The procession of the Madonna Addolorata in Riesi, Sicily. Devotees have attached euro notes to Mary’s robe as offerings.
Maria Santissima del Liberante
The statue of Our Lady of Liberation venerated in the Franciscan church in San Giovanni alle Catacombe, Syracuse, Sicily.
The miraculous image of Our Lady of the Letter, the patroness of Messina, Sicily.
A painting of Mary interceding before Christ for the souls in purgatory in Canicatti, Sicily.
The statue of the Madonna Addolorata in Trapani, Siciliy.
S. Maria della Scala
An engraving of the miraculous icon of the Madonna of the Ladder in Messina, Sicily.
The icon arrived in Messina in 1167, after a ship that was carrying it on board could not move the harbour until the icon was taken off board. It was seen as a sign that Mary wanted the image to remain in Messina, where it has been venerated ever since.
A statue of Our Lady of la Salette in Lavinaio, Sicily.
Maria SS. della Lavina
The miraculous image of Our Lady of the Landslide in Cerami, Sicily. It is a 17th century copy of a Byzantine icon depicting Mary suckling Jesus.
L’Addolorata Madre di Dio
An image of Our Lady of Sorrows from a 1954 magazine published by the Passionists of Sicily.
A statue of Mary as the Immaculate Conception in Ventimiglia di Sicilia, Sicily.
The procession of the Madonna of Sorrows in Trapani, Sicily.
Madre del Buon Consiglio
The image of Our Lady of Good Counsel in Caccamo, Sicily.