This special book discusses the history of the devotion to the miraculous child Jesus of Prague. As the preface introduces…
“Devotion to the Holy Child of Prague has endured for hundreds of years, and you find it in such out-of-the-way places that you wonder how it ever got there.
It appeals because of its simplicity. We all love to think of the childhood of Our Blessed Lord, and many people feel that they can talk more easily to Our Blessed Saviour as a child than as a man.
The tradition in regard to the statue is that those who venerate it will earn God’s blessing on their affairs in life. This tradition grew up because the statue was given to the Carmelites with the assurance at a time when the Carmelites in Prague were in great want….
It is right and holy that we should seek God’s blessing…”: Fr HA Brennan, O.Carm – former Shrine Director at the National Shrine of Saint Jude