Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Nuestra Señora de Belén (Tumeremo, Sifontes, Bolívar, Venezuela)

Nuestra Señora de Belén (Tumeremo, Sifontes, Bolívar, Venezuela) , 1788 - January 26

On January 26, 1788, Catalan Capuchin friars established a frontier mission in Venezuela, against the governor's wishes, in a valley near the eastern border. Baptizing the town Tumeremo, meaning spotted snake in the Guyanese Indian language, they des...

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Nuestra Señora de las Aguas (Mongmong, Guam)

Nuestra Señora de las Aguas (Mongmong, Guam) - January 26

Although since World War II the Mongmong area is no longer dependent on farming, and few farmers still rely on Our Lady of the Waters for rain, the village still honors her as patron and presents her with annual offerings for a good harvest. Most of ...

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