Saturday, May 25, 2019

Beata Vergine di San Luca, Bologna, Italy

Beata Vergine di San Luca, Bologna, Italy , 1160 - First Saturday before Feast of the Ascension

The story was that a Greek holy man named Theocles Kmnia, praying before this icon in the Church of St. Sophia in Constantinople, saw an inscription on it: "This work made by St. Luke, Chancellor of Christ, must be taken to the Church of St. Luke on ...

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Nuestra Señora del Prado, Ciudad Real, Castille-La Mancha, Spain

Nuestra Señora del Prado, Ciudad Real, Castille-La Mancha, Spain , 1088 - May 25

According to tradition, on 25 May 1088 , the image of the Virgen del Prado , Romanesque sculpture, came as part of the royal entourage of Alfonso VI , which stood in a small settlement called La Mancha Don Pozuelo Dry Gil. The locals, after the alleg...

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Onze Lieve Vrouw van Amersfoort, Amersfoort, Utrecht, Netherlands

Onze Lieve Vrouw van Amersfoort, Amersfoort, Utrecht, Netherlands , 1444 - First Saturday before Feast of the Ascension

On this day, eight days before the feast of Pentecost, a silent procession begins at 7:30 a.m. in the central Dutch city of Amersfoort. The Lady Walk visits the place where in 1444 a housekeeper named Margriete Gysen found a clay statue of the Virgin...

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Mare de Déu de Canòlich, Canòlich, Sant Julià de Lòria, Andorra

Mare de Déu de Canòlich, Canòlich, Sant Julià de Lòria, Andorra , 1223 - Fourth Saturday of May, July 14

The story goes that on July 14, 1223, a shepherd was pasturing his flock near the village of Canòlich in southern Andorra, when suddenly a bird with brilliant plumage alit on an outcrop. The shepherd approached, caught the bird with no trouble, and ...

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