Tuesday, April 06, 2021

Madonna delle Grazie, Spezzano Albanese, Cosenza, Calabria, Italy

Madonna delle Grazie, Spezzano Albanese, Cosenza, Calabria, Italy , 1470 - First Tuesday after Easter

Around 1470, Albanians settled this area in the toe of the Italian boot. The town of Spezzano with its Sanctuary of Our Lady of Graces overlooks the plain below. The story goes that one day, when the village was still young, two Albanian boys were pa...

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Mater ter Admirabilis, Ingolstadt, Upper Bavaria, Germany

Mater ter Admirabilis, Ingolstadt, Upper Bavaria, Germany , 1604 - April 6

On April 6, 1604, at the Jesuit College of the Catholic University in Ingolstadt, the men's devotional society Colloquium Marianum was chanting the Litany of Loreto in the chapel, before a copy (left) of the ancient icon Salus Populi Romani (Health o...

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Icon of the Mother of God of “the Uncut Mount”, Tver, Russia

Icon of the Mother of God of “the Uncut Mount”, Tver, Russia , 17th cent. - April 6

“The Uncut,” or “Clouded Mountain” Icon of the Mother of God: About 250-300 years ago this icon was in one of the men’s monasteries of Tver and was presented by the Superior to Cosmas Volchaninov in gratitude for his fine work in the monast...

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Madonna di San Giovanni, Sommariva Bosco (Cuneo), Italy

Madonna di San Giovanni, Sommariva Bosco (Cuneo), Italy , 1685 - April 6

This cry full of wonder breaks the silence of the quiet morning of May 6, 1685, Second Sunday of Easter, and attracts the attention of a few people gathered in prayer in front of the majestic image of the Madonna, painted in red, with a side of St. J...

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