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Our Lady of Vailankanni

Vailankanni, on the coast of the Bay of Bengal in southern India, owes great part of its notoriety to Our Lady of Health, also known as the “Lourdes of the East.”

Last Updated on Wednesday, August 17, 2011

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Our Lady of Banneux

“I am the Blessed Virgin of the poor.” This is how Mary introduced herself to an 11-year-old little girl named Mariette Béco during the third of eight apparitions, which unfolded from January 15th to March 2nd of 1933.

Last Updated on Wednesday, August 17, 2011

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Our Lady of Peace Basilica, Africa

The love of the Christians of the Ivory Coast for the Virgin Mary is visible in the many chapels and shrines dedicated to Our Lady, which flourish here and there in the parishes of the country. But first and foremost, the most beautiful shrine is the majestic basilica of Our Lady of Peace in Yamoussoukro.

Last Updated on Thursday, August 11, 2011

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Our Lady of Lebanon

The shrine of Harissa, overlooking 600 meters of coastline, 25 km from the capital Beirut, is dear to the heart of every Lebanese; whether Christian or Muslim, all address Mary as their mother.

Last Updated on Friday, August 12, 2011

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Our Lady of the Annunciation

basilica-of-the-annunciation-nazareth-israel1aWhat makes a modest village like Nazareth a reference point for Christians? In Jesus’ time, Nazareth was but a group of houses wedged between the mountains of Galilee, in the north of Israel. By God’s will, this small village became one of the most important places for the fulfillment of salvation.

Last Updated on Thursday, August 11, 2011

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