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Beata Vergine dell'Adorazione (Blessed Virgin of the Adoration), Fivizzano, Massa-Carrara, Tuscany, Italy
Fivizzano, a town on the border of Tuscany and of the province of Massa Carrara, lies on a fertile hill that descends the Tuscan Emilian Apennines on the national road to the Passo del Cerreto, at Reggio Emilia. Its origin dates back to a settlement before the Ligurian-Etruscan survives the Samnite invasion and later joins a Roman colony. Through the centuries has different rules and principles of the Marquesas that make it an important stronghold. From 1478 passes under the dominion of Florence that holds it as a summer residence, Cosimo I de 'Medici the surrounding solid walls. It then passes under the government of Modena until the unification of Italy, as a bulwark of security with its walls and its castles. Today it is a charming resort town, partly rebuilt in a modern style, after the terrible earthquake of 1920 that devastated.
In this "pearl lost in the mountains" blooms since 1596 a great devotion to Our Lady rooted in the Shrine of Our Lady of Adoration, who flock to the people of Lunigiana.
 
 
 
A humble woman named Margaret, said Caugliana from the country of origin of the husband, lives his simple and ordinary life of mother and family of the bride, when he suddenly fell ill. It is thought to one of those usual diseases for which we soon recovers, but spend the days, weeks and Margaret does not improve. Doctors do not know how to determine the nature of sickness, the care does not lead to nothing. The sick woman lying motionless in his bed with no hope of regaining his strength and to be able to raise. The story raises profound piety, wherever you talk to her, of his unhappy case, and began a long pilgrimage of people who come to greet and comfort the sick poor. Then, gradually takes over addiction and indifference. The hope of healing moves away, the visits are becoming less frequent. Just some gossip of the neighborhood, and some are fond acquaintance to keep her company and to lend some service. The world continues its pace of life and Margarita is always present to itself, conscious of his pain and his unhappy state. From the bed of his sufferings prays and hopes.
 
After eighteen years of this illness and loneliness, reaches the ears of the news that Margaret in Reggio Emilia, in a deserted town, called "The Ghiara," an Image of the Virgin Mary who is venerated with pantry and extraordinary favors. The invalid's confidence revives, it is also certain that Our Lady will make her grace. From that moment comes to life and grows into her confidence. 
In this state of mind, one day hears and sees to ask permission to open the door is Nicola Vaseschi, neighbor and friend, that having to carry on business in Reggio, went to ask for more politeness than conviction, if Margherita I need something. The sick woman sees in this visit to the inspiration of heaven, and immediately answers:
 
"The great thing, you will travel a little discomfort. Bring an Image of the Virgin of Ghiara. " It does not say anything, but it is recommended that Nicholas did not forget, and live in hope. "Do you think, Daisy! - Answered Nicholas - Take into account you already have the picture with you. "
 
A few days later, precisely May 5, 1596, Vaseschi returns, and Margaret first asks: "And the Picture? '. The invalid anxiety, the poor man understands the seriousness of his forgetfulness, and confused, his head lowered responds with a faint voice, "Margaret, I forgot." The sick woman who in the heat of desire at the sight of Vaseschi it is raised slightly, falling on the pillows, her eyes fill with tears, and with a gesture of invocation, looks to the sky. Wonder! To the beam of the ceiling hangs an Image of the Virgin Mary, quite big: the image so desired.'s The Madonna della Ghiara, sweet and gentle in the act of worshiping the Son, with pretty flowers at his feet. Margaret cries and feel a new vitality in his members; suddenly returned to the elasticity of the movements. It does bring his clothes, rushed out of bed and on his knees, with his arms outstretched to the Image, exclaims, "I am healed, I am healed." The tears flow from his eyes heavy. After eighteen years of immobility and disease, it is now out of bed, healthy and in force, in front Image miraculously appeared.
 
 Also she repeats the miracle of Marchino ,  the dumb guy, that apparition of Our Lady of Ghiara, a few kilometers away, six days before, on April 29 of that year, he regained the word.
 
 
 
The news came out in a heartbeat and people come. In that humble room, a witness for so many years of pain the poor sick, now healed, begins the first fervent veneration of that Image, which reaches up to the present day. Our Lady called by the inhabitants of Fivizzano "the Madonna di Reggio" is liturgically venerated under the title of "Our Lady of Adoration," the attitude of adoration with which Mary is addressed to the Son. Popular devotion is widespread and deeply felt, and every house has its own image, placed on the front and in the rooms, and up to this generation brides led engraved in the ring double the image of "Our Lady of Adoration." (2 )
Don Mario Morra SDB (from the magazine "Mary Help of Christians" of the homonymous sanctuary of Turin)
 
1 Anonymous, History of the miraculous image of the Blessed Virgin Mary under the title of Adoration which is venerated in the church of the illustrious Provost Fivizzano of which is the principal patron (Parma, Carmignani 1802). 
2 Ezio Pandiani, The miraculous apparition. History of the miraculous image of the Blessed Virgin Adoration (Fivizzano, Conti 1966).
PICTURES: 
1 A view of the scenic valley of Fivizzano 
2 Interior of the Sanctuary of Fivizzano

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