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

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

Other places

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

Algeria

Andorra

Angola

Argentina

Australia

Austria

Belgium

Bolivia

Brazil

Canada

Chile

China

Colombia

Congo

Costa Rica

Cuba

Dominican Republic

Ecuador

Egypt

El Salvador

Equatorial Guinea

France

Germany

Greece

Guam

Guatemala

Haiti

Honduras

Hungary

  • Our Grand Lady of Hungary - Hungary

India

Italy

Ireland

Korea

Kuwait

Jamaica

Japan

Lebanon

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

Luxembourg

Malta

Mexico

Netherlands

New Zealand

Nicaragua

Nigeria

Panama

Paraguay

Peru

Philippines

Our Lady of Lourdes in Tagaytay, Philippines

Poland

Portugal

Puerto Rico

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Virgen de la Providencia in the Cathedral of San Juan

Romania

  • Virgin Mary and Baby Jesus - Braşov

Slovakia

Spain

South Africa

  • 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

Switzerland

Tanzania

Uganda

Ukraine

United Kingdom

Our Lady of Westminster

United States of America

Uruguay

Venezuela

Vietnam

Zaire

See also

References