Sunday, September 08, 2019

Virgen de la Luz

Virgen de la Luz (Tarifa, Spain) , 1750 - December 3, September 8

Virgen de la Luz Coronada is an invocation of the Virgin Mary venerated at the Shrine of Our Lady of Light located in Dehesa Caheruelas of eight kilometers from the town of Tarifa ( Spain )...

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Our Lady of Good Health

Our Lady of Good Health (Velankanni, India) , 16th cent. - September 8, August 29

There are three major events associated with Our Lady of Good of Health in Vailankanni. The Virgin Mary is said by tradition to have appeared to a shephered boy named Tamil Krishnannesti Sankaranaranayam who offered her child milk. She is subsequentl...

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Magna Mater Austriae (Mariazell, Austria)

Magna Mater Austriae (Mariazell, Austria) - September 8, December 21

Mariazell Basilica, also known as Basilica Mariä Geburt (English: Basilica of the Birth of the Virgin Mary), is a Marian basilica in Mariazell, Austria. It is the most important pilgrimage destination in Austria and one of the most visited shrines ...

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Virgen de Gádor, Berja, Almería, Andalucía, Spain

Virgen de Gádor, Berja, Almería, Andalucía, Spain , 1588 - First Sunday before Easter, September 8

In the fall of 1588, two hermits came to Berja from far away. Dominic of St. John and John of St. Mary gathered alms in town and with them founded a sanctuary on some church ruins in the depopulated site of Pixnela, at the foot of the Gádor range. A...

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Our Lady of Mantara, Maghdouché, Sidon, South Governorate, Lebanon

Our Lady of Mantara, Maghdouché, Sidon, South Governorate, Lebanon , 1721 - September 8, June 11

While Jesus preached in Sidon, Mary is said to have waited here in the cave of Mantara ("awaiting" in Arabic). Emperor Constantine's wife Helena replaced Astarte's shrine here with one to the Holy Mother, donating to it an icon and altar furnishings....

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Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, Úbeda, Jaén, Andalucía, Spain

Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, Úbeda, Jaén, Andalucía, Spain , 1381 - September 8

History says that "at the dawn of a day in the countryside Ubeda, while pastors were joining their farm work and cattle graze, was observed in the environment that something extraordinary was going to happen, but the animals up early ever, and consta...

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The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary , 7th cent. - September 8

The Bible says nothing about Mary's birth, only that the angel found her living in Nazareth in Galilee. Traditions about her birth rely on the 2nd-century apocryphal book Protoevangelium of James, which makes her the miracle child of aging childless ...

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Notre-Dame, Folgoët, Finistère, Brittany, France

Notre-Dame, Folgoët, Finistère, Brittany, France , 1650 - First Sunday of September

Known as the "nut of the woods," St. Salaün lived in a forest clearing near a spring, over which he enjoyed hanging from an oak branch, immersed to his shoulders, singing "O Maria." He lived by begging: "Ave Maria! Salaün could sure eat some bread!...

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Virgen de Regla, Chipiona, Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain

Virgen de Regla, Chipiona, Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain , 3rd cent. - September 8

The story goes that St. Augustine of Hippo in North Africa (d. 420) revered this Black Madonna statue or even carved it; that Augustinian hermits brought it to southern Spain; that it was hidden from the Moors in a well under a fig tree, and found wi...

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Santa María de Guadalupe, Caceres, Extremadura, Spain

Santa María de Guadalupe, Caceres, Extremadura, Spain , 1326 - September 8

The Guadalupe de Cáceres (Extremadura), whose origin sets the legend to the sixth century, was found on the banks of the Guadalupe River (hidden river in Arabic) in the Sierra de Villuercas, back in 1326 after the expulsion of the Moors of that area...

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Nuestra Senora de Coromoto, Portuguesa, Venezuela

Nuestra Senora de Coromoto, Portuguesa, Venezuela - September 11, February 2, September 8

The first apparition of the Virgin Mary was in the forest where the Cospes had fled, on September 8, 1652, when the Virgin appeared to the Cacique (ruler) of the Cospes Coromoto and his wife, saying in his own language: "Go to the white house and ask...

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Matka Boża (Mother of God of Gietrzwald), Gietrzwałd, Olsztyński, Warmia, Poland

Matka Boża (Mother of God of Gietrzwald), Gietrzwałd, Olsztyński, Warmia, Poland , 1877 - June 27, September 8

In 1877 two girls had a majestic appearance of the Immaculate Conception, who recommended the recitation of the rosary, promised an end to religious persecution and the reopening of Catholic churches, and blessed the water source. The Virgin Mary is...

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Mariatrost, Graz, Styria, Austria

Mariatrost, Graz, Styria, Austria , 1676 - September 8

Purburg Hill, overlooking Graz, has been a pilgrimage center since 1676, when word spread that the daughter of Johann Maximilian von Wilferstorff prayed successfully for healing before a Madonna in the family's castle chapel. In 1695, the standing Go...

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Virgen del Puig, El Puig, Horta Nord, Valencia, Spain

Virgen del Puig, El Puig, Horta Nord, Valencia, Spain , 1237 - First Sunday of September, September 8

On September 8, 1237, St. Peter Nolasco found a 3' marble relief of the Virgin and Child buried beneath a bell in El Puig, where James I of Aragon was preparing to reconquer the nearby city of Valencia from the Moors. The following year, James decide...

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Nuestra Senora de la Virgen de la Caridad - Our Lady of Charity of El Cobre (Cuba 1612)

Nuestra Senora de la Virgen de la Caridad - Our Lady of Charity of El Cobre (Cuba 1612) , 1612 - September 8

Our Lady of Charity also known as Our Lady of El Cobre or Nuestra Senora de la Virgen de la Caridad is a popular Marian title of the Blessed Virgin Mary known in many Catholic countries.   Several known Marian images with the same title exist arou...

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Nostra Signora di Lampedusa Lliguria, Castellaro, Italy)

Nostra Signora di Lampedusa Lliguria, Castellaro, Italy) , 1561 - September 8

The birth of the sanctuary is linked to a popular history and especially in the figure of an inhabitant of the then village of Castellaro. It is said that the resident Andrea Anfossi - nicknamed "Gagliardo" - was, according to one version, in 1561 wa...

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Santa Maria di Pulsano (Monte Sant'Angelo, Gargano, Foggia, Italy)

Santa Maria di Pulsano (Monte Sant'Angelo, Gargano, Foggia, Italy) , 6th cent. - September 8

Manfredonia - On the 8th September the Feast of Our Lady of Grace of Pulsano . The manfredoniani as ancient tradition, up to the 60s and 70s, have always walked over to the abbey of Pulsano starting " sunsets and sunrises n'ji "before dawn, provided ...

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Madone de Sesule (PORZUS DEGLI SLAVI, Italy)

Madone de Sesule (PORZUS DEGLI SLAVI, Italy) , 1885 - September 8

Madone de Sesule    In 1885 she appeared to Teresa Dush, an illiterate child. Bishop establishing a commission, which will study the truth of the apparitions. Discovered a letter on the construction of the chapel. In the heart of Benecia, in a ch...

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Our Lady of Tindari (Tindari, Patti, Messina, Sicily, Italy)

Our Lady of Tindari (Tindari, Patti, Messina, Sicily, Italy) , 7th cent. - September 8

he Sanctuary of the Madonna del Tindari in Tindari in the diocese of Patti (Province of Messina) is situated on top of a hill overlooking the sea. A Greek colony had built the city of Tindari three centuries before the Christian era, but it was later...

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