Monday, June 01, 2020

Consolatrix Afflictorum, Kevelaer, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Consolatrix Afflictorum, Kevelaer, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany , 1641 - June 1

For three days at Christmastime, 1641, when praying at a roadside cross, peddler Hendrik Busman heard a voice: "Build me a chapel on this spot." With his pastor, John Schink, he began the building. At Eastertime, his wife, Mechel Schouse, had a visio...

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Madonna delle Grazie / Our Lady of Grace, Leini, Torino, Piedmont, Italy

Madonna delle Grazie / Our Lady of Grace, Leini, Torino, Piedmont, Italy , 1630 - June 1

Since 1627 a famine hit the town of Leini and the surrounding areas followed by the Black Plague, reducing the town to a handful of families. On June 1, 1630, a man deaf and dumb from birth returned from the fields and stopped before the image of t...

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