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O.L. Vrouw van de Zeven Weeën

Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows

The mother of Jesus Christ
E. Declercq

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Statue of St. Mary with a sword though her heart.


The statue is placed in 1921 as reference to the brotherhood of 'Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows, which was very active in the nearby Franciscan monastery.

Depictions of Saint Mary

Saint Mary, as the mother of Jesus Christ, has a central role in the life of the Roman Catholic Church. The Roman Catholic veneration of her as the Blessed Virgin Mary has grown over time both in importance and manifestation, not only in prayer but in art, poetry and music. She is usually depicted as a beautiful young woman, with a (blue) mantle. In the majority of the depictions she is having the Infant Jesus in her arms or on her lap.
Attributes of Saint Mary: The Infant Jesus sometimes has some attributes too:


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Locatie (N 51°13'18" - E 4°24'21") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: bean017; Photograph: 25 March 2011
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