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Notre Dame au Coeur d'Or

Our Lady with the Golden Heart

The mother of Jesus Christ
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Description

Marble statue of Our Lady with the Golden Heart at the spot where She from 29 November 1932 till 3 January 1933 appeared to five children, Fernande, Gilberte and Albert Voisin, Andrée and Gilberte Degeimbre.

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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Location (N 50°6'32" - E 4°57'41")

Item Code: bena048; Photograph: 5 May 2015
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