Thursday, September 21, 2017

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 del Tresto, Ospedaletto Euganeo, Italy

Beata Vergine del Tresto, Ospedaletto Euganeo, Italy , 1468 - September 21

On September 21, 1468 the Virgin appeared to Giovanni Zelo, a boatman from Padua Ponso that he was returning home. Este reached in the evening, the man had stopped to sleep in the boat under the bridge Borini. around midnight he was awakened by a wom...

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Mother of God of Kholm, Lutsk, Volyn, Ukraine

Mother of God of Kholm, Lutsk, Volyn, Ukraine , 1248 - September 21

This cypresswood icon of the Virgin and Child was venerated in Eastern Europe so long that its history is embedded in that of troubled region. Art historians date it to the 1000s. The traditional story is this. St. Luke painted the portrait. When Pri...

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Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign”, the “Kursk-Root”, Ry'la, Russia

Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign”, the “Kursk-Root”, Ry'la, Russia , 1259 - September 21

The Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God “Of the Sign” is one of the most ancient icons of the Russian Church. In the thirteenth century during the Tatar invasion, when all the Russian realm was put to the extremest tribulation, the city of Kursk...

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Icon of the Mother of God of Pochaev, Pochaev, Russia

Icon of the Mother of God of Pochaev, Pochaev, Russia , 1340 - September 21

The Pochaev Icon of the Mother of God is in the Pochaev monastery. Two monks settled on the hill where the monastery is now located in the year 1340. One of the monks went to the top of the hill after he had prayed, and suddenly he saw the Theotokos ...

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