Sunday, October 08, 2017

Notre-Dame de Bonne Nouvelle (Rennes, Ille-et-Vilaine, Brittany, France)

Notre-Dame de Bonne Nouvelle (Rennes, Ille-et-Vilaine, Brittany, France) , 1720 - First Sunday of October, December 23

Jean de Montfort founded the Dominican convent of Our Lady of Good News in Rennes to pay a vow taken during the battle of Auray in 1364, where his victory settled him as Duke of Brittany. In the following century, a panel painting in the convent's cl...

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Maria Loreto, Starý Hroznatov, Cheb, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

Maria Loreto, Starý Hroznatov, Cheb, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic , 1665 - First Sunday of October

On the first Sunday in October, 1664, Jesuits laid the foundation stone of the Loreto chapel near an old castle in Starý Hroznatov (German Altkinsberg), three miles outside the city of Cheb. The following year, on November 15, the statue of the Virg...

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Matka Boża Różańcowa, Cracow, Poland

Matka Boża Różańcowa, Cracow, Poland , 1600 - First Sunday of October, October 2

In the Dominican Basilica of the Trinity in Cracow is a large chapel dedicated to the Mother of God of the Rosary. The icon on its main altar, crowned on October 2, 1921, is a copy of the ancient Salus Populi Romani (Health of the Roman People) image...

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Notre-Dame du Bon Remède / Our Lady of Good Remedy, France

Notre-Dame du Bon Remède / Our Lady of Good Remedy, France , 1197 - October 8

Our Lady of Good Remedy, Trinitarian Order   In 1197, a Sorbonne doctor of theology and newly ordained priest, Jean de Matha, saw while saying his first mass a vision of an angel with a red and blue cross on his chest and his hands on the heads of...

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Our Lady of Good Remedy - Faucon-de-Barcelonnette (France)

Our Lady of Good Remedy - Faucon-de-Barcelonnette (France) , 12th cent. - October 8

800 years ago Christians were being captured and sold into slavery by the thousands, and nobody knew what to do about it. Then, in the year 1198, a man had an idea. St. John of Matha founded the Trinitarians to go to the slave markets, buy the Christ...

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