Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Mother of Mercy (Pellevoisin, France)

Mother of Mercy (Pellevoisin, France) , 1876 - February 14

Pellevoisin is a little village not far from Tours in France. In 1876, a young woman, Estelle Faguette, lay dying from tuberculosis – only five hours to live in the opinion of the doctors. But on the 13th of February, when all were expecting her de...

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Virgen de la Esperanza (Jacona, Michoacán, Mexico)

Virgen de la Esperanza (Jacona, Michoacán, Mexico) , 1685 - February 14

The image of Our Lady of Hope, patroness of the diocese and whose shrine is in this city of Jacona, originated in 1685, when an Indian Pajacuarán saw walking on water a root grown, put it in his canoe and He took her home. Seeing the root by the fir...

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"Weeping" Icon of the Mother of God (Romania) , 1854 - February 14

This icon of the Mother of God was in a church in the Orthodox Theological Seminary at the Romanian Sokolsky Monastery. In February 1854, it gained renown for the remarkable miracle of shedding tears.   Following the Liturgy served on February 1 i...

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