Madonna tas-Sacro Cuor
The statue of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart in the parish church of the same name in Sliema, Malta.
The statue was brought to Sliema in 1881. At the time the devotion of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart was very popular in many Catholic countries around the world.
The statue of Our Lady Star of the Sea in the church of Stella Maris in Sliema, Malta. The statue was brought to Malta from Paris in 1891.
Our Lady Star of the Sea is the patroness of the town of Sliema. The town’s name is taken from the first words of the Hail Mary, which in Maltese are “Sliem Għalik Marija”.