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Title:
Shrines of Our Lady : a guide to fifty of the world's most famous Marian shrines
Author:
Mullen, Peter, 1942-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First U.S. edition.
Publication Information:
New York : St. Martin's Press, 1998.
Physical Description:
viii, 184 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
General Note:
"First published in Great Britain by Piatkus Books ... 1998"--T.p. verso.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780312195038
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Guide to explore the cult of Mary & the most famous Marian shrines from around the world.


Author Notes

Peter Mullen read philosophy and psychology at Liverpool University before going on to train for the priesthood. He has served as a priest in town and country parishes and written over 30 books on religion and philosophy, including the bestseller Beginning Philosophy, three novels and several collections of short stories about the life of a country parson. He is based in York.
Janice T. Connell is an attorney and the author of the best-selling books The Visions of the Children and Meetings with Mary. She is a prolific and dynamic lecturer who speaks all over the United States and abroad. She lives in Florida.


Table of Contents

Foreword by Janice T. Connellp. viii
Introductionp. 1
The Marian Phenomenonp. 5
Prayers of Our Ladyp. 12
The Shrines
Argentina
Mary of the Rosary, San Nicolasp. 22
Australia
Our Lady of Mercy, Berrimap. 25
Our Lady, Help of Christians, Canungrap. 28
Australia
Our Lady of the Bowed Head, Viennap. 30
Belgium
The Virgin of the Poor, Banneuxp. 32
Our Lady with the Golden heart, Beauraingp. 36
Bosnia
The Virgin of Medjugorjep. 41
Canada
Our Lady of the Rosary, Cap de la Madeleinep. 44
England
Our Lady of Caversham, Berkshirep. 47
St. Mary and St. Egwin, Evesham, Hereford and Worcesterp. 51
The Blessed Virgin of Glastonbury, Somersetp. 53
Our Lady of the Crag, Knaresborough, North Yorkshirep. 56
Ladyewell, Lancashirep. 59
Little Nazareth, Walsingham, Norfolkp. 63
France
The Three Shrines of Chartresp. 69
Our Lady of La Salettep. 72
Our Lady of the Smile, Lisieuxp. 77
St. Bernadette, Lourdes, Hautes-Pyreneesp. 81
Our Lady of Hope, Pontmainp. 87
Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, Rue de Bac, Parisp. 90
Germany
Our Lady with the Golden Horse, Altottingp. 94
The Chapel of Mercy, Kevelaerp. 96
Ireland
Our Lady Queen of Ireland, Knock, Co. Mayo, Republic of Irelandp. 99
Our Lady of Lourdes, Moneyglass, Co. Antrim, Northern Irelandp. 102
Israel
The Madonna and Child, Mount Carmelp. 104
Italy
Our Lady della Guardia, Genoap. 107
Our Lady of the Rosary, Pompeiip. 109
Our Lady of Montallegro, Rapallop. 112
Salus Populi Romani, Santa Maria Maggiore, Romep. 115
The Weeping Madonna of Syracuse, Sicilyp. 119
Japan
The Holy Mother of Akitap. 122
Mexico
Our Lady of the Roses, Guadalupep. 127
Netherlands
Star of the Sea, Maastrichtp. 131
New Zealand
Statue of Mary Immaculate, Paraparaumu and The Shrine to Mary, Mother of All, Otakip. 133
Poland
The Black Madonna of Czestochowap. 135
Portugal
The Virgin of Fatimap. 139
Rwanda
The Gathering of the Displaced, Kibehop. 144
Scotland
Our Lady of Haddington, East Lothianp. 147
South Africa
Mary, Tabernacle of the Most High, Ngomep. 150
Spain
Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Garabandalp. 152
La Moreneta, Montserratp. 154
Switzerland
Our Lady of Einsiedelnp. 158
Syria
Our Lady of Damascusp. 161
Tenerife
The Black Madonna of Candelariap. 164
United States of America
Our Lady of America, Fostoria, Ohiop. 167
Our Lady of Prompt Succour, New Orleansp. 169
Our Lady of Scottsdale, Arizonap. 170
America's National Shrine, Washington DCp. 173
Wales
Our Lady of Fatima, Bala, Gwyneddp. 176
Our Lady of the Taper, Ceredigionp. 178
Useful Addressesp. 181
Bibliographyp. 182
Indexp. 183

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