Infant of Prague

Can someone explain to me the significance of the Infant of Prague? I was looking through the home “shrines/altars” and was really drawn to the IOP statue. My home prayer area is pretty small - a statue of Our Lady and the Holy Family, but I was thinking of expanding it or putting a second one up in my bedroom to help me focus during my evening rosary…

History of the Infant of Prague
The website has novenas, consecrations and other prayers to the Infant of Prague.

Thanks for both these links. Very useful. I plan on doing some more research on this. The statue itself is beautiful to me, but I like knowing the “why” behind things.

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