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The miraculous image of Our Lady of Rest in the parish church of Heppeneert, Belgium.
The statue of Mary and St John the Evangelist has been venerated since it was found on the banks of the river Maas many centuries ago. There has been an archconfraternity of Our Lady of Rest since 1893.
People call upon Our Lady of Rest to be delivered from depression, anxiety and in the event of a difficult decision. Tens of thousands of pilgrims from Belgium and the Netherlands find their way to Heppeneert each year.
The pilgrimage church of Foy-Notre-Dame near Dinant, Belgium.
The site has been a place of pilgrimage since the early 17th century, when a small Madonna of Dutch origin was discovered there in a tree. Soon miracles began to occur. The Jesuits sent copies of the statue to many places all over the world.