Monday, July 09, 2018

Virgen de Itatí

Virgen de Itatí , 17th cent. - July 9

Our Lady of Itatí is a celebrated wooden representation of Virgin Mary in the city of Itatí, Corrientes Province, Argentina.
 
According to legend, it saved the life of 17th Century Jesuit missionary Friar Luis de Bolaños.
In 1950 a Basilica was built with one of the tallest domes in South America.

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Nuestra Señora del Rosario de Chiquinquirá

Nuestra Señora del Rosario de Chiquinquirá (Maracaibo, Venezuela ) , 1709 - November 18, July 9

Our Lady of the Rosary of Chiquinquirá is one of the invocations that venerates the Virgin Mary in Catholicism . She is the patroness and queen of Colombia , the State of Zulia in Venezuela , and the city of Caraz , in the department of Ancash in Pe...

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Virgen del Rosario (Chiquinquirá, Boyacá, Colombia)

Virgen del Rosario (Chiquinquirá, Boyacá, Colombia) , 1586 - December 26, July 9

The miracle of the Virgin of Chiquinquirá is a case of spontaneous renovation which transformed an obscure, faded picture into a national icon. In 1562, Don Antonio de Santana wanted an image of Our Lady of the Rosary for the private chapel on his e...

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Tikhvin Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos, Tikhvin, Leningrad, Russia

Tikhvin Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos, Tikhvin, Leningrad, Russia , 1383 - July 9

On June 26, 1383 (July 9 in the modern calendar), an icon of the God-Bearer was found hovering in a bright light over Lake Ladoga, in the area of Novgorod, Russia, and identified as an icon painted by St. Luke the Evangelist that had recently disappe...

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Nuestra Señora de Itatí, Corrientes, Argentina

Nuestra Señora de Itatí, Corrientes, Argentina , 1615 - July 9

In 1615 a group of anti-evangelization Indians stole a beautiful image of the Virgin Mary that was in Yaguarí. Another group went to retrieve it and found it resting on a white stone. She was taken to Yaguarí every day but returned to find the whi...

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Madonna delle Vittorie / Our Lady of Victories (Maserada Sul Piave, Treviso, Veneto, Italy

Madonna delle Vittorie / Our Lady of Victories (Maserada Sul Piave, Treviso, Veneto, Italy , 1722 - July 9

Not far from the parish, following avenue Caccianiga, we find the small temple dedicated to Our Lady of Victories. It was erected in 1717 by the Venetian doge Carlo Ruzzini right next to his villa in the countryside. Inside the noble took place an i...

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