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A 17th century French pietà.

A 17th century French pietà.

Notre-Dame de Bonne DélivranceThe statue of Our Lady of Good Deliverance, often referred to as the Black Madonna of Paris.The statue dates back to the 14th century and has been venerated in various churches and chapels across Paris. It is currently kept in a chapel in the suburb Neuilly-sur-Seine.

Notre-Dame de Bonne Délivrance

The statue of Our Lady of Good Deliverance, often referred to as the Black Madonna of Paris.

The statue dates back to the 14th century and has been venerated in various churches and chapels across Paris. It is currently kept in a chapel in the suburb Neuilly-sur-Seine.

(Source: leblogdumesnil.unblog.fr)

An icon of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in the church of Notre-Dame de Bon Retour in Les Sables d’Olonne, France.

An icon of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in the church of Notre-Dame de Bon Retour in Les Sables d’Olonne, France.

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A 19th century French lithograph of Our Lady of Victories.

A 19th century French lithograph of Our Lady of Victories.

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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.

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.

Happiness

Mother of Christ, I don’t come here to pray, I have nothing to give and I don’t know what to beg for. I have just come to see you, mother, and to cry for happiness, because I am your child and you are there.

- Paul Claudel

A vintage postcard of Our Lady of La Salette, France.

A vintage postcard of Our Lady of La Salette, France.

Ntra. Sra. del Sagrado Corazon
A Parisian holy card of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart with text in Portuguese, Spanish and Italian.

Ntra. Sra. del Sagrado Corazon

A Parisian holy card of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart with text in Portuguese, Spanish and Italian.

A 19th century French lithograph of the descent of Christ from the cross.

A 19th century French lithograph of the descent of Christ from the cross.

A vintage postcard of a statue of Mary in Beaune, France.

A vintage postcard of a statue of Mary in Beaune, France.

An art deco wall souvenir from Lourdes, depicting the apparition of Mary to St Bernadette.

An art deco wall souvenir from Lourdes, depicting the apparition of Mary to St Bernadette.

The interior of the chapel of Notre-Dame de la Salette in Morlaix, France.

The interior of the chapel of Notre-Dame de la Salette in Morlaix, France.

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 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.

(Source: sacerdos-viennensis.blogspot.co.uk)

Notre-Dame de Pellevoisin
A statue of Our Lady of Mercy, who is said the have appeared to Estelle Faguette in 1876, a 32 year old woman from Pellevoisin in France.
The apparitions took place after Estelle had written a letter to Mary, asking her to be cured from a incurable illness. Mary answered the letter by appearing to the Estelle on fifteen different occasions between February and December 1876.

Notre-Dame de Pellevoisin

A statue of Our Lady of Mercy, who is said the have appeared to Estelle Faguette in 1876, a 32 year old woman from Pellevoisin in France.

The apparitions took place after Estelle had written a letter to Mary, asking her to be cured from a incurable illness. Mary answered the letter by appearing to the Estelle on fifteen different occasions between February and December 1876.

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