Nuestra Señora de la Merced
A Mexican painting of Our Lady of Mercy, or Ransom, the patroness of Christian captives.
The order of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mercy was founded in Barcelona in 1218 to accomplish the liberation of Christians held captive by the Moors.
(Source: Flickr / tachidin)
A lithograph of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Unusually so, the Indian looking angel that holds the crescent moon below Mary’s feet on the original image has been replaced by a rather baroque cherub.
Mass being celebrated in the basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico-City, some time in the early 20th century.
A vintage photograph of pilgrims at the shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mexico City.
An image of Our Lady of Guadalupe and pages from a Mexican comic book about the apparition of Mary to St Juan Diego.
Madre de la Luz
A 19th century Mexican retable of Our Lady of the Light.
Nuestra Señora de los Dolores
A statue of Our Lady of Seven Dolours in the cathedral of San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico.
An 18th century Mexican painting of Our Lady of Guadalupe with four apparition scenes and the sanctuary in Mexico City.
La Virgen de los Remedios
A 1950s lithograph of the miraculous image of Our Lady of Remedies in Mexico.
A shrine dedicated to Our Lady of the Guadalupe in central hall of Central del Norte bus station in Mexico City, 2002.
Virgen de los Dolores
A painting of Our Lady of Sorrows from a private collection in Puebla, Mexico.
The Arma Christi, the objects of Christ’s Passion, have been embroidered onto Mary’s dress.