Thursday, April 27, 2017

Virgen de Montserrat

Virgen de Montserrat (Barcelona, Spain) , 12th cent. - April 27

According to legend, the first image of the Virgin of Montserrat shepherds the children found in the year 880 . After seeing a light in the mountains, the children found the image of the Virgin in a cave. Upon hearing the news, the Bishop of Manresa ...

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Mare de Déu de Montserrat, Monestir de Montserrat, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Mare de Déu de Montserrat, Monestir de Montserrat, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain , 10th cent. - April 27

Perched on a 4,000' peak whose name means "jagged mountain," the shrine of Montserrat has been a focus of devotion for centuries. Its Black Virgin is known as La Moreneta, the Dark Lady, and also as La Jerosolimitana, Lady of Jerusalem, where St. Luk...

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