Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Mother of God of Pochaev, Russia

Mother of God of Pochaev, Russia , 1340 - April 17, September 21

On April 17, 1340 a monk went to pray at the top of Mount Pochaev. Suddenly a column of fire appeared. Some pastors saw the monk and joined in prayer. When the flame had ceased they saw the Virgin on the mountain.    When the apparition disappear...

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Beata Vergine dei Miracoli (Our Lady of the Miracles), Corbetta, Milano, Lombardia, Italy

Beata Vergine dei Miracoli (Our Lady of the Miracles), Corbetta, Milano, Lombardia, Italy , 1555 - April 17

On the facade of the church of San Nicolas de Corbetta was painted a beautiful picture of the Madonna, seated on his throne with the Child in her lap.  The April 17, 1555 the Child Jesus left the table and went to the plaza to play with the three c...

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Samara Mother of God, Novomoskovsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine

Samara Mother of God, Novomoskovsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine , 1736 - Third Tuesday after Easter

Similar to another Ukrainian icon, the Akhtyrskaya, the Mother of God of Samara is portrayed beside a crucifix, on Christ's right side, as in most Crucifixion and Deesis scenes. But in addition to the crucifix, the Samara icon depicts many other embl...

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Maria Santissima delle Grazie / Most Holy Mary of Graces (Torre di Ruggiero, Cosenza, Calabria, Italy)

Maria Santissima delle Grazie / Most Holy Mary of Graces (Torre di Ruggiero, Cosenza, Calabria, Italy) , 1677 - April 17

On a verdant hill, stands the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Grace; it is said that originally they were a " dacha "Basilian dating from the ninth or tenth century, as lets imagine the existence of the monastery of St. Basil. At this shrine they turned the...

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