Let us run to Mary, and, as her little children, cast ourselves into her arms with a perfect confidence.
—Saint Francis de Sales
“If it is impossible to separate what God has united, it is also certain that you cannot find Jesus except with Mary and through Mary.” - St. Pius X
Joseph the helping and participating father.
I love it.
Gnadenbild Maria. The miraculous image of Mary venerated in the basilica of St Matthias (Matthew) in Trier, Germany.
The official name of the image is Seat of Wisdom, a Marian title from the Litany of Loreto. The painting was inspired by the icon of the Madonna Salus Populi Romani in Rome, which is considered a true portrait of Mary.