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As a general concept, Our Lady
may refer to:
- Our Lady, the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mary, the mother of Jesus of Nazareth
- Our Lady, the Blessed Virgin Mary (Roman Catholic)
Roman Catholic veneration of the Blessed Virgin Mary is based on Holy Scripture: In the fullness of time, God sent his son, born of a virgin. The mystery of the incarnation of the Son of God through Mary thus signifies her honour as Mother of God...
in Roman Catholic teachings
It may also refer to a number of specific Marian Apparitions
A Marian apparition is an event in which the Blessed Virgin Mary is believed to have supernaturally appeared to one or more people. They are often given names based on the town in which they were reported, or on the sobriquet which was given to Mary on the occasion of the apparition...
or icons, titles, or Marian shrines such as:
- Our Lady of Aparecida
Our Lady of Aparecida is the patron saint of Brazil, venerated in the Catholic Church. A dark-skinned Marian image, Our Lady of Aparecida is represented by a short, clay statue of the Virgin Mary, currently housed in the Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida, in the town of...
, the patron saint of Brazil, represented by a statue of the Virgin Mary located in the Basilica of Aparecida in Aparecida in the state of São Paulo
- Our Lady of Fatima
Our Lady of Fátima is a famous title given to the Blessed Virgin Mary as she appeared in apparitions reported by three shepherd children at Fátima in Portugal. These occurred on the 13th day of six consecutive months in 1917, starting on May 13...
, the title given to the Virgin Mary by Catholics and others who believe that she appeared monthly, for several months, to three shepherd children at Fátima, Portugal, in 1917
- Our Lady of Guadalupe
Our Lady of Guadalupe , also known as the Virgin of Guadalupe is a celebrated Catholic icon of the Virgin Mary.According to tradition, on December 9, 1531 Juan Diego, a simple indigenous peasant, had a vision of a young woman while he was on a hill in the Tepeyac desert, near Mexico City. The lady...
, a Roman Catholic icon and Mexico's most popular religious image
- Our Lady of Guadalupe, Extremadura, the most important Marian shrine in the medieval kingdom of Castile
- Our Lady of Knock, an apparition in at Knock-Aghamore, Éire, 1879
- Our Lady of La Salette
La Salette is a small mountaintop village near Grenoble, France. It is most noted for an apparition of the Virgin Mary that was reported in 1846 by two shepherd children, Mélanie Calvat and Maximin Giraud, followed by numerous accounts of miraculous healings....
, who appeared in 1846 to two shepherd children in La Salette
- Our Lady of Ljeviš
Our Lady of Ljeviš is a 12th-century Serbian Orthodox Church in the town of Prizren, located in southern Serbia - Kosovo and Metohija. It was converted to a mosque during the Ottoman Empire and then back into an Orthodox Church in the early 20th century....
, a 12th century Serbian Orthodox Church cathedral in the town of Prizren, Kosovo
- Our Lady of Lourdes
Our Lady of Lourdes is the name used to refer to the Marian apparition said to have appeared before various individuals on separate occasions around Lourdes, France...
, apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary first seen in Lourdes, France on February 11, 1858
- Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Our Lady of Mount Carmel is the title given to the Blessed Virgin Mary in her role as patroness of the Carmelite Order. The first Carmelites were Christian hermits living on Mount Carmel in the Holy Land during the late 12th and early to mid 13th centuries...
, who appeared to St. Simon Stock in 1251
- Our Lady of Nazaré, a Marian icon sculpted in wood, by St. Joseph according to the legend of Nazaré
- Our Lady of Peñafrancia
Our Lady of Peñafrancia is a wooden statue of virgin mary originally came from Salamanca, Spain. Tens of thousands of pilgrims, devotees, tourists come to Naga City, Philippines every September for a nine-day festivities in honor of Our Lady of Peñafrancia, the Patroness of Bicol, endearingly...
- Our Lady of Penrhys
- Our Lady of Providence
Our Lady of Providence or Our Lady of Divine Providence is a reference to Mary in relationship with Divine Providence. Various Roman Catholic groups have a particular devotion to Our Lady of Providence....
