Blessed Virgin Mary, patron of sailors

Lionel Cironneau | AP Photo

Photo of the Day: August 13, 2017

A procession with the statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary on a traditional fishing boat takes place at the harbor of Nice, southeastern France, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. The feast of the Assumption celebrates the Virgin Mary, patron saint of sailors, according to the Nice tradition.

Photograph by Lionel Cironneau for the AP

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