Wayside Shrines and Mary Gardens
Mary leads us to Jesus, her Divine Son.
Bouasse Lebel, Paris
Offering to Jesus and to Mary
Offerings to Mary
Our Lady of the Oak
Mary presents her Son to us who says: Come to me all.
For Mary our hearts
Our Lady our love.
hand painted on silk
Love, obeisance to our mother
with mother of pearl inlay
Through you, O Mary, I offer to God my heart and my thoughts.
The pilgrimage to the Virgin is the road that leads to happiness.
Sweet prayer at the feet of Mary.
Bouasse Lebel 692
Text is different in each language:
O, Mary, obtain for us perseverance
Mother, suffer me to come to thee.
Mary's children are called to be worthy.
Bouasse Lebel, Paris pl. 150
Holy Desire of Love for Mary
Oh, my Mother, that all might be for you, the flowers and the fruits of my heart.
O, Jesus, Light Eternal, you have come to dispel the darkness of sin.
Homage to the Queen of Heaven
Hand painted on silk
Child of Mary
My tender Mother, how I love to refresh myself near you
and to offer you these flowers as emblems of my pious longing.
Let us pray together.
The Divine Master establishes Mary as mistress of this abode she purifies.
O, Mary, reign over us forever, you and your divine Son,
She is your mother.
Untitled hand colored engraving
F. Gypens, Munich
O Jesus and Mary, You are my first and my last thought.
The Awakening of Birds
Happy birds teach us to bless the Lord.
Most holy Mother,
cover us with your protection.