Inside the tomb over where Jesus is supposedly buried, Church of the Holy Sepulcher
Adrien-Jean-Maximilien Vachette created the design for the original Miraculous Medal (or the Medal of the Immaculate Conception), after Saint Catherine Labouré's vision of the Blessed Virgin Mary. He produced and sold over two million of the medals between 1832-1836. Adrien-Jean-Maximilien Vachette (1753-1839) was a French goldsmith best known for the production of ornate gold boxes.
allaboutmary: Happy feastday of Our Lady of Perpetual Help! Mary, from thy sacred Image,With those eyes so sadly sweet,Mother of Perpetual Succour,See us kneeling at thy feet.In thy arms thy Child Thou bearest,Source of all thy joy and woe;What thy bliss, how deep thy sorrow,Mother, Thou alone canst know.
Nuestra Señora de Soledad The statue of Our Lady of Solitude, the patroness of Oaxaca in Mexico. According to legend the statue was miraculously brought to Oaxaca in the 16th century by a mule that had joined a mule train bound for Guatemala. Once it arrived in Oaxaca the mule disappeared, leaving its pack behind. The statue of the Sorrowful Mother which was inside the pack has been venerated in the city ever since.