Feast of the Divine Shepherdess

Sep 25, 2022

Our Lady, Divine Shepherdess of Souls

The devotion to the Divine Shepherdess dates back to 1703, when Capuchin Friar Isidoro of Seville, a scion of Spain’s most noble families, experienced a mystical illumination in which the Virgin Mary asked him to spread devotion to her as Shepherdess of Souls. He commissioned a painting, preached this devotion, and it is well-known today in Spain.

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