Sunday, August 13, 2017

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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nuestra señora del olvido triunfo y misericordias (Our Lady of Forgetfulness, Triumph and Mercy), Guadalajara Castilla - La Mancha - Spain

nuestra señora del olvido triunfo y misericordias (Our Lady of Forgetfulness, Triumph and Mercy), Guadalajara Castilla - La Mancha - Spain , 1831 - August 13

In the afternoon of August 13, 1831 the Blessed Virgin appeared to a French nun of the Immaculate Conception, Sister Patrocinio, aka Dolores Quiroga (1811-1891), known as the "Nun of the plagues" because it bore the stigmata for 61 years.   In the...

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