Devotion to Our Lady of Perpetual Help is a recent devotion since its expansion dates back to the 19th century. It originates from the icon of Our Lady of Perpetual Help venerated in Rome. It is for this reason that the religious objects, concerning this theme, on sale on our Christian shop are essentially religious icons and other religious objects that represent this image.
You will find in the descriptions of the articles devoted to this devotion, all the details concerning the history of this icon, its worship and its significance. To facilitate your access to these notices, you can use the following links.
Concerning the history of the icon of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, you can consult the following religious articles: Religious Icon ND of Perpetual Help Ref .: IC_104
About the description of this religious icon, we invite you to visit the following page: Icon of Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Ref .: IC_9102) /span>
Finally, to know more about the history of this devotion, you can refer with profit on the note of this monastic product: icon Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Ref .: IC_4052)
What contributed to the popularity of this devotion was the zeal of the Redemptorist religious who, for this purpose, composed a beautiful prayer to Our Lady of Perpetual Help. Who will be able to say how many images have been printed with the icon of Our Lady of Perpetual Help on one side and on the other this beautiful prayer?
This prayer is very appropriate to find a place on a diptych dedicated to Our Lady of Perpetual Help as for these religious objects:
One thing may come as a surprise, it is this difference between several icon models of Our Lady of Perpetual Help that we have on our religious shop.
This is easily explained because on the one hand the icon of Our Lady of Perpetual Help whose original is in Rome has undergone transformations and restorations. A crown was added and then removed.
On the other hand, the icon of Our Lady of Perpetual Help is an icon of the Virgin of the Passion; therefore, the main one is to find all the characteristic elements of this type of icons of the Virgin, and variations of details, attributed to the artist, are allowed insofar as the realization of an icon, while following precise rules, is a work that springs from prayer and is the fruit of contemplation.