Monday, January 20, 2020

Madonna del Miracolo (Rome, Italy)

Madonna del Miracolo (Rome, Italy) , 1842 - January 20

Marie Alphonse Ratisbonne, an anti-Catholic Jew, befriended a baron in Rome and began wearing the Miraculous Medal as a simple test . On Jan 20, 1842 while waiting for the baron in the church Sant Andrea delle Fratte, Ratisbonne encountered a vision ...

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Nuestra Señora del Rocío (Biblián, Cañar, Ecuador)

Nuestra Señora del Rocío (Biblián, Cañar, Ecuador) , 1894 - January 20

In the early 1890s, when southern Ecuador had suffered a three-year drought and famine, the town of Biblián asked parish priest Daniel Muñoz to hold an intercessory procession to the Virgin through the streets. But instead Padre Muñoz took the pro...

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Nuestra Señora Virgen de Peñarroya, Ermita de Peñarroya, Ciudad Real, Spain

Nuestra Señora Virgen de Peñarroya, Ermita de Peñarroya, Ciudad Real, Spain , 1198 - First Monday after Feast of St. Anthony Abbot

The Virgin of Peñarroya spends a third of the year at each of three places: the Castillo de Peñarroya, the Moorish fortress where the statue was found; and the towns of Argamasilla de Alba and La Solana, 7.5 and 21 miles away. On this day, usually ...

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