, originated with the Barnabites in 1664
- Our Lady of Siluva
Our Lady of Šiluva is Roman Catholic icon of the Virgin Mary in Šiluva, Lithuania. A Cathedral of the same name has been built and is dedicated to it. The icon is highly venerated in Lithuania and is often called "Lithuania's greatest treasure"....
in Siluva, Lithuania, 1608 and 1646
- Our Lady of Sinj
Sinj is a town in the continental part of Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia. The town itself has a population of 11,448, while the population of the administrative municipality which includes surrounding villages is 24,832 ....
(Gospe Sinjska), the patron saint of Sinj, Croatia; among Catholics is believed that she saved the Sinj from Ottoman invasion during Second Morean War
- Our Lady of Trsat
Trsat is part of the city of Rijeka, Croatia. It has a historic castle or fortress in a strategic location and several historic churches. The Croatian noble Prince Vuk Krsto Frankopan is buried in one of the churches. Trsat is a steep hill, 138 m high, rising over the gorge of the Rječina river,...
, an 13th-century apparition to a Croat woodcutters near Trsat Castle, Rijeka, Croatia
- Our Lady of Vaillankanni, at Vaillankanni
- Our Lady of Walsingham
Our Lady of Walsingham is a title used for Mary, the mother of Jesus. The title derives from the belief that Mary appeared in a vision to Richeldis de Faverches, a devout Saxon noblewoman, in 1061 in the village of Walsingham in Norfolk, England...
, an 11th Century apparition to a Saxon noblewoman in Norfolk.
- Our Lady of Westminster
Our Lady of Westminster is a late Medieval statue of the Madonna and child, now to be found at the entrance of the Lady Chapel in Westminster Cathedral, London, under the thirteenth Station of the Cross by Eric Gill. The image is made of English alabaster, is flat backed, 36 inches high and...
, a 15th Century alabaster madonna venerated in Westminster Cathedral, London
- Our Lady, Star of the Sea
Our Lady, Star of the Sea is an ancient title for the Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus Christ. The words Star of the Sea are a translation of the Latin title Stella Maris, first reliably used with relation to the Virgin Mary in the ninth century...
, a title of the Virgin Mary
- Our Lady of Good Success
Our Lady of Good Success, also called as Our Lady of Good Events is one of the titles of Blessed Virgin Mary. This title is shared among numerous images around the world — a number of images in Spain, one in Quito, Ecuador, and one in Parañaque, Philippines...
, a late 16th – early 17th century apparition in Quito, Ecuador
- Our Lady of All Nations
- Our Lady of Bayside
- Our Lady of Međugorje, who appeared to Croat children in Međugorje in western Herzegovina, in 1980
In music, it may refer to:
- "Our Lady", a song by Deep Purple from their 1984 album Who Do We Think We Are
-Side two:-Bonus tracks on the Remastered edition CD re-issue:-Personnel:* Ian Gillan - vocals, harmonica* Ritchie Blackmore - guitar* Roger Glover - bass* Jon Lord - keyboards* Ian Paice - drums-Additional personnel:* Produced by Deep Purple...
- "Our Lady", a recurring theme on different albums by The Legendary Pink Dots
The Legendary Pink Dots are an Anglo-Dutch experimental rock band formed in London in August 1980. Although far outside the mainstream , LPD have released more than 40 albums, have a devoted worldwide following, and tour frequently.-Overview:The Legendary Pink Dots formed in August 1980 in London...
(e.g. "Our Lady in Black", "Our Lady in Chambers")
- Our Lady of Mount Carmel Learning Center
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Learning Center, De La Salle Supervised, also known as Mount Carmel La Salle or simply Mount Carmel, is a private catholic elementary school run under the direct supervision of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools/De La Salle Brothers of the University of...
, De La Salle supervised school in the Philippines
The Philippines , officially known as the Republic of the Philippines , is a country in Southeast Asia in the western Pacific Ocean. To its north across the Luzon Strait lies Taiwan. West across the South China Sea sits Vietnam...
- Notre Dame (disambiguation)
* Notre Dame is a French title for the Blessed Virgin Mary.* The most famous church with this name is Notre Dame de Paris.* In the United States, it often refers to the University of Notre Dame and their football team....
, French for "Our Lady"
- Our Lady of Mercy College (disambiguation)
Our Lady of Mercy College is the name of several Roman Catholic schools around the world.Australia:*Our Lady of Mercy College, Burraneer, NSW*Our Lady of Mercy College, Heidelberg, Vic.*Our Lady of Mercy College, Parramatta, NSW...