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The statue of the Madonna Addolorata in Trapani, Siciliy.

The statue of the Madonna Addolorata in Trapani, Siciliy.

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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.

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.

A statue of Our Lady of la Salette in Lavinaio, Sicily.

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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.

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.

L’Addolorata Madre di Dio

An image of Our Lady of Sorrows from a 1954 magazine published by the Passionists of Sicily.

Madre L’Immacolata
A statue of Mary as the Immaculate Conception in Ventimiglia di Sicilia, Sicily.

Madre L’Immacolata

A statue of Mary as the Immaculate Conception in Ventimiglia di Sicilia, Sicily.

Madonna Addolorata
The procession of the Madonna of Sorrows in Trapani, Sicily.

Madonna Addolorata

The procession of the Madonna of Sorrows in Trapani, Sicily.

Madre del Buon ConsiglioThe image of Our Lady of Good Counsel in Caccamo, Sicily.

Madre del Buon Consiglio

The image of Our Lady of Good Counsel in Caccamo, Sicily.

L’ImmacolataThe Immaculate Conception, patroness of Canicattì in Sicily.

L’Immacolata

The Immaculate Conception, patroness of Canicattì in Sicily.

The altar of the miraculous image of the Madonna di Valverde in Catania, Sicily.

The altar of the miraculous image of the Madonna di Valverde in Catania, Sicily.

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The altar of Our Lady of the Rosary of Pompeii in the church of San Giuseppe dei Teatini in Palermo, Sicily.

The altar of Our Lady of the Rosary of Pompeii in the church of San Giuseppe dei Teatini in Palermo, Sicily.

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S. Maria del SoccorsoAn engraving of the miraculous image of Our Lady of Succour in the church of San Agostino in Palermo, Italy.

S. Maria del Soccorso

An engraving of the miraculous image of Our Lady of Succour in the church of San Agostino in Palermo, Italy.

Madonna delle Lacrime
The weeping Madonna of Syracuse, Sicily.

Madonna delle Lacrime

The weeping Madonna of Syracuse, Sicily.

Maria SS. del Balzo
A print of the statue of the Madonna del Balzo in Bisacquino, Sicily. According to legend the statue was discovered in a cave in 1664.

Maria SS. del Balzo

A print of the statue of the Madonna del Balzo in Bisacquino, Sicily. According to legend the statue was discovered in a cave in 1664.

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