- Our Lady, Cause of our Joy
An ancient statue of the Madonna and Child. It was brought from Egypt to France during the Crusades by three Knights of Malta who had been briefly captured by Saracens. It was enshrined at Liesse, diocese of Soissons. The original statue was destroyed during the French Revolution. A duplicate was installed and crowned in 1857.
- “Our Lady of Liesse“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 December 2015. Web. 4 May 2016. <>