OUR LADY OF THE PILLAR


Our Lady of the Pillar (Spanish: Nuestra Señora del Pilar) is the name given to the Blessed Virgin Mary for her miraculous appearance in Zaragoza, Spain at the time of the emergence of Christianity. She is the Patroness of Spain, the Spanish Civil Guardand the Hispanic world. Her shrine is the Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar situated by the Ebro river.[1]