Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza (Our Lady of Hope), Oviedo, Asturias, Spain

Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza (Our Lady of Hope), Oviedo, Asturias, Spain , 16th cent. - First Tuesday after Pentecost, December 18

Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza, Oviedo, Asturias, Spain    Oviedo, capital of the rugged land of Asturias in northern Spain, has honored Our Lady of Hope on this date for hundreds of years. In 1232, Doña Velasquita Giráldez gave its tailors' g...

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Holy Mother of Akita, Akita, Tohuku, Japan

Holy Mother of Akita, Akita, Tohuku, Japan , 1973 - July 6, June 12

On the night of July 6, 1973, at the Institute of the Handmaids of the Eucharist in Akita, Sister Agnes Sasagawa couldn't sleep because of the driving pain of a cross-shaped wound on her palm, which had formed several days previously and recently beg...

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Madonna di Montalto / Our Lady of Montalto - Messina, Italy

Madonna di Montalto / Our Lady of Montalto - Messina, Italy , 1294 - June 12, August 8

One night a humble friar named Nicholas dreamt of the Virgin Mary who told him to go the next day by the Senate of Messina and inform them that Our Lady wanted a temple on that hill, dedicated as the Lady of the High Mountain.    In the morning, ...

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