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Madonna Weissenstein
An engraving of the miraculous image venerated in the church of Maria Weissenstein in South Tyrol, Italy.
According to legend Mary appeared to the ailing farmer Leonhard Weissensteiner in 1553 and miraculously cured him. Out of gratitude the farmer built a chapel dedicated to Mary, which soon became a place of pilgrimage. In the 17th century the current baroque church and abbey were built.

Madonna Weissenstein

An engraving of the miraculous image venerated in the church of Maria Weissenstein in South Tyrol, Italy.

According to legend Mary appeared to the ailing farmer Leonhard Weissensteiner in 1553 and miraculously cured him. Out of gratitude the farmer built a chapel dedicated to Mary, which soon became a place of pilgrimage. In the 17th century the current baroque church and abbey were built.

Santa Maria del CarmeloAn Italian hand-coloured print of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

Santa Maria del Carmelo

An Italian hand-coloured print of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

A painting of Mary interceding before Christ for the souls in purgatory in Canicatti, Sicily.

A painting of Mary interceding before Christ for the souls in purgatory in Canicatti, Sicily.

(Source: solfano.it)

Madonna delle GrazieAn Italian holy card of Our Lady of Grace.

Madonna delle Grazie

An Italian holy card of Our Lady of Grace.

Inno della Desolata

The Holy Saturday procession of the Madonna of Desolation in Conasa di Puglia, Italy.The procession takes place in the early hours of the morning and is formed by the town’s women, who cover their heads with black veils as a sign of mourning. As they walk through the streets they pray the rosary and sing songs about Mary’s grief over her dead Son.

The Holy Saturday procession of the Madonna of Desolation in Conasa di Puglia, Italy.

The procession takes place in the early hours of the morning and is formed by the town’s women, who cover their heads with black veils as a sign of mourning. As they walk through the streets they pray the rosary and sing songs about Mary’s grief over her dead Son.

(Source: salvatorepicciuto.it)

A pietà in the church of San Marcello, Rome.

A pietà in the church of San Marcello, Rome.

Yea, a sword shall pierce through thy own soul also
Statues of the Mater Dolorosa and Ecce Homo in Naples, Italy.

Yea, a sword shall pierce through thy own soul also

Statues of the Mater Dolorosa and Ecce Homo in Naples, Italy.

The statue of the Madonna Addolorata in Trapani, Siciliy.

The statue of the Madonna Addolorata in Trapani, Siciliy.

(Source: francescogenovese.com)

Maria SS. Addolorata
A vintage holy card of the statue of Our Lady of Sorrows in the church of Santa Brigida, Naples.

Maria SS. Addolorata

A vintage holy card of the statue of Our Lady of Sorrows in the church of Santa Brigida, Naples.

Vergine Addolorata
A vintage holy card of the statue of Our Lady of Sorrows in Matrice, Italy.

Vergine Addolorata

A vintage holy card of the statue of Our Lady of Sorrows in Matrice, Italy.

An Italian engraving of Mary as the Mater Dolorosa, based on the famous painting by Carlo Dolci.

An Italian engraving of Mary as the Mater Dolorosa, based on the famous painting by Carlo Dolci.

Penitents in black veils during the Holy Saturday procession of the Madonna della Vergine Desolata (Our Lady of Desolation) in Canosa di Puglia, Italy.

Penitents in black veils during the Holy Saturday procession of the Madonna della Vergine Desolata (Our Lady of Desolation) in Canosa di Puglia, Italy.

(Source: salvatorepicciuto.it)

Maria SS. de Arco
A vintage postcard of the miraculous image of the Madonna Dell’Arco (Our Lady of the Arch) in Sant’Anastasia in Naples, Italy.

Maria SS. de Arco

A vintage postcard of the miraculous image of the Madonna Dell’Arco (Our Lady of the Arch) in Sant’Anastasia in Naples, Italy.

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