On the Feast of Our Lady of the Snow! This, the oldest image of Our Lady in Rome, can be found within the "Lady of the Snow" basilica of St. Mary Major in Rome. It is known bythe title of Salus Populi Romani (Well-being of the Roman people) -- and is the image associated with Our Lady of the Snow. Se the snowflake on the Blessed Mother's shoulder? It was brought to Rome from the Holy Land from St. Helen, mother of Constantine, and is said to have been painted by St. Luke!