Friday, July 23, 2021

Panagia Evangelistria (Tinos, Cyclades, South Aegean, Greece)

Panagia Evangelistria (Tinos, Cyclades, South Aegean, Greece) (Tinos, Greece) , 1823 - January 30, July 23, August 15

In 1822, on the island of Tinos, a nun named Pelagia had visions of the Virgin telling her where to search for an icon, at the spot where a church should be built in her name. She told the priest, who convinced the inhabitants to start excavations, w...

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Madonna di Altino, Albino, Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy

Madonna di Altino, Albino, Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy , 1496 - July 23

During a heat wave and drought, on July 23, 1496, Quinto Foglia and his two little boys were walking from their home in Vall'Alta to the wooded slopes of Monte Altino, where they worked making charcoal. Stricken with thirst and afraid for his childre...

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