Saturday, April 14, 2018

Vilensky Hodegetria (Vilnius, Lithuania)

Vilensky Hodegetria (Vilnius, Lithuania) , 15th cent. - February 28, April 14

Orthodox tradition holds that St. Luke the Evangelist wrote (painted) this icon, which later belonged to the Byzantine ruling family. Painted on linden and cypress boards, it is a Hodegetria or way-pointing icon, with the Mother gesturing toward her ...

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Santa Marian Kamalen, Hagåtña, Guam

Santa Marian Kamalen, Hagåtña, Guam , 1825 - April 14, December 8

Various local traditions agree that long ago, a Chamorro fisherman named Babang noticed lights in the sea, which turned out to be two crabs with lit candles on their backs, flanking a statue of the Virgin. Only after adopting Christian ways was he ab...

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Beata Vergine delle Grazie, Salzano (Robegano district), Venezia, Veneto, Italy

Beata Vergine delle Grazie, Salzano (Robegano district), Venezia, Veneto, Italy , 1534 - April 14

On April 14, 1534 would be at Robegano a miraculous: Constantina, a crippled girl was healed while praying in front of an ' icon fourteenth century , then exposed in a small chapel near the church. On September 13, following thus began the constructi...

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