An 18th century engraving of Mary as the Refuge of Sinners, depicting a man and a woman seeking refuge with Mary and the rosary from death and hell fire.
An 18th century German engraving of the death of St Joseph. Jesus and Mary are by St Joseph’s side.
Traditionally St Joseph is venerated as the patron saint of a good and peaceful death.
An 18th century engraving of the miraculous image of Mary venerated in Spachbrücken, Germany.
Wallfahrtskirche Maria Hilf
The high altar in the pilgrimage church of Maria Hilf in Speiden, Bavaria.
A German postcard of a young girl offering flowers to Mary before a road shrine.
A Gothic Madonna of Mercy, holding her protective cloak over people, in Leutkirch, Germany.
A vintage holy card from the pilgrimage church of Marienweiher in Bavaria, one of Germany’s oldest Marian shrines.
An 18th century copy with crowns of the Maria Hilf image, Bavaria.
The altar and miraculous statue in the pilgrimage church of Maria Hilf (Our Lady of Help) in Speiden, Bavaria.
A vintage postcard of a statue of Our Lady of Fatima in Hofheim, Germany.