Monday, April 24, 2017

Nuestra Señora de los Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nuestra Señora de los Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina , 1536 - April 24

In 1536, Spanish explorer Pedro de Mendoza found and named the port of Buenos Aires. His company included a Sardinian squire, two friars of the Order of Mercy, and an image of Santa María del Buen Ayre. Navigators had already claimed Our Lady of Goo...

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Nossa Senhora da Penha, Vila Velha, Espírito Santo, Brazil

Nossa Senhora da Penha, Vila Velha, Espírito Santo, Brazil , 1558 - Second Monday after Easter

Perched on a 500' rock across the bay from the state capital, Vitória, the monastery of Our Lady of the Crag got its start in 1558, when Franciscan missionary Pedro Palácios arrived, bringing from Portugal a painting of Nossa Senhora das Alegrias, ...

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Nostra Signora di Bonaria / Our Lady fo Bonaria (Cagliari, Italy)

Nostra Signora di Bonaria / Our Lady fo Bonaria (Cagliari, Italy) (Cagliari, Italy) , 1370 - First Sunday of July, March 25, April 24

On 25 March, while in the whole Church celebrates the Annunciation of the Virgin, in a solemn manner in Bonaria remembers a key date in its history: the arrival of the statue of the Virgin prodigious, which took place in the year 1370. The small chur...

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