Thursday, July 02, 2020

Unserer Lieben Frau im Nussbaum (Our Lady of the Walnut), Höchstberg, Gundelsheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Unserer Lieben Frau im Nussbaum (Our Lady of the Walnut), Höchstberg, Gundelsheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany - First Friday before Feast of the Ascension, July 2

When the Catholics of Höchstberg village were planning to build a church, a shepherd reported that Mary appeared in a walnut tree near a rural chapel and told him she wanted the new church there, rather than in town. Disbelieving the old man, the to...

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Notre Dame de la Visitation, Lescure, Valuéjols, Cantal, Auvergne, France

Notre Dame de la Visitation, Lescure, Valuéjols, Cantal, Auvergne, France , 1717 - Fourth Sunday of June, July 2

At around 19 years old, shepherd Jean Paillé was devoted to the Virgin Mary, and would daily lead his flock from his little village in central France to a wayside cross on a bluff, where he would kneel to say the rosary. On July 2, 1717, his prayers...

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Our Lady of the Visitation, Piat, Cagayan, Philippines

Our Lady of the Visitation, Piat, Cagayan, Philippines , 15th cent. - July 2

When Dominican friars from Macao arrived in Piat in 1604, the province of Cagayan was dominated by warring tribes. As miracles accumulated around the friars' papier-mâché image of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, conversions increased, and convert...

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Matka Boska Leśniowska, Żarki, Myszków, Silesia, Poland

Matka Boska Leśniowska, Żarki, Myszków, Silesia, Poland , 1382 - July 2

The story goes that in the summer of 1382, when Prince Ladislaus of Opole was taking the Black Madonna icon to its new home in Czestochowa, his men were unable to find water while crossing the parched plateau north of Krakow. They prayed to the Mothe...

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Notre-Dame de Vassivière, Besse-en-Chandesse, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne, France

Notre-Dame de Vassivière, Besse-en-Chandesse, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne, France , 1374 - July 2

Our Lady of Vaussivieres, on the mountains of Auvergne, near Mont d’Or, where there is an image which has remained miraculously from the ruins of Vaussivieres, which was ravaged by the English about the year 1374. This image having been transferred...

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Nuestra Señora del Camino de León / Our Lady of the Way of Leon, Spain

Nuestra Señora del Camino de León / Our Lady of the Way of Leon, Spain , 1505 - July 2, October 5, September 15

One day- according to tradition, was a pastor of Velilla de la Reina, Alvar Simón on July 2, 1505, Feast of the Visitation of the Virgin, keeping livestock and "entertaining" with profound reflections, when he saw the spot where now stands the Chap...

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Nostra Signora del Boschetto / Our Lady of the Grove - Liguria, Genoa, Italy

Nostra Signora del Boschetto / Our Lady of the Grove - Liguria, Genoa, Italy , 1518 - July 2

Sailors and fishermen in the beautiful city of Liguria (Genoa) have a zealous and dedicated devotion a miraculous painting of the Virgin, guarded in the sanctuary built by their ancestors, on the site of an apparition of Our Lady.The story has been h...

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Nostra Signora di Montallegro - Rapallo, Genoa, Italy

Nostra Signora di Montallegro - Rapallo, Genoa, Italy , 1557 - July 2

The sanctuary of the Montallegro Virgin Mary, near Rapallo, was built in her honour in 1558. According to tradition, the Madonna appeared (2 July 1557) on Monte Leto, to Giovanni Chichizola, a peasant, and showed him a picture of her passing from ear...

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