Monday, June 11, 2018

Icon of the Mother of God “the Surety of sinners” (Odrino, Orlov, Russia)

Icon of the Mother of God “the Surety of sinners” (Odrino, Orlov, Russia) , 1843 - March 20, June 11

The Icon of the Mother of God “Surety of Sinners” is known by this name because of the inscription on the icon: “I am the Surety of sinners for My Son Who has entrusted Me to hear them, and those who bring Me the joy of hearing them will receiv...

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Notre-Dame de la Délivrance (Our Lady of Deliverance), Popenguine, Mbour, Thiès, Senegal

Notre-Dame de la Délivrance (Our Lady of Deliverance), Popenguine, Mbour, Thiès, Senegal , 1877 - First Monday after Pentecost

In 1887, Bishop Mathurin Picarda visited the mission of the Holy Ghost Fathers in Guéréo, Senegal, for the baptism of its first Catholic converts. The priests took a walk along the coast to the village of Popenguine. "What a magnificent site for 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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