Sunday, August 11, 2019

Madonna del Soccorso, Sant'Agata Feltria, Rimini, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Madonna del Soccorso, Sant'Agata Feltria, Rimini, Emilia-Romagna, Italy , 1306 - First Sunday before Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven

The Sanctuary of the Madonna of Rescue stands isolated on the high plain between Monte Ercole and the town of Sant'Agata in central Italy, about 25 miles from the Adriatic Sea. Local tradition holds that an earlier chapel there marked the place where...

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Virgen de la Cabeza (Virgin of the Head) de Jaen, Spain

Virgen de la Cabeza (Virgin of the Head) de Jaen, Spain , 1227 - August 11

Oral tradition has it that in coming to Spain Euphrasius, disciple of St. James and First Bishop of Andújar, brought with him an image of the Blessed Virgin which worshiped and devotion. In the seventh century when Andujar was occupied by the Arabs,...

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