky

Church of Virgin Mary´s Visitation in Hluboké Mašůvky

The pilgrim Church of Virgin Mary´s Visitation is a dominant feature of the pilgrim precinct in Hluboké Mašůvky. The present  form of the church is a result of several reconstructions. Originally there was a wooden little church lying in this locality. The first stone church building was erected by the lord of Jevišovice Raduit de Souches in 1680, and in 1949 – 1953 a present church main nave and a prismatic donjon were built. The surroundings around the church have gone through an amendment too, a cylindrical chaple and a little colonnade at the holy…
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The Church of St. James the Bigger in Černín

The Church of St. James the Bigger in Černín

The church was built up in the heart of a Romanesque litle church from the second half of the 12th century. Its chancel and sacristy from the late-13th century make it a real unique sight worthy of attention.
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Small ecclesiastical sights

Small ecclesiastical sights

During your peregrination in the Jevišovice country you will come across calvaries and wayside crosses but also little chaples. These little reminders illustrate the relationship of local inhabitants to their belief, yet also to the country which is scattered with them.
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