Saturday, May 26, 2018

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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Nossa Senhora de Caravaggio, Farroupilha, Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Nossa Senhora de Caravaggio, Farroupilha, Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil , 1432 - Fourth Sunday of May, May 26

n 1879, Italians from Lombardy built a chapel for their settlement in southern Brazil. Short on sacred art, they dedicated the chapel to the saint someone offered a picture of, the Madonna di Caravaggio. Today the shrine hosts over a million pilgrims...

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Madonna Addolorata, Cefalà Diana, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Madonna Addolorata, Cefalà Diana, Palermo, Sicily, Italy , 1967 - May 26

At Cefalà Diana, a small village of 992 inhabitants, situated on a hill in the interior of the province of Palermo, Mary. appeared near the ruins of a castle, May 26, 1967, four boys as "Mother of Sorrows" and in tears....

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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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Mother of God of Rzevsk, Okovtsy, Selizharovsky, Tver, Russia

Mother of God of Rzevsk, Okovtsy, Selizharovsky, Tver, Russia , 1539 - May 26, July 24

On Pentecost Sunday, May 26, 1539, a monk named Stephen discovered two holy objects attached to trees at a crossroads near Rzev in northwest Russia. One one pine was a large iron cross; on another, an old icon depicting the Holy Mother and Child with...

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