Our Lady of the Rosary of Pompeii

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Our Lady of Pompeii
by Sister M. Jean Frisk

Five minutes from the ruins of Pompeii, Italy, the great Roman city destroyed by the volcano of Mt. Vesuvius, there is a an area called Valle di Pompeii where the town of Campania is located. In the shadow of the ancient volcano, a Marian Shrine was erected in the latter half of the 1800s. The shrine is dedicated to Our Lady of the Rosary, named for the Marian image elevated on its high altar.
The image represents Our Lady of the Rosary (see … [More]