Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Mother of God, Zhyrovichy, Slonim, Hrodna, Belarus

Mother of God, Zhyrovichy, Slonim, Hrodna, Belarus , 1500 - May 20

Zhyrovichy* is in the Grodno region of eastern Belarus, which belonged to the Grand Duchy of Lithuania when this story begins. One night around 1500 (storytellers and scholars disagree on the year), some herders noticed a wild pear tree radiating lig...

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Santa Maria del Pozzo / Our Lady of the Well - Capurso, Bari, Italy

Santa Maria del Pozzo / Our Lady of the Well - Capurso, Bari, Italy , 1705 - August 30, May 20

The town of Capurso (Bari), on the east coast of southern Italy, claims Our Lady of the Well as its patron under the title Madonna del Pozzo. Tradition says that it was on August 30, 1705, that the image of Our Lady sculpted in wood was found in a we...

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