Monday, May 14, 2018

Feast of the Ascension

Feast of the Ascension - May 14

The Feast of the Ascension, also known as Ascension Thursday, Holy Thursday (only by some denominations; not to be confused with Thursday of Holy Week), or Ascension Day,[1][2] commemorates the bodily Ascension of Jesus into heaven. It is one of the ...

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Icon of the Mother of God of “the Unexpected Joy”, Andronikov, Moscow, Russia

Icon of the Mother of God of “the Unexpected Joy”, Andronikov, Moscow, Russia , 1347 - May 14

The “Unexpected Joy” Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos, is painted in this way: in a room is an icon of the Mother of God, and beneath it a youth is kneeling at prayer. The tradition about the healing of some youth from a bodily affliction through ...

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Madonna di Pinè, Montagnaga, Trento, Italy

Madonna di Pinè, Montagnaga, Trento, Italy , 1729 - May 14

Domenica Targa of Guardia, thirty years old, was busy supervising the cattle grazing,which suddenly, with no apparent visible reason, started running in all directions as if he were crazy. The shepherdess then began to cry out: "Mary, Jesus, help me....

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