May The Month of Our Lady – Our Lady With Her Children Everywhere and Forever

THE MONTH OF MAY THE MONTH OF OUR LADY – OUR LADY WITH HER CHILDREN EVERYWHERE AND FOREVER

Below are but a few of the most well-known titles of Mary, that are related to apparitions, visitations, or miracles from around the world. All are beloved by countless people around the world, drawing pilgrims and devotees to Our Lady as our Heavenly Mother and to Jesus through her. They span the centuries and the globe. The Most-Blessed Virgin Mary has always cared for her
children, entrusted to her by her son. She continues to reach out to us at opportune times with compassion, messages, encouragement, instruction and love. Even though the following are cherished, very few of these events have official approval by the Vatican; the officially approved occasions are in bold below. All these do have unofficial respect, honour, or understanding from the popes through history.

• Our Lady of the Pillar – 40AD, Zaragoza, Spain
• Our Lady of Czestochowa – Poland: an ancient &
miraculous icon/image
• Our Lady of Walsingham – 1061, England
• Our Lady of Mount Carmel – 1251, Cambridge, England
• Our Lady of Guadalupe – 1531, Guadalupe, Mexico
• Our Lady of Chiquinquirá – 1586, Colombia:
miraculous image
• Our Lady of Charity of El Cobre – c. 1612, Cuba: vision, miraculous statue
• Our Lady of Coromoto – 1652, near Guanare, Venezuela
• Our Lady of Aparecida – 1717, Brazil: miraculous statue
• Our Lady of La Vang – 1798, near Quang Tri, Vietnam
• Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal – 1830,
Paris, France
• Our Lady of La Salette – 1846, France
• Our Lady of Lourdes – 1858, France
• Our Lady of Knock – 1879, Ireland
• Our Lady of Fátima – 1917, Portugal
• Our Lady of Banneux – 1933, Belgium
• Our Lady of Medjugorie – 1981+, Bosnia & Herzegovina
• Our Lady of Kibeho – 1988, Rwanda

WRITTEN BY: Harold Clitheroe