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An Actual Photograph of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God


Actual picture of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God

(This image is not an artificially created — or graphically manipulated — picture of Mary: it is an actual photograph of Mary)


In 1970, a pilgrim visiting the Shrine of San De Marco, Italy, had a vision of a woman who told him to take a picture of the setting sun. Having a simple Polaroid camera, he only saw the sunset when he snapped this picture. When the picture was developed, this image of the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared (note the sunset at the lower right of the picture. This image was taken from a home-made Christmas Card, and scanned December 24, 1997. The photographer is unknown.



The same photograph of Mary, Mother of God, reduced and rendered though Photoshop in an effort to remove artifacts and to enhance the clarity of the actual photograph:

Mary, Mother of God, a photograph


Ave, Regina Caelorum,
Ave, Domina Angelorum:
Salve, radix, salve, porta
Ex qua mundo lux et orta.

Hail, O Queen of Heaven.
Hail, O Lady of Angels
Hail thou root, hail thou gate
From whom unto the world, a Light has arisen


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Mary, Mother of God


Ring of Mystical Betrothal to Mary, Mother of God 


O, my Beloved

How shamelessly

I have presumed to take Thee unto me!

... because Thou first had taken me to Thee.

If I am speechless, reckless,

 in my breathless love ...

Too great, too great!

It sunders bosom, breast,

And takes this heart from out of me!

Lest I should die, seize thou this shattered heart

Breathe once the whispered knowing of my love.

... I am a fool ... and would you love me still?

Do not tell me, either way lest I

In knowing, surely come to die!


Joseph Mary del Campos



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Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with Thee. Blessed art thou amongst women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death. Amen.

Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum. Benedicta tu in mulieribus, et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Iesus. Sancta Maria, Mater Dei, ora pro nobis peccatoribus, nunc, et in hora mortis nostrae. Amen.


Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee. Amen.




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Scio opera tua ... quia modicum habes virtutem, et servasti verbum Meum, nec non negasti Nomen Meum 
I know your works ... that you have but little power, and yet you have kept My word, and have not denied My Name. (Apocalypse 3.8)


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