An Italian engraving of Mary as the Mater Dolorosa, based on the famous painting by Carlo Dolci.
B. Virginis Mariae Lauretanae
An 18th century German engraving of the statue and basilica of Our Lady of Loreto, Italy.
In me is all grace of the way and of the truth, in me is all hope of life and of virtue.
An 18th century engraving by Klauber of the statue of Our Lady of Loreto.
Ecce mater tua
A Roman engraving of Mary. The Latin text reads “Behold, thy mother” (John 19:27).
Madonna del Parto
An engraving of devotees before the statue of Our Lady of Childbirth in the church of Sant’Agostino, Rome. The Madonna is called upon during pregnancy and as the protectress of babies.
S. Maria della Scala
An engraving of the miraculous icon of the Madonna of the Ladder in Messina, Sicily.
The icon arrived in Messina in 1167, after a ship that was carrying it on board could not move the harbour until the icon was taken off board. It was seen as a sign that Mary wanted the image to remain in Messina, where it has been venerated ever since.
An 18th engraving of the miraculous statue of Our Lady of Sorrows in the rococo pilgrimage church of Maria Steinbach, Bavaria.
A 16th century engraving of the Annunciation after Titian.
Ntra. Sra. del Sagrado Corazon
A Parisian holy card of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart with text in Portuguese, Spanish and Italian.
Pastora amabilis pascens oves suas.
An 18th century Italian engraving of Mary as the Divine Shepherdess. The sheep, marked with a Marian monogram, symbolises a devotee.
The Latin caption reads: The loving shepherdess feeding her sheep.