Our Lady of Conquering Love. This 30″ statue of the Virgin Mary is Santa Fe’s most sacred object. She is the oldest status of the Virgin Mary in the USA. She has over 250 gowns which are all made and donated by the people of Santa Fe. She resides in the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Francis in the hart of Santa Fe. She is currently dress in a purple gown for Easter. On Easter weekend she will be changed into one of her white gowns, possibly with gold trim.
La Conquistadora and her story are a must see when touring Santa Fe. The Historic Downtown Walking Tour covers her story, the amazing story of the Cathedral and the miracle stairway at Loretto Chapel.