Celebrating Christianity In Eastern Europe

Holy Communion during an ordination
Univ, Ukraine

 

Documentary Photographer and Filmmaker Jan van IJken is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his book/project
‘A Touch Of Divinity
‘.  To see Jan’s body of work  click on any photograph.

 

Man in meditation at a vigil in a chapel
Kalwaria Zebrzydowska, Poland

 

Taking shelter from a cloudburst during the great Assumption procession
Kalwaria Zebrzydowska, Poland

 

Participants at the end of the Easter procession
Kalwaria Zebrzydowska, Poland

 

In the monastery church during the celebration of Assumption
Moisei, Romania

 

Service to celebrate Independence Day
L’viv, Ukraine

 

A pilgrim kisses a stone
The first chapels were built around 1600 after Mikolaj Zebrzydowski had had a vision.
Kalwaria Zebrzydowska, Poland

 

A Franciscan friar conducts an orchestra consisting of pilgrims.
Gora Swietej Anny, Poland

 

A man wears a crown of thorns in remembrance of the Passion of Christ.
Kalwaria Paclawska, Poland

 

Woman goes up the steep `Hill of Golgotha’ on her knees.
Kalwaria Zebrzydowska, Poland

 

Images taken between 1997 and 2000.

 

See also:

Book By  Jan van IJken

 

 

 

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