The Basilica dedicated to St. Lydwine and Our Lady of the Rosary
(Liduina of Schiedam, Holland, 1380-1433)

Exterior of the basilica, originally constructed in 1880

 

View toward main altar

View toward main entrance

 

Main altar

 

Side entrance

 

Mary altar

Pieta

 

St. Lydwine chapel near main entance

Statue of St. Lydwine

Bas relief of St. Lydwine

Left window

Right window

 

St. Lydwine chapel at front of basilica

Altar to St. Lydwine

 

Left side of altar

 

Right side of altar

 

Window near St. Lydwine altar

Windows behind St. Lydwine altar

 

St. Lydwine's life by Jan Dunselman (1863-1931), painted circa 1901

Side window above paintings of St. Lydwine's life

 

Lydwine honoring a statue of Our Beloved Lady in St. Janskerk

 

Lydwine's fall on the ice near Kreupelstraat (1395)

 

Dr. Godfried Sonderdanck visiting with his son Willem at Lydwine's sickbed

 

The invasion of the soldiers called PicardiŽrs (1425)

 

Lydwine's vision of meeting Jesus on a pilgimage to the Holy Land

 

Lydwine giving alms from her purse, which was always full

 

Lydwine's house is spared during the burning of Schiedam

 

The heavenly hosts appear before Lydwine and her family