Monday, September 14, 2020

Mariä Schmerzen, Legau, Swabia, Bavaria, Germany

Mariä Schmerzen, Legau, Swabia, Bavaria, Germany , 1730 - September 14

In 1728, Steinbach's parish church acquired a set of painted wood statues representing the Crucifixion, the Sorrowful Mother, and St. John. Two years later, churchgoers began reporting that Our Lady of Sorrows' statue was moving its eyes, crying, and...

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Icon of the Mother of God “Chernigov-Gethsemane”, Chernigov, Russia

Icon of the Mother of God “Chernigov-Gethsemane”, Chernigov, Russia , 1869 - September 14

The Chernigov-Gethsemane Icon of the Mother of God is a copy of the famed Ilyin-Chernigov Icon of the Mother of God (April 16), which was to be found at the Trinity-Ilyin monastery near Chernigov on Mount Boldina, and where in the eleventh century St...

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Beata Vergine delle Grazie / Blessed Virgin of Grace, Chieri, Torino, Piedmont, Italy

Beata Vergine delle Grazie / Blessed Virgin of Grace, Chieri, Torino, Piedmont, Italy , 1630 - Second Monday of September

The bubonic plague that swept Europe in 1630 was especially deadly in northern Italy. The city of Turin lost over 70 percent of its population. The neighboring city of Chieri appointed a commission to control the epidemic. In the absence of reliable ...

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Nossa Senhora de Nazaré / Our Lady of Nazareth, Portugal

Nossa Senhora de Nazaré / Our Lady of Nazareth, Portugal , 1182 - September 14

The chronicles of the old Portugal report this episode that took place in the year 1182, on the day of the exaltation of the Holy Cross. Dom Fuas Roupinho, a knight and vassal of King Afonso Henriques, was out hunting on a foggy day. He was pursuing ...

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