Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Wooden Orthodox Church in Rownia, Poland

Dawna cerkiew (church) gr.-kat. z pocz. XVIII w.
(The eighteenth century.)
Obecnie kosciol (currently the church) t rzym.-kat.
fot. (photo) N. Szczerbicka

This postcard is postmarked in 2015 with two Poland stamps.

The sender writes:

Rowena is a village in south-eastern Poland.  This is the former Greek Catholic church and since 1969 it is the Roman Catholic church.

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Because of three domes, this is a rare style of architecture for a  wooden church in Poland.
Polish Cities
Sieradz 20GR
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Poland (Polska) stamp 1996
Signs of the Zodiac 
Koziorozec (Capricorn) 
5 ZL

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