Our Lady of Izamal, Yucatan, Mexico

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The town of Izamal

The town of Izamal Yucatan Mexico

Our Lady of Izamal, the Patroness of the Yucatan

Our Lady of Izamal, the Patroness of the Yucatan

Outdoor shrine to Our Lady of Izamal on the convent grounds

Outdoor shrine to Our Lady of Izamal on the convent grounds

The atrium at the convent of St. Anthony of Padua

The atrium of the convento: one of the largest in the world.

The atrium of the convento: one of the largest in the world.

The atrium at the convent of St. Anthony of Padua

The town of Izamal with the convent of St. Anthony in the background

The town of Izamal with the convent of St. Anthony in the background

The altarpiece of the sanctuary of Our Lady of Izamal

The altarpiece of the sanctuary of Our Lady of Izamal

The convent of St. Anthony of Padua, home to the church of Our Lady of Izamal

The convent of St. Anthony of Padua, home to the church of Our Lady of Izamal

Pope John Paul ll crowning the statue of Our Lady of Izamal. She is reputed to ge the only statue in the country to have been crowned twice, pontifically.

Pope John Paul ll crowning the statue of Our Lady of Izamal. She is reputed to ge the only statue in the country to have been crowned twice, pontifically.

Fresco from the 16th century of St. Barbara

Fresco from the century of St.

Izamal city centre

Izamal city centre

Izamal is called the "Yellow City" because all of the buildings in the city centre are painted yellow.

Izamal is called the "Yellow City" because all of the buildings in the city centre are painted yellow.

The Franciscan convent of St. Anthony of Padua was begun in 1553. Its sanctuary of Our Lady of Izamal is one of Mexico's most important shrines.

The Franciscan convent of St. Anthony of Padua was begun in Its sanctuary of Our Lady of Izamal is one of Mexico's most important shrines.

The Convento of St. Anthony of Padua

The Convento of St. Anthony of Padua

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