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Nostra Signora dei Miracoli
The miraculous image of Our Lady of Miracles in the church of Santa Maria dei Miracoli on the Piazza del Popolo, Rome.

Nostra Signora dei Miracoli

The miraculous image of Our Lady of Miracles in the church of Santa Maria dei Miracoli on the Piazza del Popolo, Rome.

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"To be a mother is to nourish and protect true humanity and bring it to development." - Edith Stein

catholicthinker:

"To be a mother is to nourish and protect true humanity and bring it to development." - Edith Stein

The International Votive Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Rome.
The church was built in the 1920s and 1930s in the neo-Baroque style. The dome is yet to be completed.

The International Votive Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Rome.

The church was built in the 1920s and 1930s in the neo-Baroque style. The dome is yet to be completed.

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An image of the Immaculate Heart of Mary venerated in the church of San Eustaquio in Rome.

An image of the Immaculate Heart of Mary venerated in the church of San Eustaquio in Rome.


Today is the feast of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, an image of Mary venerated all over the world.
The original icon is of Greek origin and has been in Rome since the late 15th century. It is currently kept in the church of St Alphonsus, near the basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore.

Today is the feast of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, an image of Mary venerated all over the world.

The original icon is of Greek origin and has been in Rome since the late 15th century. It is currently kept in the church of St Alphonsus, near the basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore.

A painting Jesus and Mary appearing to St Rita of Cascia on her deathbed in the church of Sant’Agostino, Rome.

A painting Jesus and Mary appearing to St Rita of Cascia on her deathbed in the church of Sant’Agostino, Rome.

Madonna Liberatrice
An engraving of the miraculous icon of the Madonna of Liberation, venerated in Rome.

Madonna Liberatrice

An engraving of the miraculous icon of the Madonna of Liberation, venerated in Rome.

A statue of Mary in the French seminary, Rome.

A statue of Mary in the French seminary, Rome.

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# Rome.
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# Rome.

# My photo.

A pietà in the church of San Marcello, Rome.

A pietà in the church of San Marcello, Rome.

Ecce mater tua
A Roman engraving of Mary. The Latin text reads “Behold, thy mother” (John 19:27).

Ecce mater tua

A Roman engraving of Mary. The Latin text readsBehold, thy mother” (John 19:27).

Madonna del Parto
An engraving of devotees before the statue of Our Lady of Childbirth in the church of Sant’Agostino, Rome. The Madonna is called upon during pregnancy and as the protectress of babies.

Madonna del Parto

An engraving of devotees before the statue of Our Lady of Childbirth in the church of Sant’Agostino, Rome. The Madonna is called upon during pregnancy and as the protectress of babies.

Santuario Madonna del Divino Amore
A vintage postcard of the shrine of the Madonna of Divine Love near Rome.

Santuario Madonna del Divino Amore

A vintage postcard of the shrine of the Madonna of Divine Love near Rome.

The high altar and icon of Our Lady of Good Health in the basilica of SS. Cosmas and Damian near the Roman Forum, Rome.
According to legend devotion for the icon dates from the time of pope Gregory the Great, whose pontificate lasted from 590 until 604. One day as he passed the church Mary spoke to the pope and said ‘Gregory, why don’t you greet me?’ After this Gregory had the image of Our Lady of Good Health placed on the high altar.

The high altar and icon of Our Lady of Good Health in the basilica of SS. Cosmas and Damian near the Roman Forum, Rome.

According to legend devotion for the icon dates from the time of pope Gregory the Great, whose pontificate lasted from 590 until 604. One day as he passed the church Mary spoke to the pope and said ‘Gregory, why don’t you greet me?’ After this Gregory had the image of Our Lady of Good Health placed on the high altar.

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