In this framed picture of Our Mother of Perpetual Help, Archangels Michael and Gabriel are showing the instruments of the passion to the Child, who clings to his Mother’s hand. The Mother holds the Child’s hand reassuringly.
Our Mother of Perpetual Help icon is venerated by many believers, both Catholics and non-Catholics throughout the world. It is famous for miracles throughout history. One cannot look at the picture without being struck by the anxious, pained expression on the face of Our Blessed Mother. On the child’s face is seen the same fear. And in His fear He turns to His Mother for help.