A vintage postcard of the high altar of Chartres cathedral in France, depicting Mary’s Assumption into Heaven.
Mater Boni Consilli
The altar of Our Lady of Good Counsel during the annual novena in the Augustinian church in Cork, Ireland.
Virgen de la Soledad
The chapel of Our Lady of Solitude in the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
Notre-Dame des Victoires
A vintage postcard of the statue of Our Lady of Victories venerated in the basilica of Notre-Dame des Victoires, Paris.
The altar of the miraculous image of Mary venerated in Sinj, Croatia.
The high altar in the monastery and pilgrimage church of Einsiedeln, Switzerland.
The interior of the Lady chapel in the shrine of St John Vianney, vicar of Ars, in Ars-sur-Formans, France.
The heart worn by the statue is a sign of the saint’s consecration to Mary.
The high altar and icon of Our Lady of Good Health in the basilica of SS. Cosmas and Damian near the Roman Forum, Rome.
According to legend devotion for the icon dates from the time of pope Gregory the Great, whose pontificate lasted from 590 until 604. One day as he passed the church Mary spoke to the pope and said ‘Gregory, why don’t you greet me?’ After this Gregory had the image of Our Lady of Good Health placed on the high altar.
The high altar in the basilica of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Recife, Brazil.
Nossa Senhora do Carmo
The baroque altar of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in the Carmelite church in Porto, Portugal.