Patronage of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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A list of Patronage of the Blessed Virgin Mary by occupations and activities, dioceses, and other places:

Occupations and activities[edit]

The Blessed Virgin Mary may be taken as a patroness of any good activity; indeed, she is cited as the patroness of all humanity. However, certain occupations and activities are more closely associated with her protection.

Virgin Mary, venerated as the patron saint of bicyclists, near Leintz-Gatzaga in the Basque Country

Dioceses claiming Mary as patroness[edit]

Other places[edit]

A large number of countries, places and groups claim the Blessed Virgin Mary as a patroness, though usually under a specific title or apparition while only a select few retains its patronage by Pontifical decree from Rome.

Albania[edit]

Algeria[edit]

Andorra[edit]

Angola[edit]

Argentina[edit]

Australia[edit]

Austria[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Bolivia[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Canada[edit]

Chile[edit]

China[edit]

Colombia[edit]

Congo[edit]

Costa Rica[edit]

Cuba[edit]

Dominican Republic[edit]

Ecuador[edit]

Egypt[edit]

El Salvador[edit]

Equatorial Guinea[edit]

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

Greece[edit]

Guam[edit]

Guatemala[edit]

Haiti[edit]

Honduras[edit]

Hungary[edit]

  • Our Grand Lady of Hungary - Hungary

India[edit]

Italy[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Korea[edit]

Kuwait[edit]

Jamaica[edit]

Japan[edit]

Lebanon[edit]

Statue of Our Lady of Lebanon or Notre Dame du Liban.

Luxembourg[edit]

Malta[edit]

Mexico[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

Nicaragua[edit]

Nigeria[edit]

Panama[edit]

Paraguay[edit]

Peru[edit]

Philippines[edit]

Our Lady of Lourdes in Tagaytay, Philippines

Poland[edit]

Portugal[edit]

Puerto Rico[edit]

Virgen de la Providencia in the Cathedral of San Juan

Romania[edit]

  • Virgin Mary and Baby Jesus - Braşov

Slovakia[edit]

Spain[edit]

South Africa[edit]

  • Our Lady of Shongweni - Shongweni, South Africa
  • Our Lady of the Assumption - Principal Patroness of South Africa
  • Our Lady of the Flight into Egypt. - Diocese of Port Elizabeth and Arch-diocese of Cape Town.
  • Our Lady of the Sacred Heart. - Tzaneen
  • Our Lady of the Assumption - Umtata, De Aa
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary. - Outshoorn, Bethlehem
  • Immaculate Conception of our Lady. - Arch-diocese of Durban, Arch-diocese of Johannesburg

Sri Lanka[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

Tanzania[edit]

Uganda[edit]

Ukraine[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

Our Lady of Westminster

United States of America[edit]

Uruguay[edit]

Venezuela[edit]

Vietnam[edit]

Zaire[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]