Thursday, September 19, 2019

Notre-Dame de la Salette (Our Lady of La Salette), La Salette-Fallavaux, Isère, Rhône-Alpes, France

Notre-Dame de la Salette (Our Lady of La Salette), La Salette-Fallavaux, Isère, Rhône-Alpes, France , 1846 - September 19

On September 19, 1846, two uneducated youngsters hired to herd cattle in the French Alps fell asleep on the job. Melanie Calvat, 14, and Maximin Giraud, 11, were each in charge of four cows belonging to different owners. When they awoke, they began l...

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Icon of the Mother of God of Kiev-Bratsk, Vyshgorod, Russia

Icon of the Mother of God of Kiev-Bratsk, Vyshgorod, Russia , 1654 - September 19

The Kiev-Bratsk Icon of the Mother of God was at first in the church of Sts Boris and Gleb in the city of Vyshgorod (Kiev), where it miraculously appeared in the year 1654. In 1662, when Russia was at war with Poland (1659-1667), the city was dealt h...

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Our Lady of Montligeon, La Chapelle-Montligeon, France

Our Lady of Montligeon, La Chapelle-Montligeon, France - September 19

The statue of Our Lady of Montligeon, which overlooks the main altar is the work of Italian sculptor Giulio Tadolini. Installed in 1919, it measures 3.7 meters and weighs 13 tons . The Virgin Mary presents the child Jesus, symbolizing eternal life. A...

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