Our Lady of Liesse

Our Lady of LiesseAlso known as

  • Our Lady, Cause of our Joy
  • Our Lady of 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.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Our Lady of Liesse“. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 March 2019. Web. 17 May 2021. <>