Candles inside the chapel of Our Lady Star of the Sea in Maastricht, the Netherlands.
Basiliek Onze Lieve Vrouw van het Heilig Hart
The interior of the basilica of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart in Sittard, the Netherlands.
The statue of Mary, with a rainbow in the background, in the harbour of Volendam, Holland.
A 16th century statue of St Anne, Mary and Jesus in Venray, the Netherlands.
Moeder van Altijddurende Bijstand
The shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in the church of Our Lady in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The icon was brought to Amsterdam from Rome in the late 19th century.
The Lady altar in the church of St Joseph in Achterveld, the Netherlands.
Onze Lieve Vrouw van Rust
The statue of Our Lady of Rest in the church of Herten, the Netherlands. It is a copy of a medieval statue in the Belgian town Heppeneert, which is considered miraculous.
Onze Lieve Vrouw ter Nood en ter Thuiskomst
The statue of Our Lady of Suffering and Return venerated in the church of the Immaculate Conception, or Hartebrugkerk, in Leiden, the Netherlands.
The statue was an object of special devotion during World War II, when Leiden’s Catholics visited the church to pray for peace and the safe return of friends and family members sent to the front or labour camps.
The Dutch Confraternity of Our Lady of the Garden Enclosed of Warfhuizen is gathering funds to purchase a silver Seven Sorrows heart from an antique dealer in Naples. They need a total of €430.
If you wish to make a contribution, however small, please send me a private message for more information. Thank you!
Onze Lieve Vrouw van de Besloten Tuin
A holy card of Our Lady of the Garden Enclosed in Warfhuizen, the Netherlands.
A Dutch painting of Our Lady of Seven Sorrows from circa 1520.
The statue of the Sorrowful Mother in mourning dress in the hermitage of Our Lady of the Garden Enclosed in Warfhuizen, the Netherlands.