And it came to pass, as He spoke these things, a certain woman from the crowd, lifting up her voice, said to Him: Blessed is the womb that bore thee, and the paps that gave thee suck.
- Luke 11:27
The statue of Our Lady of Sorrows in Palermo, Sicily.
Let us celebrate with joyfulness the Motherhood of blessed Mary, ever Virgin.
- Vespers antiphon for the feast of Mary’s Motherhood
Madonna del SS. Rosario
The statue of Our Lady of the Rosary venerated by the Archconfraternity of the Rosary in Caulonia, Italy.
Mater mea, fiducia mea
An Italian holy card in Byzantine style. The Latin caption is a short prayer to Mary: My Mother, my confidence.
A vintage postcard of the statue of Our Lady of Montserrat, the patroness of Catalonia.
A detail of a photo taken by singer Lana Del Rey of her sister Chuck Grant.
O Lady, by thy gentle touch the sick are healed and by thy rose sweet fragrance the dead revived.
- Psalm 13, Psalter of Mary
A baroque statue of Mary above the high altar in the abbey and pilgrimage church of Andechs, Bavaria.
A stained glass window of Mary as the Immaculate Conception in Pensilvania.
The statue of Our Lady of the Rosary, the patroness of La Unión in Murcia, Spain.