Estrella del Mar
A Spanish engraving of Our Lady Star of the Sea.
A baroque sculpture of the Assumption of Mary in the cathedral of Burgos, Spain.
Misterio de Elche
A procession during the mystery play of Elche, a town in the Spanish region of Valencia. The play is a sacred musical drama about the death, assumption and crowning in heaven of Mary. It comprises of two acts, which take place every year on the 14th and 15th of August in the city’s streets and inside the basilica of Santa Maria.
As part of the theatrical enactments of the events from Mary’s death and assumption into heaven there are various processions and religious services, a tradition that dates back to the mid 15th century.
Ntra. Sra. del Transito
An image of Mary on her deathbed venerated in Zamora, Spain.
Nuestra Señora de los Dolores
Our Lady of Sorrows in Almeria, Spain.
Ntra. Sra. del Sagrario
An engraving of the miraculous statue of Our Lady of the Sanctuary in Toledo, Spain.
La Virgen de la Soledad
A vintage postcard of the procession of Our Lady of Solitude in Badajoz, Spain.