The mother of Jesus in art, life and devotion.
De Maria, numquam satis.
Mary as the Immaculate Conception by Giuseppe Cesari.
Maria Madre delle Grazie
The image of Mary Mother of Grace in Velletri, Italy.
Imago miraculosa Virgo Maria
An engraving of the miraculous Byzantine icon of Mary in the church of Santi Bonifacio e Alessio, Rome.
A close up of the image of the Mother of Divine Providence in the church of the Barnabite fathers, Rome.
The chapel of the Madonna of San Ciriaco in the cathedral of Ancona, Italy. The image is venerated under the title Queen of all Saints.
Madonna della Salute
The miraculous image of Our Lady of Health in the cathedral of Udine, Italy.
A vintage Italian holy card of Our Lady Refuge of Sinners. This particular image is usually referred to as the Mother of Divine Providence.
The altar of Our Lady of Sorrows in the church of Santa Brigida in Naples, Italy.
Mater Gratiae et Misericordiae
The image of Our Lady of Grace and Mercy in the church of the sisters of St Anne, Rome.
A photo of the altar
Madonna del Parto
Today is the first Sunday of Advent, the season leading up to Christmas. The above image of Mary during her pregnancy is venerated in Montefiesole, Italy.
The altar of Our Lady of the Rosary of Pompeii in the church of San Giuseppe dei Teatini in Palermo, Sicily.
S. Maria del Soccorso
An engraving of the miraculous image of Our Lady of Succour in the church of San Agostino in Palermo, Italy.
Madonna della Medaglia Miracolosa
The statue of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal in the church of San Domenico Soriano in Naples, Italy.
Today is the feast of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, based on an apparition of Mary in Paris in 1830.
Vera Effige della S.S. Vergine di Pompei
A vintage postcard of the “True Image of the Most Holy Virgin of Pompeii”.
At the feet of the Madonna of the Rosary of Pompeii I prayed for you.
The high altar in the basilica of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary in Pompeii, Italy. The altar houses the miraculous image of Mary, which has been venerated in Pompeii since 1875.