La Alma de Maria
A 19th century retablo of the Soul of Mary, a popular Mexican theme. The white dove represents the Holy Spirit.
Madre de la Luz
A 19th century Mexican retable of Our Lady of the Light.
Madre Santisima de la Luz
A modern retablo painting of Our Lady of the Light by Nicolas Otero.
The image of Our Lady of the Light originates from Palermo, the capital of Sicily. In 1722 a nun had a vision of Mary rescuing the soul of a man from falling into the mouth of an evil monster.
Nuestra Señora de la Cueva Santa
A Mexican retablo painting of Our Lady of the Holy Cave.
A retablo painting of Our Lady, Refuge of Sinners. This particular image is especially venerated by Mexican Catholics.
Today is the feast of Our Lady of Radsom, the patroness of the Mercedarian Order.
She is also the patroness of Barcelona, where her feast was first celebrated.
Nuestra Señora de la Soledad de Oaxaca
A 19th century retablo of Our Lady of Solitude, the patroness of Oaxaca in Mexico.