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The high altar in the basilica of Our Lady of Scherpenheuvel, Belgium.

The high altar in the basilica of Our Lady of Scherpenheuvel, Belgium.

Mary Help!
The miraculous image of Our Lady of Help venerated in the pilgrimage church of Mariahilfberg in Amberg, Germany.

Mary Help!

The miraculous image of Our Lady of Help venerated in the pilgrimage church of Mariahilfberg in Amberg, Germany.

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Madonna di San Giovanni
The altar of the Madonna of San Giovanni, the patroness of Ripatransone, Italy.

Madonna di San Giovanni

The altar of the Madonna of San Giovanni, the patroness of Ripatransone, Italy.

Main altar with image of Virgin of Guadalupe, plaster angels, and candlesticks, in parish church of El Pichón, near Tepic, Nayarit.
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Main altar with image of Virgin of Guadalupe, plaster angels, and candlesticks, in parish church of El Pichón, near Tepic, Nayarit.

From 'Mexican Churches'

Maria

Maria

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The altar and miraculous image of the Mother of Beautiful Live in Wessobrunn, Germany.

The altar and miraculous image of the Mother of Beautiful Live in Wessobrunn, Germany.

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A vintage postcard of the altar and miraculous image in Aachen cathedral, Germany.

A vintage postcard of the altar and miraculous image in Aachen cathedral, Germany.

The feast of the Assumption in the London Oratory.

The feast of the Assumption in the London Oratory.

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L’Assomption
Charles-Antoine Bridan’s high altar in the cathedral of Chartres, depicting Mary’s Assumption into Heaven.

L’Assomption

Charles-Antoine Bridan’s high altar in the cathedral of Chartres, depicting Mary’s Assumption into Heaven.

Maria Hilf
The miraculous image of Mary venerated in the pilgrimage church of Maria Eck in Siegsdorf, Bavaria.
The pilgrimage to Maria Eck goes back to the 16th century, when a lumberjack repeatedly saw two lights shining in the night. It was decided a chapel should be built on the site, with two altars dedicated to the Holy Trinity and one to the Blessed Virgin.

Maria Hilf

The miraculous image of Mary venerated in the pilgrimage church of Maria Eck in Siegsdorf, Bavaria.

The pilgrimage to Maria Eck goes back to the 16th century, when a lumberjack repeatedly saw two lights shining in the night. It was decided a chapel should be built on the site, with two altars dedicated to the Holy Trinity and one to the Blessed Virgin.

The Borghese chapel in the basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome. The altar houses the image of the Salus Populi Romani, the Protectress of the Roman People.

The Borghese chapel in the basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome. The altar houses the image of the Salus Populi Romani, the Protectress of the Roman People.

The high altar in the chapel of the Miraculous Medal, Paris.

The high altar in the chapel of the Miraculous Medal, Paris.

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The altar of Our Lady of Lourdes in St Patrick’s church in Soho, London.

The altar of Our Lady of Lourdes in St Patrick’s church in Soho, London.

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