Sunday, March 07, 2021

Madonna di Costantinopoli (Marittima di Diso, Lecce, Apulia, Italy)

Madonna di Costantinopoli (Marittima di Diso, Lecce, Apulia, Italy) , 1589 - First Sunday of March

The story goes that on three summer nights in 1589, while walking along his roof terrace, Don Domenico Coluccia, parish priest of Marittima, saw an unusual light like a torch in the woods below. To verify the sight, the pastor then invited some villa...

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Nuestra Señora del Rosario (Quetzaltenango, Guatemala)

Nuestra Señora del Rosario (Quetzaltenango, Guatemala) , 16th cent. - March 7

The legend relates that the Spanish were carrying the image of the Virgin of the Rosary to the capital of Guatemala, but took a rest stop in the city of Quetzaltenango while crossing the high plains. When the time came to leave, the image became too ...

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Madonna di Monte Berico (Vicenza, Veneto, Italy)

Madonna di Monte Berico (Vicenza, Veneto, Italy) , 1426 - March 7

The Blessed Virgin appeared in Monte Berico, to an elderly of 70 years, Vincenza Pasini, wife of John of Montemezzo, while bringing lunch to her husband who was working in the fields. She said, "I ask you to build a church here in my honor. If they d...

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